SHREVEPORT, Ala. -- Chad Williams had 10 receptions for 145 yards and a score and Grambling State beat Alabama State 21-0 on Saturday for its seventh-consecutive win.
Devante Kincade hit Hunter for a 16-yard touchdown to give Grambling State (7-1, 7-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 7-0 lead with 10:49 left in the first quarter. After forcing an Alabama State (3-7, 3-6) three-and-out, the Tigers went 85 yards on 12 plays and Kelly's 2-yard run made it 14-0 fewer than 5 minutes later.
Charles Wright connected with Williams on a 43-yard touchdown pass with 43 seconds left.
Alabama State had 381 total yards and had possession for 32 minutes, 19 seconds, but committed 16 penalties for 216 yards. The Hornets converted just 4 of 16 third downs and 0 of 5 fourth downs.
Former Alabama assistant coach Billy Napier will be coming back to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
Duke dodged trouble in the short term when its starting quarterback went down.
The No. 18 Texas Longhorns travel to Kansas State Saturday with one thing on their minds: change. That idea sounds pretty good to Kansas State right now as well.
The schedule forces Michigan State to take a step back this week. If the Spartans want to remain in the rankings, they can't afford to take an even bigger step back.
South Carolina will be the next team to see if it can stop or at least slow Kentucky running back Benny Snell when the Gamecocks and Wildcats clash Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Florida coach Dan Mullen understands he may get less than a welcoming reception when the Gators visit No. 23 Mississippi State on Saturday.
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