TROY, Ala. -- Kolton Browning threw for 354 yards and five touchdowns and ran for a score to help Louisiana-Monroe beat Troy 49-37 on Thursday night.
Browning completed 21 of 31 passes for the Warhawks (5-4, 3-1 Sun Belt) and tied his career highs for passing touchdowns and total touchdowns.
Browning threw two touchdown passes to Ajalen Holley in the first half, a 60-yarder and a 6-yarder. In the third quarter, Browning threw a 23-yard scoring pass to Tre' Perrier, a 55-yarder to Rashon Ceaser, and scored on a 1-yard run. Browning capped the scoring with 3:01 to go with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Perrier.
Ceaser caught three passes for 105 yards, and Centarius Donald led the Warhawks in rushing with 114 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.
Corey Robinson completed 31 of 52 passes for 362 yards and two touchdowns for Troy (5-4, 3-2). Jordan Chunn had 81 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, and Eric Thomas led the Trojans with six catches for 75 yards.
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.
Bevo XIV began his tenure at the age of 2 in 2004. He was a part of back-to-back Rose Bowl victories, including the January 2006 win that resulted in a BCS title.
Tennessee running back John Kelly was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released after getting hurt during the Volunteers' Tuesday afternoon practice.The injury was not specified.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.