Georgia Southern 24 – South Alabama 9
The Jaguars produced 352 total offensive yards in the first conference game of the season, but three touchdowns from the Eagles ground game proved to be the difference.
Georgia Southern senior quarterback Favian Upshaw had 18 attempts for 108 yards rushing and senior quarterback Kevin Ellison added 86 yards and a touchdown to lead the Eagles offense to the win.
Texas State (Bye week)
Appalachian State 31 – Old Dominion 7
Mountaineer running back Marcus Cox ran wild for three first-half touchdowns and 133 yards to help Appalachian State to a victory over Old Dominion.
An interception by freshman defensive back Clifton Duck in the third quarter that prevented the Monarchs from finding the end zone.
New Mexico State 32 – New Mexico 31
The Battle of I-25 came down to a defensive stop by the Aggies late in the fourth quarter to prevent the Lobos from reaching field goal range.
New Mexico State senior quarterback Tyler Rogers went 21-of-35 for 205 passing yards and two touchdowns to lead New Mexico State in the rivalry.
Clemson 30 – Troy 24
The Trojans defense stifled the second-ranked Tigers for most of the first-half, intercepting with Heisman candidate Deon Watson twice. But a late second-half effort by No. 2 Clemson prevented the shocking upset.
UL Lafayette 30 – McNeese State 22
Consecutive touchdowns to open the third quarter vaulted the Ragin’ Cajuns past the Cowboys for the team’s first win of the season.
UL Lafayette relied on 220 yards rushing while the defense held the McNeese State ground game to 99 yards for the win.
Oklahoma 59 – UL Monroe 17
Six unanswered touchdowns in the first half provided No. 14 Oklahoma with an insurmountable 42-0 lead at halftime.
Oklahoma redshirt sophomore tailback Joe Mixon had 14 carries for 117 yards rushing as part of 640 total offensive yards for the Sooners.
Auburn 51 – Arkansas State 14
Tigers sophomore quarterback Sean White went 17-of-23 through the air for 244 yards and three touchdowns to lead Auburn to its first win of the season.
Red Wolves senior quarterback Chad Voytik provided the bulk of the Arkansas State offense with 215 passing yards and two rushing touchdowns.
Air Force 48 – Georgia State 14
The Falcons rushing attack produced 464 yards to pull away from the Panthers in the third quarter Saturday.
Georgia State quarterback Conner Manning was 8-of-24 passing with 135 yards and a touchdown to lead the Panthers offense.
Georgia Southern (1-0 conference, 2-0 overall)
Texas State (0-0 conference, 1-0 overall)
Appalachian State (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
Idaho (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
New Mexico State (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
Troy (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
UL Lafayette (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
UL Monroe (0-0 conference, 1-1 overall)
Arkansas State (0-0 conference, 0-2 overall)
Georgia State (0-0 conference, 0-2 overall)
South Alabama (0-1 conference, 1-1 overall)