WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Chris Massey caught two touchdown passes and picked up two points on a safety in South Carolina State's 43-13 win over Howard on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (8-1, 6-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic conference), led 22-6 at halftime on two field goals by Blake Erickson, two touchdown passes by Malcolm Long and a safety.
William Ford finished with 108 yards on 16 carries for South Carolina State, which outgained the Bison (2-7, 0-6) 180-62 on the ground.
Terrance Smith gave the Bulldogs a 10-0 lead late in the first quarter on a 28-yard pass from Long. Massey then caught a 14-yard TD pass from Long for a 17-3 advantage early in the second.
Long finished with 180 yards on 21-of-33 passing for the Bulldogs, who need one more win for their second-straight conference title.
Howard's Floyd Haigler was 14 of 29 with 159 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions.
Malik Rosier made enough plays last season to own the job, the coach says, though N'Kosi Perry is making progress and will have his day.
Zack Darlington has long felt the call to serve -- first as a teammate and friend when tragedy struck the Nebraska football team, and now as a future member of the United States armed forces.
Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin -- brother of Owls head coach Lane -- is leaving for a coaching position with the San Francisco 49ers, a source tells ESPN.
Ohio State gave defensive coordinator Greg Schiano a raise to $1.5 million a year, up from $700,000, and offensive coordinator/QB coach Ryan Day a raise to $1 million, up from $400,000.
Here is a look at the numbers that built the preseason college football FPI rankings and put Clemson at the top over Alabama.
On February 14, 1973, a legend was born.
|North Carolina A&T||8-0||12-0|
|North Carolina Central||5-3||7-4|
|South Carolina State||2-6||3-7|