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Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns to lead Sam Houston State to a 44-31 win over Lamar Saturday in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.
The sixth-ranked Houston Cougars easily overcame the absence of injured quarterback Greg Ward Jr. as well as a 3 1/2-hour lightning delay for a 42-0 victory over Lamar on Saturday.
Watch: Lamar at No. 6 Houston
After last week's upset of Oklahoma, Houston's No. 6-ranking is its highest since 1990. The Cougars, however, will be without QB Greg Ward Jr. (shoulder) as Kyle Postman gets his second career start. Ward's MRI showed "no structural damage," coach Tom Herman said on Monday. Streaming live on ESPN3
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Houston will be without starting QB Greg Ward Jr. today vs. Lamar because of a shoulder injury, the team announced moments ago. Ward suffered the injury to his throwing shoulder in Houston's 33-23 win over Oklahoma last week, but Tom Herman said he doesn't believe the injury to be serious. Backup QB Kyle Postma will start today in his place.
De'Angelo Henderson ran for 158 yards and two touchdowns to lead Coastal Carolina to a 38-14 victory over Lamar on Saturday night.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The Bills have hired John Blake to replace Karl Dunbar, fired Sunday, as their defensive line coach. Blake, who was hired last month at Lamar University, resigned from North Carolina amid an NCAA investigation into his financial relationship with then-NFL agent Gary Wichard. "He endured a difficult time in his coaching career a few years back, but has moved forward with his life and put that behind him," Rex Ryan said of Blake in a statement. "Since that time he has worked with a number of NFL players and earned their respect with his ability to hone their skills and techniques." Ryan coached under Blake at Oklahoma in 1998.
The Bills have agreed to terms with controversial veteran coach John Blake to replace defensive line coach Karl Dunbar, whom Buffalo abruptly fired Sunday.
Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp was honored Friday night as the Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year as the Big Sky Conference swept the top four awards.
Derrick Milton, Ryan Ross and Daniel Sams all rushed for over 100 yards as McNeese State held on to beat Lamar 20-14 on Saturday night.
Kade Harrington ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns as Lamar held on to beat Incarnate Word 28-21 in Southland Conference action on Saturday.
Marcus Abbott was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded in Afghanistan and is now trying to make it as a 27-year-old freshman football player at Lamar.
Francisco Condado kicked a 28-yard field goal with 2:46 to play to help Nicholls State slip past Lamar 30-28 Saturday night.
Kade Harrington and Joe Minden were in on three touchdowns apiece as Lamar defeated Houston Baptist 55-7 on Saturday, ending a two-game losing skid.
Blake Veasley carried 49 times for a school-record 292 yards and scored four touchdowns to carry Central Arkansas to a 35-17 win over Lamar Saturday night.
De'Mard Llorens rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and Northwestern State topped Lamar 48-35 on Saturday.
Kade Harrington rushed for two touchdowns and a school and Southland Conference record of 347 yards to lead Lamar to a 44-28 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday night.
Kody Sutton had a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down with 1:19 remaining to help Southeastern Louisiana beat Lamar 30-27 on Thursday night.
Carson Earp threw for 223 yards and four touchdowns and Kade Harrington rushed for a career-high 230 yards and two scores as Lamar knocked off Sam Houston State 49-46 to open Southland Conference
Corey Coleman set a Baylor record with four touchdown catches, all of them coming at crucial points as the fourth-ranked Bears finally shook off FCS team Lamar.
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