Sun Belt RUMORS & NEWS

  • Georgia Southern holds off Louisiana-Monroe

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia Southern's RJ Murray blocked a potential go-ahead field goal attempt with 1:16 to play, helping the Eagles hold off visiting Louisiana-Monroe for a 23-21 victory Saturday at Paulson Stadium. Wesley Field and Kevin Ellison had touchdown runs, and kicker Younghoe Koo made three field..." September 17

  • Freshman QB Hornibrook rallies No. 9 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said the No. 9 Badgers will not get style awards for edging Georgia State, but he is happy they have won three straight games. Second-string quarterback Alex Hornibrook orchestrated a late-game surge to invigorate a listless offense as the Badgers..." September 17

  • Falk fuels Washington State in rout of Idaho

    The Sports Xchange "Junior quarterback Luke Falk threw three touchdown passes as Washington State overcame a slow start to rout Idaho 56-6 on Saturday in Pullman, Wash. Falk (21 of 36, 226 yards) connected with wide receivers Gabe Marks, Robert Lewis and Kyle Sweet for touchdowns while increasing his career..." September 17

  • Snel powers Kentucky past New Mexico State

    The Sports Xchange "Benny Snell tied a school record with four rushing touchdowns, and Stephen Johnson came off the bench to throw three scoring strikes to tight end C.J. Conrad as Kentucky posted a 62-42 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats' 692 yards marked the..." September 17

  • Auburn bounces back with 51-14 win

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Sean White passed for three touchdowns and Kerryon Johnson rushed for two as Auburn shrugged off a close loss to No. 2 Clemson last week with a 51-14 rout of Arkansas State on Saturday night in Auburn, Ala. Sophomore running backs Kamryn Pettway (152) and Johnson (124) had their..." September 11

  • No. 2 Clemson gets scare from Troy

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Troy coach Neal Brown said his team didn't play its best Saturday, and that probably came as disconcerting news to No. 2 Clemson, which was pushed to the limit by the upstart Trojans at Memorial Stadium. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson threw three touchdown passes,..." September 10

  • Fields, Ellison fuel Georgia Southern to victory

    The Sports Xchange "Wesley Fields and Kevin Ellison each score a touchdown in the second half, helping Georgia Southern pull away from host South Alabama for a 24-9 win Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Georgia Southern opened the second half with a tone-setting, nine-play, 71-yard scoring drive, capped by a..." September 10

  • Oklahoma runs past Louisiana-Monroe 59-17

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- A week ago, Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley struggled to bring much balance to the offense with a limited Samaje Perine in the lineup. Saturday night in the Sooners' home opener against Louisiana-Monroe, there wasn't much of any kind of struggled for..." September 10

  • Air Force runs over Georgia State

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Tyler Williams scored two touchdowns and Air Force ran over Georgia State 48-14 on Saturday at Colorado Springs, Colo. Four Falcons had touchdown runs and quarterback Nate Romine rushed for 124 yards as Air Force improved to 2-0. Air Force rushed for 464 yards, converted..." September 10

  • QB Browning leads No. 8 Washington past Idaho

    The Sports Xchange "Washington dominated Idaho on both sides of the ball on Saturday, winning 59-14 in a game in which the host No. 8 Huskies sent the Vandals to "death row" early, according to defensive tackle Vita Vea. "We actually have a thing that we call 'Death Row,'" Vea said after the game, played in..." September 10

  • South Alabama rallies to beat Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore quarterback Dallas Davis threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Gerald Everett with 57 seconds remaining as South Alabama rallied for a 21-20 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday in nonconference play at Starkville, Miss. The fourth-down pass completion culminated..." September 03

  • Gilbert helps Ball State race past Georgia State

    The Sports Xchange "Ball State's James Gilbert scored two touchdowns, and the Cardinals turned to the ground game in the second half of a 31-21 win over host Georgia State on Friday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Gilbert scored on two short plunges, and Teddy Williamson and Darian Green added touchdown runs in..." September 02

  • Ex-Memphis RB Jamarius Henderson transfers to Troy

    Dothan Eagle "Less than a week after announcing he was leaving Memphis in a desire to be closer to his 3-year-old son, former Dale County football standout Jamarius Henderson has found a new home. And it is one right in the Wiregrass. Henderson, arguably the top running back to come out of the area in the..." August 01