BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- In his second collegiate start, Austin Brown bolstered Alabama-Birmingham to a 28-point halftime lead as the Blazers earned their first win of the season -- a 52-3 trouncing of Southeastern Louisiana Saturday.
A week after amassing 337 yards and three scores through the air in a loss to Tulsa, Brown helped beat the Lions (2-4) by completing 16 of 22 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown, all before the half.
UAB (1-4) went on scoring drives of 68, 78, 59 and 56 yards in the first half, and also scored on Marvin Burdette's 36-yard interception return for a touchdown.
The Blazers' defense held Southeastern Louisiana to 125 yards of offense, including just 47 yards on the ground.
Nathan Stanley was 10-of-23 passing for 78 yards for the Lions, tossing one interception as the team totaled just nine first downs.
The Longhorns added a much-needed playmaker in Estell. Now Texas must decide where to play him.
LSU brings in another top lineman to an already top-10 ranked class.
Duke football coach David Cutcliffe didn't lob his ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium, opting instead to show off his two-seam fastball.
Duke football coach David Cutcliffe recounts throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the start of a baseball game in Yankee Stadium.
Maty Mauk, who went 17-5 as the starting quarterback for Missouri before being dismissed in January, has signed to play this season for Eastern Kentucky.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says he anticipates Will Grier will be eligible to start the 2017 season after Grier received a one-year suspension from the NCAA while at Florida.
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