James Blackman
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Logan Wright and Jalen White each had two of Georgia Southern’s seven rushing TDs and the Eagles beat Arkansas State 59-33 on Saturday, giving interim head coach Kevin Whitley his first win.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — True freshman Seth Henigan threw five touchdown passes, three to Calvin Austin III, who had a career night with 239 yards, and Memphis held off Arkansas State 55-50 on Saturday night.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Backup quarterback Layne Hatcher threw four second-half touchdowns — three of them to Corey Rucker — turning a one-point halftime deficit into a rout as Arkansas State dominated the second half to beat FCS-member Central Arkansas 40-21 in a season opener on Saturday.