LORMAN, Miss. -- Brandon Bridge passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Alcorn State outscored Mississippi Valley State 29-7 in the second half and coasted to a 39-14 victory Saturday in a Southwest Athletic Conference game. The Braves (1-2 overall, 1-2 SWAC) led 10-7 at halftime but scored four touchdowns in the second half to trounce MSVU (0-3, 0-2 SWAC).
Alcorn State got two long second-half touchdown passes from two different quarterbacks. Bridge, who completed 7 of 16 attempts for 148 yards, hit Rodney Whitmore on a 72-yard scoring pass. Darius Smith, who was 7 for 11 for 144 yards, found Terrance Lewis for a 55-yard TD. Jerry Salas also caught a 5-yard scoring pass from Bridge.
Peyton Manning was among the former Tennessee players who praised and roasted Phillip Fulmer, who led the Volunteers to the 1998 national title.
J.P. Urquidez, the No. 17-rated offensive tackle in the ESPN 300, has signed with the Texas Longhorns after being released from his commitment to Baylor.
The SEC says it is closely monitoring its Twitter account after a hack led the league to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning.
Baylor and ex-coach Art Briles acknowledged "serious shortcomings" Friday night in a statement announcing that the sides have mutually agreed to terminate his employment.
Wyatt Davis is a physical offensive lineman who can provide some versatility to Ohio State.
Zachary Carter provides Florida with needed depth on the defense side. He can develop into a versatile defensive lineman.
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