Stone Labanowitz lofted a rainbow of a fourth-down pass to the back corner of the end zone for Branson Combs with under a minute left and Southern Illinois upset Weber State 34-31 in the first round of the FCS playoffs.

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Justin Strong had 16 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns, Javon Williams Jr. ran 24 times for 150 yards and two scores, and Southern Illinois beat Southeastern Louisiana 55-48 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

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PADUCAH, KY -- The Murray State Racers continue to climb the FCS football rankings following their 41-27 win over Eastern Illinois this past weekend, coming in 14th when the polls were released on Monday.

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MURRAY, Ky, (AP) -- Damonta Witherspoon scored two rushing touchdowns and Preston Rice threw and ran for scores and Murray State overcame a two-touchdown deficit late to beat Eastern Illinois 41-27.

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Andrew Bunch threw for 259 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Zack Smith was the recipient of those scores and 173 receiving yards and Southeast Missouri State held off Tennessee Tech 24-21.

Freshman Isaiah Davis rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns, quarterback Mark Gronowski added 103 yards on the ground and two scores, and South Dakota State rushed past Southern Illinois 44-3 in a top-10 showdown.

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Draylen Ellis threw for 262 yards and a school-record six touchdowns, Baniko Harley also set a program mark with four receiving scores, and Austin Peay beat Southeast Missouri State 49-42 in double overtime.

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Nic Baker threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another and Southern Illinois overcame Youngstown State's fast start for 30-22 comeback win over the Penguins.

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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- John Bachus threw two of his three touchdown passes to tight end Rodney Williams, John Ford returned an interception 50 yards for a score, and UT Martin never trailed in its 28-15 win over Eastern Illinois.

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MARTIN, TN -- Westview junior standout quarterback Ty Simpson finally made it official on Friday afternoon when he announced that he would be committing to the University of Alabama to play college football.

With the Ohio Valley Conference scheduled to open their spring football season this Sunday, today the OVC announced the postponement of two conference games due to winter storms. Their statement reads:

Though there is still much to be sorted out when it comes to whether and how college players will be permitted to profit from their names, images and likenesses, Electronic Arts has already taken steps to relaunch the popular franchise.

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PADUCAH, KY -- Westview junior quarterback Ty Simpson is set to make an announcement on which college he will attend on February 19th.

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PADUCAH, KY -- Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State formally announced on Friday afternoon that they would be leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for the Atlantic Sun Conference starting on July 1st.