NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Nathan Dick threw three touchdown passes and Central Arkansas rallied in the second half to beat Northwestern State 45-20 on Saturday.
The Bears (7-3, 6-1 Southland Conference) trailed 20-14 at halftime, but scored 31 unanswered points in the second half. Dick, who passed for 217 yards, threw two touchdown passes in the second half -- 25 yards to Dominique Croom and 1 yard to Thomas Hart.
Central Arkansas' defense converted two turnovers into second-half touchdowns. Al Lasker recovered a fumble and returned it 20 yards as the Bears took the lead for good at 21-20 with 13:46 remaining in the third quarter. A 55-yard interception return for a touchdown by Marcus Peters as time expired provided the final margin for the Bears, who have won six in a row.
Brad Henderson passed for 248 yards and a touchdown for Northwestern State (5-4, 3-2), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Daryl Gross, who spent a decade as Syracuse's athletic director, will start as Division II Cal State-Los Angeles' AD in July.
Freshman DB Chad Clay didn't last long with the Georgia football team, as the Bulldogs dismissed him following a second arrest in the past four months.
Brenda Tracy, who allegedly was sexually assaulted by four men, including two Oregon State players, in 1998 spoke Wednesday to the Nebraska football team.
A man who claims he told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he was sexually abused as a teen by Jerry Sandusky asked a judge Wednesday to protect his identity and limit questions.
FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman joins The Paul Finebaum Show to share his thoughts on the upcoming National Championship race.
Urban Meyer, Thad Matta and Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith were among the crowd at the parade for the Cleveland Cavliers on Wednesday.
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