HAMMOND, La. -- Brian Young threw for 349 yards and Sam Fairley rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown as Southeastern Louisiana took control in the third quarter and ended a four-game losing streak by beating Texas State 38-28 on Saturday night.
The Lions (2-5) overcame Terrence Franks' 234-yard, two-touchdown rushing performance on 24 carries for the Bobcats (5-3), who had won five straight.
Southeastern Louisiana scored 10 points in the opening 5:07 of the third quarter to lead 31-21. After Latruan Weary's 1-yard run capped an 80-yard drive, Texas State fumbled the ensuing kickoff to set up a field goal.
The Lions made it 38-21 with 12:46 remaining on Weary's third touchdown, a 9-yard run.
Franks answered with a 74-yard scoring run on the Bobcats' next scrimmage play, but they got no closer.
Simmie Yarborough became the Lions' career leader in receiving yards with 2,417, surpassing Felton Huggins.
Texas A&M's Noel Mazzone talks with SEC Network's Kayce Smith about his decision to join the Aggies as the new offensive coordinator.
Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis discusses why he decided to return to Gainesville for his senior year.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn discusses how the Tigers went after big playmakers over the past few years.
Former University of Houston security guard Derrick Dewayne Hicks was indicted on Wednesday for an assault following UH's win in the AAC title game last December, according to multiple reports.
Tony Kornheiser suggests the SEC is looking to ban the Michigan football team from spending spring break in Florida because they fear Jim Harbaugh.
On The Paul FInebaum Show, sports commentator John Bacon explains why Michigan's practice in Florida shouldn't affect the SEC's recruitment.
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