WAYCROSS, Ga. -- LiRonnie Davis led a dominating rushing attack as Albany State (Ga.) jumped out to an early lead and held off a late push by Savannah State in a 28-14 victory Saturday.
The Division II Golden Rams (4-0) led 28-0 with 4:53 to go in the third quarter of the inaugural Rumble in the Swamp Classic.
Albany State outrushed the Tigers 291-78 with Davis, who finished with 90 yards, scoring first on a 37-yard romp. Kareem Hess added 76 yards, scoring on a 35-yard touchdown, and Robert Welton had 75 yards and a 3-yard touchdown.
Sheldon Barnes' 5-yard run with 5:41 left made it 28-14. The Tigers regained the ball at their own 28 with 3:45 to go, but Albany State stopped them at the 10.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
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.
|Albany State (GA)||6-1||6-3|
|Fort Valley State||5-1||5-4|
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|