Ito Smith ran for a career-high 219 yards and Kwadra Griggs threw for three touchdowns to lead Southern Mississippi to a 28-17 win over Louisiana Monroe on Saturday night.
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With Hurricane Irma continuing to track toward Florida, both Florida State and Florida canceled their respective home games that had been set for Saturday.
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Florida State has moved kickoff against ULM to noon Saturday because of Hurricane Irma. “We have moved the game time after consulting with a number of state agencies and based on the information we have on the potential impact on the state,” FSU President John Thrasher said in a statement. "The earlier start will give ULM the opportunity to travel safely after the game, and provide many of our fans a chance to come to the game and return home in time to make any necessary preparations.”
Darrell Henderson rushed for 169 yards and two long touchdowns, and Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 99 yards to lead Memphis to a 37-29 win over Louisiana Monroe in the season opener on Thursday night.
The new format for the 2018 season was announced Tuesday at the Sun Belt's annual spring meeting and will break up the 10 teams into East and West Divisions.
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Louisiana Lafayette beat Louisiana Monroe 30-3 -- despite having zero passing yards. The Ragin' Cajuns became the first FBS team to win a game with zero passing yards since Air Force beat Hawai'i in the 2012 season.
Elijah McGuire ran for 110 yards and a touchdown, and Louisiana-Lafayette returned two fumbles for scores to beat Louisiana-Monroe 30-3 in the rain on Saturday.
Marcus Cox rushed for 153 yards and three touchdowns to become Appalachian State's all-time leading rusher and lead the Mountaineers to a 42-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.
Thomas Koufie became the first player in Louisiana-Monroe history to rush for five touchdowns in a game as he led the Warhawks to a 37-23 win over Georgia State on Saturday.
Caleb Evans threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns, including a 7-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Green in overtime to lift Louisiana-Monroe to a 42-35 victory over South Alabama on Saturday nigh
How bad was October for Tennessee? Three straight losses, which means the Vols start November in the Bottom 10's coveted fifth spot.
Justice Hansen had a career-high four TD passes and Arkansas State beat Louisiana-Monroe 51-10 for the Red Wolves' 12th consecutive Sun Belt victory on Saturday night.
Jadon Boatright returned an interception 40 yards for a score 76 seconds into the game, and New Mexico added three more first-quarter touchdowns on Saturday in a 59-17 romp of Louisiana-Monroe.
Will Collins threw two touchdowns passes, Ben Luckett ran for two more scores and Louisiana-Monroe held on to beat Texas State 40-34 on Saturday night.
LSU and Florida shared the coveted fifth spot in this week's Bottom 10 after the SEC foes failed to reschedule their game postponed by Hurricane Matthew.
Austin Rehkow's fourth field goal, a 27-yarder as time expired, lifted Idaho to a 34-31 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.