NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Shelton Eppler threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns as Northwestern State romped past Grambling State 34-7 on Saturday night to give coach Brad Laird his first win.
The victory avenged the Demons 23-10 loss to Grambling last year. Grambling still holds a 3-2 edge in the series as the schools that are only 81 miles apart, met for just the fifth time.
The Demons bounced back from a 59-7 thumping by Texas A&M last week. Northwestern State opens Southland Conference play at Lamar next Saturday.
Aldon Clark led Grambling, throwing for 125 yards and running for 67 yards on 14 carries.
Rucker-Furlow's pick-6 lifts Miami (Ohio) past NIU 13-6
Ja'don Rucker-Furlow's pick-6 helped Miami (Ohio) beat Northern Illinois 13-7 on Wednesday night.
Ex-LSU asst.: Zion Williamson 'probably the best damn tight end to ever live'
Former LSU assistant Eric Mateos said he made Zion Williamson a football scholarship offer after watching his viral hardwood feats a couple of years ago, but Mateos never heard back from the Duke hoops sensation.
Rucker-Furlow pick-6 lifts Miami (OH) to win
Ja'don Rucker-Furlow comes up with an interception and returns it 28 yards for a touchdown.
Remembering the MIT balloon prank at Harvard-Yale
On November 20, 1982, a balloon emerged from the field at Harvard Stadium with MIT written on it that will go down as one of the best pranks in history.
Lock makes decisive throw vs. Commodores
Missouri OC Derek Dooley joins SEC Film Room to give insight on a big-time pass made by QB Drew Lock in the fourth quarter against Vanderbilt.
Mizzou defense comes up clutch
Head coach Barry Odom joins SEC Film Room to analyze the Tigers' critical goal-line stand against Vanderbilt.