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GSU uses strong third quarter to defeat TSU

  HOUSTON, Texas | Geremy Hickbottom threw for over 300 yards and tossed three touchdowns as the Grambling State University football team used a strong third quarter to get past Texas Southern, 34-21, in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game … Continue reading

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Dual-threat Johnson leads Alcorn St. past Southern 20-3

  BATON ROUGE, La. — Noah Johnson threw for 138 yards and ran for 81 and Alcorn State’s defense smothered Southern in a 20-3 win on Saturday night in the Jaguars’ homecoming game.   Johnson entered the game ranked 13th … Continue reading

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Prairie View snaps Grambling’s streak

  DALLAS — Jalen Morton threw three touchdown passes and Prairie View A&M snapped Grambling State’s 26-game Southwestern Conference winning streak with a 22-16 victory at the Cotton Bowl in the 95th State Fair Classic on Saturday night.   Morton … Continue reading

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Benn, Mims rally Southern to 29-27 SWAC-opening win

  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Devon Benn scored on runs of 11 and two yards, Jarmarqueza Mims added a 25-yard run and the consecutive touchdowns lifted Southern to a 29-27 victory over Alabama A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for … Continue reading

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Tigers cruise in SWAC opener

  GRAMBLING, La. | Malik Route scored on a career-long 79-yard punt return and De’Arius Christmas returned an interception 66 yards as the Grambling State University football team cruised to its first shutout win since 2016 with a 34-0 win … Continue reading

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Southern beats NAIA Langston 33-18 in weather-shortened game

BATON ROUGE, La. — John Lampley threw for three touchdowns to help Southern beat NAIA Langston 33-18 on Saturday night in a weather-shortened game.   After a second delay due to lightning in the area, officials from both schools agreed … Continue reading

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Big first quarter lifts Demons past Tigers

NATCHITOCHES, La. | Shelton Eppler threw four touchdown passes, including three in the first quarter, as the Northwestern State University football team jumped out to a big lead and did not look back in a 34-7 victory over Grambling State … Continue reading

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Smith leads Louisiana Tech in a 54-17 rout of Southern U.

  RUSTON, La. — J’Mar Smith threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Jaqwis Dancy ran for two more as Louisiana Tech ran up more than 600 yards of offense to rout Southern 54-17 on Saturday night. … Continue reading

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Tigers drop season opener to Ragin’ Cajun

  LAFAYETTE, La. | The Grambling State University football team got an early 22-yard field goal by Garrett Urban, but the Tigers could not sustain the lead as Louisiana used a 21-point first quarter in picking up a 49-17 victory … Continue reading

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Robinson 5 TDs for No. 16 TCU in 55-7 win over Southern U

FORT WORTH, Texas — Shawn Robinson is in a much different position for No. 16 TCU this season. He will remain the No. 1 quarterback as long as he is producing on the field.   The dual-threat sophomore, who won … Continue reading

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