HOUSTON -- Benjamin Anderson threw for four touchdowns, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff returned two interceptions for scores in a 49-3 victory against Texas Southern on Saturday.
Anderson was 12 of 21 for 265 yards and an interception for the Golden Lions (7-2, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic). Ladarius Eckwood caught two of the touchdown tosses and finished with 107 yards on four receptions.
The Tigers (2-7, 2-5) were held to 135 yards of offense. In the third quarter, linebacker Bill Ross intercepted Justice Jones' pass and returned it 39 yards for a touchdown. Later in the quarter, safety Ryan Shaw had a 47-yard interception return to make the score 42-3.
The USC Trojans claimed victory in 2005 over the Fighting Irish after Reggie Bush controversially helped push Matt Leinart into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
In 1998, Brenda Tracy said she was gang-raped by four men, including two Oregon State football players. Since the day of the attack, Tracy has sought a meeting with then-coach Mike Riley. Years later, the two finally meet.
The Sooners will lean on their leader, quarterback Baker Mayfield, to try to make it back to the College Football Playoff in 2016.
Arizona State's talented defense has upper-echelon potential, especially along the line, but its high-risk style at times leaves it exposed.
Vanderbilt's bowl hopes likely require a fast start to the season, making the matchup against Georgia Tech cruical for Derek Mason's squad.
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