LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Brent Lyles threw two touchdown passes and Jackson State benefited from a defensive touchdown to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 32-20 on Saturday.
Jackson State (1-3, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) built a 25-10 halftime lead, but UAPB drew within five in the third quarter after Brandon Duncan's 3-yard touchdown pass to Nicholas Woodfork and Jamie Gillan's 46-yard field goal.
After the field goal, Lyles went 3 for 3 on the next drive and found Shaquille Ward from 15 yards to put the Tigers back up by two scores. Lyles finished 14 of 24 for 225 yards.
Duncan went 25 for 39 for 267 yards and two touchdowns for UAPB (1-3, 1-1).
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The North Carolina Tar Heels football team is donating their per diem allotments, sports drinks and use of the team's equipment truck to Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason apparently doesn't think much of Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's comment that tight end Alize Mack "was getting cut [blocked] maliciously" during Saturday's game.
Drake Davis is now facing criminal charges of possession of child pornography after police searched his cellphone as part of an investigation into allegations of domestic abuse. Davis, a wide receiver, has withdrawn from LSU, according to his attorney.
UCF linebacker Demetreius Mayes Jr. has been charged with sexual battery to a physically helpless person. He has been suspended indefinitely from football activities.
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