Sunday, October 4
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alex Collins rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Arkansas defeated Tennessee 24-20 to snap a three-game skid and end its recent history of frustration in close games. Jalen Hurd ran for 90 yards for Tennessee (2-3, 0-2), which lost by blowing a two-touchdown lead for the third time in four weeks.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Whitlow threw for two touchdowns and Devin Church caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more as Eastern Illinois broke into the win column with a 40-16 victory over winless Austin Peay Saturday. Kendall Morris ran 74 yards for a second-quarter touchdown for Austin Peay (0-5, 0-2) and had 141 yards on 25 carries.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Regan Smith strengthened his NASCAR Xfinity Series championship push with a victory Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Smith won for the second time this season and moved within 36 points of series leader Chris Buescher with five races left in the season. Denny Hamlin was second, followed by Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney and Kyle Larson. Buescher finished eighth and has a 24-point lead over Chase Elliott.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — With rain wreaking havoc on the Dover schedule, Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne topped the speed charts Saturday in the final practices. Harvick, who likely needs to win Sunday to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, topped the final practice at 156.033 mph. Matt Kenseth will start first Sunday.