HOUSTON -- Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 504 yards and six touchdowns, breaking a school record for touchdown passes in a season, and Sam Houston State remained perfect with a 56-43 win over McNeese State on Saturday night.
Briscoe's 40 TDs breaks Dustin Long's record of 39 set in 2004.
A number of other milestones were reached during the game, which featured 1,204 yards of offense. Bearkats receiver Nathan Stewart broke a program record with 268 yards receiving, adding three touchdowns along the way.
James Tabary threw five touchdown passes for McNeese State (5-5, 4-4 Southland Conference) which ties a school record. Tabary's 22 TDs on the season are third most for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys trailed by double-digits most of the night, but cut it to 49-43 late on a 55-yard strike from Tabary to Tavarious Battiste. But Sam Houston State (9-0, 7-0) responded quickly with a Ragan Henderson 2-yard TD run that put it away.
Khalil Tate passed for a career-best 349 yards and five touchdowns, then sat out most of the fourth quarter and Arizona gave Kevin Sumlin his first victory as Wildcats coach with a 62-31 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday night.
Junior Ryan Agnew threw his first career touchdown pass to cap an impressive drive to tie the game just before halftime, Juwan Washington rushed for 138 yards and one score and San Diego State's defense came up huge as the Aztecs survived a crazy...
John Lampley threw for three touchdowns to help Southern beat NAIA Langston 33-18 on Saturday night in a weather-shortened game.
Michigan lost to Notre Dame. Penn State needed OT to beat Appalachian State. And Wisconsin lost to BYU. Well, Ohio State, the Big Ten's playoff hopes are on you.
Arizona State's Manny Wilkins throws a deep pass on 4th down to Frank Darby that is called incomplete after a targeting hit by San Diego State's Trenton Thompson.
Arizona QB Khalil Tate rolls right and finds Shun Brown for 65 yards for the TD, Tate's fourth of five scores through the air.
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