HOUSTON -- Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 504 yards and six touchdowns, breaking a school record for touchdown passes in a season, and Sam Houston State remained perfect with a 56-43 win over McNeese State on Saturday night.
Briscoe's 40 TDs breaks Dustin Long's record of 39 set in 2004.
A number of other milestones were reached during the game, which featured 1,204 yards of offense. Bearkats receiver Nathan Stewart broke a program record with 268 yards receiving, adding three touchdowns along the way.
James Tabary threw five touchdown passes for McNeese State (5-5, 4-4 Southland Conference) which ties a school record. Tabary's 22 TDs on the season are third most for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys trailed by double-digits most of the night, but cut it to 49-43 late on a 55-yard strike from Tabary to Tavarious Battiste. But Sam Houston State (9-0, 7-0) responded quickly with a Ragan Henderson 2-yard TD run that put it away.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn breaks down how the defense executed against Arkansas and the improvement needed on offense.
Kentucky RB Benny Snell Jr. finds the end zone four times, leading the Wildcats to a 28-7 upset of the Bulldogs.
Dontrell Taylor and Kendall Bussey each ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown to help Nicholls State beat Sam Houston State 27-7 on Saturday night.
Stanford QB K.J. Costello connects with JJ Arcega-Whiteside on a 15-yard touchdown pass to bring the Cardinal's deficit to 31-28 late in the fourth.
DB Nick Roberts climbs the ladder and picks off Reid Herring on East Carolina's final drive of the game.
Vincent Testaverde passed for 331 yards and three touchdowns, including a 24-yard scoring strike to freshman Dev Holmes in the fourth quarter, to lift Albany (NY) to a 35-28 victory over St. Francis (Pa) on Saturday.
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