SAN DIEGO -- Mason Mills threw for 313 yards and three touchdowns to lead San Diego to a 38-35 victory over Western New Mexico Saturday night.
San Diego (1-1) jumped out to an early lead on Joe Ferguson's 55-yard touchdown dash with nine minutes to play in the first quarter. He totaled 156 yards for the night.
The Western New Mexico Mustangs took the lead, 27-24, on Mitch Glassman's 25-yard pass to Donald Byrd in the third quarter. San Diego came right back to retake the lead, 31-27, on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Ferguson. Bug Rivera scored on a 31-yard run to up the lead to 38-27 in the fourth. Western New Mexico cut the lead to 38-35 on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Byrd with 50 seconds remaining. San Diego recovered the ensuing onside kick.
Glasmann threw for four touchdowns and 351 yards in a losing effort.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
University of Texas longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire. The steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was diagnosed with bovine leukemia virus.
Tennessee running back John Kelly was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released after getting hurt during the Volunteers' Tuesday afternoon practice.The injury was not specified.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.
|Western New Mexico||2-4||1-3|
|Black Hills State||0-6||0-4|
|New Mexico Highlands||0-6||0-4|