Riddle was 21 of 30 for 160 yards and Newsome rushed for 161 yards on 25 carries for the Phoenix (5-1, 3-0 Southern Conference), who never trailed.
Jordan Sorrells was 26-of-43 for 248 yards and one touchdown for Furman (4-2, 1-1).
Riddle hit Newsome on a 1-yard score and a 24-3 lead with 2:19 left in the third quarter.
Sorrells threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Chris Truss to cut the lead to 24-10 with 8:16 left in the game before Newsome scored on a 9-yard run to cap the scoring with 2:17 remaining in the game.
Newsome also caught six passes for 29 yards.
Tennessee has dismissed wide receiver Jauan Jennings from the team after he ripped the Volunteers' coaching staff in a profanity-laced video posted on Instagram. Jennings used the words "lying," "fake" and "snake" to describe the coaches.
Injured Florida QB Luke Del Rio posted on his Twitter page Wednesday that he will be participating in senior day activities before the team's season finale Saturday against rival Florida State.
Brad Edwards breaks down some key numbers for Alabama and Auburn ahead of this year's Iron Bowl.
AAC commissioner Mike Aresco is unhappy that unbeaten UCF finds itself ranked behind three-loss Mississippi State in this week's College Football Playoff rankings.
Phil Murphy is back with another edition of Murphy's Law to advocate for nine conference games a season for the ACC and SEC.
Rivalry week is headlined by a showdown between Alabama and Auburn that could shake up the College Football Playoff landscape. Ohio State looks to sneak into the playoff rankings with a win at Michigan, and unbeaten Miami faces a tough road game at Pitt.
|East Tennessee State||2-6||4-7|
|William & Mary||0-8||2-9|