PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- De'Angelo Ballard ran for three touchdowns and passed for another and Alabama A&M beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 40-7 on Saturday.
Ballard scored on runs of 26, 6 and 5 yards and threw 19 yards to Marceles Clash for another score. Ballard finished 17 of 27 for 214 yards passing and ran 89 yards on 15 carries.
The Bulldogs (2-5, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) showed balance, passing for 214 yards and rushing for 253 for 467 yards total offense to 221 for the Golden Lions (1-5, 1-3).
SWAC tackles leader, Bulldogs linebacker Kenneth Davis, had another 10, hitting his average.
LSU jumped over Oklahoma but the top 10 remained mostly unchanged in the AP college football poll. In the bottom half of the poll, five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007.
Tennessee linebacker Quart'e Sapp says he would never disrespect his team, coaches, family or fans by refusing to enter a game -- an allegation made by Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt.
Virginia Tech has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.
Both Urban Meyer and James Franklin's squads came away with a victory over the past two seasons when the electrifying Ohio State-Penn State rivalry game was played.
Ohio State AD Gene Smith has denied a report that the Buckeyes are looking to make Ryan Day the coach-in-waiting behind Urban Meyer.
Jordan Love threw for a career-high 356 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah State rally for a 42-32 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
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