BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Austin Sumner threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns as South Dakota State held off Southern Illinois 45-34 on Saturday.
Sumner hit Aaron Rollin for TDs of 5 and 44 yards in the first quarter, then found Dale Moss for scores of 71 and 4 yards in the second period as the Jackrabbits (4-6, 3-4 Missouri Valley) built a 35-14 halftime lead.
Sumner completed 16 of 28 passes and also had two interceptions. Moss finished with five catches for 139 yards while Rollins had five for 133 yards.
Southern Illinois (2-7, 1-6), which lost its sixth straight game, pulled within a touchdown twice in the second half. Jewel Hampton had 167 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Salukis. Quarterback Kory Faulkner also rushed for two TDs and threw for another, but was 13 of 32 passing for 162 yards with a pair of interceptions.
Ohio State entered the week with the best early 2017 class, which featured nine ESPN Junior 300 verbals. On Tuesday morning, that number reached double-digits with the commitment of defensive lineman Haskell Garrett.
One of the hottest names from the Class of 2017 over the past few weeks, both on the field as well as in regard to his recruitment, has been Santa Ana (Calif.
In an interview, former Texas A&M QB Kyle Allen said not everyone on the team was "committed."
The Sooners might not just boast the best running backs in the Big 12. They might have the best group in the country.
Iowa didn't get a lot of attention with their 2016 recruiting signings. But that's just the way the Hawkeyes like it.
Duke senior QB Thomas Sirk will have surgery after rupturing his left Achilles tendon. He suffered the same injury to his right Achilles in 2013.
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