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Texas A&M needed a second-half comeback to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 45-21 on Saturday at Kyle Field.
Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer
Texas A&M freshman QB Kellen Mond will start Saturday's game against Louisiana, according to Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin. Jake Hubenak didn't practice on Friday because of a shoulder injury, but will try to go through warm-ups. The Aggies lost QB Nick Starkel to a broken ankle earlier this season.
D'Angelo Brewer rushed for a career-high 262 yards and three of Tulsa's eight rushing touchdowns to help the Golden Hurricane defeat Louisiana 66-42 Saturday night.
Joe Dillon returned a fumbled 2-point conversion attempt 98 yards into the end zone with 42 seconds left to cap Louisiana-Lafayette's wild, 51-48 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
By completing a pre-trial diversion program, more than a dozen Louisiana-Lafayette football players suspended from the team after felony theft arrests in late April could have felony arrest charges dropped.
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.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
With their first pick in the sixth round, the Jets selected RB Elijah McGuire of Louisiana-Lafayette. They wanted come out of the draft with another back because depth is an issue beyond Bilal Powell and Matt Forte. He ran for 1,168 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He can catch a little bit and he has return ability. He had a foot injury that bears watching.
Louisiana-Lafayette has indefinitely suspended 13 football players facing charges of criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft.
McGuire named Offensive MVP of Shrine Game
Louisiana-Lafayette running back Eli McGuire scored the only touchdown of Saturday's East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla. His 18-yard scamper to start the fourth quarter broke a tie and gave the West team a 10-3 victory. Box score
Sun Belt rules the Group of 5
Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Troy and Idaho all earned victories to give the Sun Belt a 4-2 bowl record, the best among Group of 5 conferences.
Allenzae Staggers had 11 catches for 230 yards and a touchdown as Southern Miss defeated Louisiana Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.