CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Jamal Young rushed for a career-high 162 yards and three touchdowns to lead Jacksonville State to a 28-23 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
The Gamecocks (4-0, 1-0 Ohio Valley), who upset Mississippi to open the season, extended their winning streak to eight games, dating back to last year. They have also won eight straight away from home, the longest active FCS road streak in the country.
Jimmy Potempa led the Panthers (0-4, 0-2) with 101 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Jacksonville State built a 28-9 lead before Eastern Illinois added two late TDs.
Young, who carried the ball 18 times, scored all of his touchdowns in the second quarter, included one on a run of 76 yards.
Alphonso Freeney scored the Gamecocks' other TD on an 8-yard run in the fourth.
Paul Finebaum explains why Nick Saban may have unintentionally changed the race for Senate in Alabama.
Wofford coach Mike Ayers has retired after 30 seasons as the Terriers' football coach.
Georgia freshman Latavious Brini is facing a felony forgery charge over allegations of passing a counterfeit $100 bill last summer. He the third player to be arrested since the Bulldogs won the SEC championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff.
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, died Wednesday after an extended illness. He was 74.
A playoff trilogy, intriguing coaching matchups, and renewed rivalries highlight this year's bowl season.
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