Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.
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Asher O'Hara threw for four touchdowns, including one for 80 yards, as Middle Tennessee turned up the heat in the second half to beat Tennessee State 45-26 on Saturday night.
- Tenn. State QB pleads not guilty to rape charges
- Tenn. St. suspends QB indicted on rape charges
- Tenn. St. QB faces rape, sexual battery charges
- Tennessee State LB upgraded to stable condition
Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has pleaded not guilty to rape charges.
Cameron Rosendahl accounted for two touchdowns and Tennessee State held off Mississippi Valley State 26-20 in a season opener on Saturday night.
Quarterback Demry Croft, who faces six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery, has been suspended indefinitely by Tennessee State.
Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery.
Tennessee State says linebacker Christion Abercrombie, in critical condition since he collapsed during a game on Sept. 29, has been upgraded to stable condition.
The mother of the Tennessee State linebacker who collapsed on the sideline during a game says her son has had some body movement she calls "baby steps" as he remains in critical condition.
The uncle of Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie said Tuesday that Abercrombie is showing daily signs of improvement. Abercrombie underwent emergency surgery for a head injury on Saturday after collapsing on the sideline against Vanderbilt.
The mother of Christion Abercrombie says the Tennessee State linebacker remains in critical condition following emergency surgery for a head injury after he collapsed on the sideline late in the first half against Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft, Illinois linebacker Christion Abercrombie, Connecticut defensive back John Robinson IV and Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown have transferred to Tennessee State and are eligible for spring practice this year.
Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown, who was involved in a sideline incident with an assistant coach during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, will transfer to Tennessee State.
Ex-Tennessee State player Latrelle Lee was charged with a felony for repeatedly punching an assistant coach during a game against Southeast Missouri State on Nov. 11.
Defensive end Latrelle Lee was kicked off the Tennessee State football team and then expelled after twice punching assistant coach T.J. Greenstone during Saturday's game against Southeast Missouri.
Tennessee State product Jessamen Dunker could make for a quality guard in the Meadowlands.
Commodores take first lead
Vanderbilt moves ahead of Tennessee State 21-17 late in the half thanks to a 3-yard touchdown run by Khari Blasingame, his second of the game.