BATON ROUGE, La. -- Donald Babers ran for 111 yards on 20 carries and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 3-yard run midway through the fourth quarter in Prairie View A&M's 16-14 victory over Southern University on Thursday night.
Babers also caught a 49-yard pass from K.J. Black, and finished with four receptions for 63 yards for the Panthers (5-1, 5-0 SWAC). Prairie View's lone loss was a 21-18 decision at New Mexico State on Sept. 12.
Brady Faggard added a 29-yard field goal for the Panthers.
Bryant Lee had a 1-yard scoring run and threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Juamorr Stewart to give the Jaguars (4-3, 1-2) a 14-10 lead in the third quarter.
Lee was 25 of 36 for 285 yards and ran for 59 yards on nine carries, and Stewart had 12 catches for 162 yards. Black was 13 of 22 for 165 yards for Prairie View.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|