McClain threw all three of his touchdown passes in the first half, tossing both a 16-yarder and a 26-yarder to Devin Borders and a 1-yarder to Ike Ariguzo. Eastern Kentucky (6-3, 4-1 Ohio Valley) also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run by J.J. Jude and on Ritter's 7-yard fumble recovery return to mount a 34-0 halftime lead. Jared Sanders added a 3-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter to extend the Colonels' lead to 41-0.
Eastern Kentucky forced four turnovers and held Tennessee State (7-3, 4-2) to just 172 total yards. It was Tennessee State's biggest losing margin since a 49-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky in 2005.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier told his players and coaches Monday night that he is retiring immediately, sources told ESPN.com.
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.
Former USC coach Pete Carroll said Monday that he's saddened by Steve Sarkisian's situation and he has reached out to his former assistant.
Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil will be eligible to return to action for the Rebels following Saturday's game against Memphis, sources told ESPN.com on Monday.
After a decades-long ban, Nevada Gaming Control granted approval for the state's regulated sportsbooks to offer wagering on the Heisman Trophy, with LSU's Leonard Fournette the early favorite.