Think Tevin King’s 112-yard, three-touchdown effort in his first collegiate game for Louisiana Tech two weeks ago was impressive?
How about this line from his second game, the Bulldogs’ 56-37 victory over Rice: 22 carries for 204 yards, an average of 9.3 yards an attempt.
In the first two games of his collegiate career, King has carried 35 times for 316 yards, a 9.0 per-carry average, and has scored three touchdowns.
He has a long run of 59 yards and also has four pass receptions for 44 yards.
King and his Louisiana Tech teammates will travel to play at Illinois on Saturday.
Of this and that:
• All three former Colquitt County players – Xzavier Ward, Preston Mobley and Ty Flournoy-Smith – played for Georgia on Saturday in the Bulldogs 56-20 victory over Florida Atlantic.
• True freshman Bryce Giddens got his second straight start for Arkansas State in the Red Wolves’ 42-13 loss to Nebraska in Lincoln on Saturday.
Arkansas State, now 1-2, will play host to Alcorn State on Saturday.
• UT-Chattanooga got its first win of the season last Thursday in its home opener, defeating Glennville State 35-0. Tommy Hudson has six catches for 60 yards and returned three punts for 13 yards.
The Mocs will be home to play host to Appalachian State on Saturday.
• Cameron Erving got his third straight start at left tackle for Florida State in the Seminoles 55-0 ACC victory over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Florida State has outscored its first three opponents – Murray State, Savannah State and Wake Forest – by a combined 176-3. The Seminoles will be at home to face Clemson at 8 p.m. Saturday in an ACC game to be televised by ABC at 8 p.m.
• Georgia Southern was off last Saturday and the 1-1 Eagles will play Elon at 6 p.m. Saturday at Paulson Stadium.
Quaun Daniels has played in both games for Southern as a backup linebacker and has been credited with two tackles.
• No. 18-ranked Valdosta State went to Dallas on Saturday to meet Angelo State in Cowboy Stadium and rolled up 520 yards of offense in a 43-10 victory.
Quin Roberson had two pass receptions for 10 yards, two punt returns for 16 yards and two kickoff returns 32 yards.
D’Amonte Ridley had his first collegiate carry and it went for two yards. Amel Magwood had one tackle and Davis Durham an assisted tackle in the game. Durham had one solo tackle and four assisted tackles in the Blazers victory over Fort Valley State the week before.
• Quan Nelson had two solo tackles and a pass breakup for Huntingdon College in the Hawks 62-17 victory over LaGrange College on Saturday.
• R.J. Taylor started his third straight game at center in Henderson State’s 73-34 victory over Arkansas Tech last Saturday.
The Reddies, who are 3-0, will be home to face Southeast Oklahoma State on Saturday.
• Orion Ponder had a 51-yard pass reception in Albany State’s 13-12 loss to Elizabeth City State on Saturday. Ponder has six catches for 90 yards for the Rams, who are now 1-2.
• West Georgia freshman Lauren Kelshaw got her first collegiate start and assisted on the game-tying goal in the Wolves 2-2 tie with Thomas University on Sunday in Carrollton.
Three minutes into the second period, Kelshaw got the ball to an open Amalia Hernandez, who put the ball past the Thomas keeper for the game-tying score.
Now 2-3-1, West Georgia will play at Clayton State on Wednesday.
• Two Colquitt County golfers competed in the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour’s recent Southeastern Junior played at the Country Club of Columbus.
Marin Hanna, in the 15-19 female age group, was fifth with an 82-85 for a 167.
Tyler Key played in the 16-19 male age group and was 24th with a 77-83 for a 160.