Freshman Robert Riddle threw for 316 yards and one score and ran for two more touchdowns as Mercer opened Southern Conference play by holding off Samford 30-24 on Saturday afternoon.
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Deondre Francois threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Tre' McKitty with 4:03 to go, as Florida State held off Samford 36-26 on Saturday.
Devlin Hodges threw for 330 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score as Samford opened the season by destroying Division II Shorter 66-9 on Thursday night.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
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Devlin Hodges threw for two touchdowns as Samford edged Furman 26-20 in a regular season closer on Saturday afternoon.
Devlin Hodges threw a pair of touchdown passes to Chris Shelling and the Samford recorded a pair of second-half safeties as the Bulldogs handled Mercer, 20-3 in a Southern Conference battle Saturday.
Victor Ulmo delivered on a 39-yard field goal with 19 seconds left in the game to lift Chattanooga to a 23-21 Southern Conference upset victory over Samford Saturday.
Jordan Weaver drilled a 27-yard field goal late in the game for the lead and Omari Williams made an interception in the final seconds to preserve it as Samford edged Wofford 24-21 on Saturday, handing the Terriers their first loss.
Devlin Hodges became Samford's all-time leader in passing yards and out-dueled his younger brother Duncan as the Bulldogs defeated VMI 26-7 on Saturday.
Devlin Hodges threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score as Samford rolled to a 35-14 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
Tyrie Adams threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score and Western Carolina held on in the final seconds to beat Samford 38-34 in a Southern Conference opener on Saturday.
Nick Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns, freshman Jake Fromm threw three scoring passes in his first home start, and No. 13 Georgia's defense was dominant in a 42-14 victory over Samford on Saturday night.
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