NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Rafael Rice rushed for 182 yards to lead Illinois State to a 69-17 victory over Indiana State on Saturday.
Rice ran five yards to score a touchdown in the third period to add to ten touchdowns for Illinois State (3-4, 1-2 Gateway Football Conference). The team rushed for 438 yards and passed for 154 yards to earn 33 first downs. A missed extra point after the last touchdown kept the Redbirds from 70.
Indiana State (0-7, 0-3 Gateway Football Conference) scored a field goal in the first minutes of the game -- the first lead of the season for the Sycamores. Indiana State went on to score a pair of touchdowns in the second period, but remained scoreless for the second half of the game.
There's been some buzz that Oregon is starting to slip, but perception doesn't always equal reality when it comes to Power 5 football.
The U.S. Defense Department has said a former Air Force Academy superintendent didn't impede an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and drug use by football players.
The USC Trojans claimed victory in 2005 over the Fighting Irish after Reggie Bush controversially helped push Matt Leinart into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
In 1998, Brenda Tracy said she was gang-raped by four men, including two Oregon State football players. Since the day of the attack, Tracy has sought a meeting with then-coach Mike Riley. Years later, the two finally meet.
The Sooners will lean on their leader, quarterback Baker Mayfield, to try to make it back to the College Football Playoff in 2016.
|North Dakota State||7-1||13-2|
|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|