LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Todd Pendland rushed for a career-high 242 yards and three touchdowns, and also caught a touchdown pass, to lead McNeese State to a 42-31 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.
Pendland scored on runs of 1, 39 and 4 yards, and caught a 37-yard touchdown pass to help the Cowboys (6-3, 3-2 Southland Conference) roll up 512 yards of offense.
Pendland's rushing total is the second highest in school history behind only Tony Citizen's 304 yards against Prairie View in 1986.
Jeremy Moses was 31 of 49 with 331 yards and four touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (4-6, 2-3), which cut the lead to 35-31 with 10:05 remaining in the game before Derrick Fourroux iced the game with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Immanuel Friddle with 6:14 remaining.
Fourroux, who was 15 of 24 for 193 yards, also scored on a 1-yard run.
Cornell Tarrant added 115 yards rushing for the Lumberjacks.
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Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Questions are being raised about the transparency of the daily fantasy industry after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 in a weekend contest on FanDuel.
As much confidence as LSU coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens their focus.
Michael Brewer, originally expected to miss eight to 10 weeks, broke his left collarbone in the Hokies' season-opening loss to No. 1 Ohio State.