JONESBORO, Ark. -- Reggie Arnold rushed for four touchdowns to lead Arkansas State to a 61-0 victory over MVSU Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Arnold, a senior, finished with 126 yards on 12 carries and scored on runs of 3, 20, 26 and 2 yards for Arkansas State (1-0).
"We did a really good job preparing for them,?? said Arnold, who has 3,336 rushing yards in his career and is going for his fourth 1,000-yard rushing season.
"We?ve learned the past few years you got to take any win you can get,?? said Arkansas State quarterback Corey Leonard. "Regardless of who you?re playing, you have to go out there and execute.??
Leonard completed 8 of 13 passes for 129 yards and one touchdown. He finished with 136 yards to become the Red Wolves? career total offense leader with 7,433 yards.
The Red Wolves led 20-0 after one quarter and 40-0 at halftime.
Redshirt freshman Don Jones ran for 84 yards and a score, and also caught a touchdown pass from Leonard.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.
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.