MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Ross Metheny ran for one touchdown and threw for three more and Southern Alabama defeated Louisiana-Monroe 36-14.
RUSTON (AP) — Trey Watts ran for a game-high 178 yards and scored three touchdowns Saturday night and Tulsa beat Louisiana Tech 24-14.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nicholls State coach J.P. Piper wanted to chew out his team after a 39-point loss. He thought better of it when he considered the possible effect on his young players.
BATON ROUGE — Les Miles loves calling Death Valley the place opponents' dreams go to die. The same might someday be said about Johnny Manziel's bid for a second Heisman Trophy.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Elfrid Payton scored 32 and Shawn Long contributed 24 points and 17 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette upended winless Oakland 84-75 on Saturday night.