YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Darrelynn Dunn continued a hot start to the season with 129 yards rushing and two touchdowns, and Illinois State dominated the second half Saturday en route to a 31-14 victory over Eastern Michigan.
Dunn ran for 4-yard scores midway through the third quarter and with 1:08 left in the game as the Redbirds (2-0) outscored Eastern Michigan 21-0 after halftime. Dunn, a senior, has 256 yards rushing through two games, surpassing his 2011 total of 247.
For the second straight week, Alex Gillett was the offense for the Eagles (0-2). He threw for 145 yards and a touchdown to Garrett Hoskins and added a rushing score, but was intercepted three times. Through two games, Gillett has accounted for all six of Eastern Michigan's touchdowns.
Will Jim Harbaugh roll Toomer's Corner when he brings Michigan down South for spring break? And might Bret Bielema go WWE with the SEC response?
The Buckeyes really had only one pressing area of need -- the secondary -- and they addressed it with another solid recruiting class.
Even though the Cowboys signed two running backs in the Class of 2016, that position remains the biggest concern for Oklahoma State.
Texas Tech QB signee Jett Duffey and Baylor WR signee Devin Duvernay drew the most praise, but there is talent all across the conference.
After signing three ESPN 300 recruits in the 2016 class, including two 'monster' receivers, Pitt has the potential to win a division title.
USC, UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State, Utah and Cal are among those with high-impact early enrollees.
|North Dakota State||7-1||13-2|
|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|