COLLEGE FOOTBALL | Saturday’s other games

FCS PLAYOFFS

Georgia Southern 49, Old Dominion 35

NORFOLK, VA.

Dominique Swope ran 12 yards for a touchdown with 2:36 remaining, and Georgia Southern’s defense helped erase a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter and beat Old Dominion in the FCS quarterfinals. Jerick McKinnon ran for four touchdowns for the Eagles (10-3), who completed just two passes but ran for 602 yards in pursuit of their seventh national championship.

North Dakota State 14, Wofford 7

FARGO, N.D.

Sam Ojuri and Zach Vraa scored touchdowns, and North Dakota State rode its top-rated defense past Wofford in the quarterfinals. The Bison (12-1) forced two turnovers, blocked a field goal and did not allow an offensive touchdown.

Eastern Washington 51, Illinois State 35

CHENEY, WASH.

Kyle Padron tied a school record with six six touchdown passes, including two to Brandon Kaufman on back-to-back plays early in the third quarter, to lift second-seeded Eastern Washington (11-2).

SWAC CHAMPIONSHIP

Arkansas-Pine Bluff 24, Jackson State 21, OT

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

A 95-yard touchdown pass from Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Benjamin Anderson to Willie Young with 2 minutes left in regulation forced overtime, and the Lions emerged with a victory. The winning points for the Lions (10-2) came on Tyler Strickland’s 26-yard field goal.

Associated Press

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