MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Grayson McCall raced untouched for a 25-yard touchdown on the first play of overtime, Silas Kelly sacked South Alabama's Jake Bentley on the final play and Coastal Carolina beat the Jaguars 27-21 on Friday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jake Bentley threw four touchdown passes in the first half and South Alabama beat Arkansas State 31-13 on Saturday night.
Bentley connected with Jalen Tolbert twice in the first quarter to cap long scoring drives.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Chandler Rogers threw four touchdown passes, including an 81-yarder to Will Derrick, and UL Monroe beat South Alabama 41-31 on Saturday night.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jake Bentley became the first player in South Alabama history to account for five touchdowns in a game, rushing for two and passing for three more as the Jaguars defeated Georgia Southern 41-14 on Thursday night.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) —
Brady McBride scored on the first possession of the fourth overtime and Texas State held on to beat South Alabama 33-31 on Saturday night.
Eric Sutton, a graduate transfer from SMU, deflected a pass from South Alabama's Jake Bentley in the end zone on the final play.
Jalen Tolbert showed up at South Alabama as a low-rated recruit. When he leaves, the NFL more than likely will be his next stop.
“I don't know how many stars Jalen had coming out of high school, but he’s another example of a guy who got to college and has really worked hard and made himself a better player every year,” Reese’s Senior Bowl executive director and former NFL scout Jim Nagy said.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jake Bentley threw two touchdown passes and new head coach Kane Wommack didn't have to wait long to get his first victory as South Alabama spotted Southern Mississippi an early lead before scoring 31 straight points in a season-opening 31-7 win over the Golden Eagles on Saturday.