LORMAN, Miss. -- Lenorris Footman threw for 241 yards and a touchdown and ran a dozen times for 92 yards and two more scores as Alcorn State racked up 568 yards of total offense in a 50-21 win over Division II Miles College in the season opener for both schools Saturday.
Footman completed 21 of his 28 pass attempts, but was picked off twice, once for a 42-yard interception return for a touchdown that got the Golden Bears from Fairfield, Ala., within 10 points, 24-14 less than a minute into the second half.
Both of Footman's scoring runs came in the first quarter, dashing in from 14-yards out, then adding a 6-yard run. De'Lance Turner ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and P.J. Simmons added 95 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries as the Braves amassed 303 yards on the ground.
Justin Hardy ran 83 yards for a touchdown for Miles.
Ohio State coach Ryan Day will get a $487,000 bonus at the end of this month for his work leading the Buckeyes football team during Urban Meyer's suspension.
Episode 3 of "Beyond The Stripes" focuses on the story of Mark Fossati, the fun-and-football-loving Tiger LB returning this season. Stay for teammate Tom Johnson's advice on fixing a broken leg!
The first episode of the series "Beyond The Stripes" looks at the return of 2016 Bushnell Cup winner John Lovett, and what he means to the Tigers.
Highlights from Harvard's season-opening 36-14 win over San Diego at Harvard Stadium
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.
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