NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rayshawn Weatherspoon ran the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown to spark Tennessee State's 27-14 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night and give coach Rod Reed his first win.
Reed, who was an All-America linebacker for the Tigers from 1984-88, saw his team take a 27-0 halftime lead.
Although Alabama A&M outgained Tennessee State 276-234 in total offense, the Tigers scored three second-quarter touchdowns, two on drives of 36 seconds or less.
Preston Brown capped a 92-yard, 17-play drive with a 4-yard scoring run. On the Tigers' next possession, Perry hit Hills for a 17-yard score on a three-play drive.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|
|Southeast Missouri State||3-4||4-7|