NORMAL, Ill. -- Kyle Minett ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns and Ryan Crawford threw for two scores and ran for another as South Dakota State rolled to a 38-17 victory over Illinois State Saturday night.
Minett's 11-yard run midway through the second quarter gave the Jackrabbits (3-0, 2-0) their first lead at 14-10 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference game. With 52 seconds remaining until halftime, Crawford hooked up with Glen Fox for a 62-yard touchdown and a 21-10 margin.
Crawford finished with 197 yards on 17-of-28 passing. Minett's 64-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter put South Dakota State up 38-10.
Cornerback Chris Garrett returned a Crawford pass 30 yards for a touchdown to give the Redbirds (1-3, 0-1) a 10-7 lead early in the second quarter.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.