CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Chris Evans rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns to lead Samford to a 30-7 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday.
Evans set a single-season school record with 1,284 yards, surpassing the previous mark of 1,270 set by Surkano Edwards in 1992.
Chattanooga coach Rodney Allison ended his six-year tenure with a career record of 17-51, including a 1-11 (0-8 Southern Conference) mark this season. His contract was not extended beyond this year.
Evans scored from 9 yards out to give Samford a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. He scored on a 5-yard run and Bob Hooper added a 29-yard field goal for a 24-7 halftime lead.
Evans tacked on a 6-yard score in the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs finished with a winning record for the first time since 2003.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.