Williamson completed 16 of 27 passes and connected with Rashawn Proctor on a 4-yard TD pass in the third quarter and found Mixson with 7:04 remaining for a 28-20 lead.
But South Carolina State recovered a fumble on a punt return with 3:36 remaining and went on a six-play, 29-yard drive to get within 28-26 on Dondre Brown's 1-yard TD run. But the Bulldogs' 2-point conversion was no good as quarterback Adrian Kollock Jr. was tackled at the 2.
Williamson hit Jack Willenbrock on a 12-yard TD pass in the first quarter, but the Pirates (4-4, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic) trailed 20-14 at halftime.
Caleb York threw a 23-yard TD pass to Kanome Mcintosh and a 13-yarder to Bishop York, but S.C. State (3-4, 3-1) was hurt by a missed point-after attempt in the second quarter and a missed a 26-yard field goal try in the third.
Kentucky RB Benny Snell Jr. joins Thinking Out Loud to reflect on UK's win over Florida after a frustrating outcome in 2017.
The Sooners believe they have the talent to remain effective despite losing their star running back with a knee injury.
Peter Burns, Greg McElroy and Joey Galloway analyze Oklahoma's season going forward without running back Rodney Anderson.
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm has seen enough silly penalties to last him the entire season.
Thinking Out Loud's Marcus Spears and Greg McElroy discuss what Texas A&M can learn from its loss to Clemson that will help against UL Monroe.
Florida head coach Dan Mullen likes his team's mindset following its loss to Kentucky but says the Gators need to get more physical.
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