LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Aldreakis Allen rushed for 179 yards and three touchdowns to lead Liberty to a 26-12 Big South Conference victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Allen's scoring runs covered 56, 35 and 30 yards as the Flames (4-5, 3-1) amassed 302 yards on the ground, the fourth time this season Liberty has surpassed 200 yards rushing. It was Allen's fourth 100-yard game of the season.
It was Liberty's seventh consecutive victory over Charleston Southern for an 18-2 advantage in the series.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Tennessee defensive tackle Shy Tuttle will miss the rest of the season with a broken fibula and torn ankle ligament.
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications, and a history of injuries was a contributing factor, a medical examiner said.