Paterno will stay in Brown's Hall

Rutgers' Jawan Jamison ran for 151 yards in the Scarlet Knights' 23-13 victory over South Florida. CHRIS O'MEARA / Associated Press
Rutgers' Jawan Jamison ran for 151 yards in the Scarlet Knights' 23-13 victory over South Florida. CHRIS O'MEARA / Associated Press
Posted: September 15, 2012

Joe Paterno will remain in Brown University's Athletic Hall of Fame.

The Ivy League university in Providence, R.I., announced Friday that an independent board that oversees the Hall has voted not to remove the late Penn State football coach, who graduated from Brown in 1950.

In July, Brown announced it had removed Paterno's name from its head football coaching position and a student athletics award and that the board was examining his inclusion in the Hall of Fame.

The moves came after a Penn State-commissioned report faulted Paterno and other university officials for concealing allegations of child sexual abuse by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Paterno's family has denied the conclusions.

Paterno was inducted into Brown's Hall of Fame in 1978. He died in January at age 85.

Rutgers back's big night

Jawan Jamison doesn't mind the comparisons to a young Ray Rice. At Rutgers, they're inevitable.

The 5-foot-8, 200-pound running back ran for 151 yards and a touchdown Thursday night, helping the Scarlet Knights begin Big East play with a 23-13 victory over South Florida in Tampa.

It was the fourth consecutive 100-yard game for the sophomore dating to last season, the longest string of 100-yard performances by a Rutgers player since Rice had seven straight to end the 2007 season.

"That's cool. I'm trying to get where he's at," Jamison said about Rice, who has developed into one of the top running backs in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens. "That's all I can say. I'm trying to get where he's at."

Gary Nova threw for 277 yards and one touchdown for the Scarlet Knights (3-0, 1-0), who snapped a 13-13 tie on Kyle Federico's 22-yard field goal with 2 minutes, 48 seconds remaining. A little over a minute later, Jamison scored on a 41-yard run after USF (2-1, 0-1) turned the ball over on downs at its own 42.

Jamison, who began the season with 100-yard days against Tulane and Howard, amassed his season-high total on a school single-game record 41 carries.

"I told him during the week to get ready for 35," Rutgers coach Kyle Flood said. "I did not anticipate 41, but he did an excellent job with it."

Arkansas QB out?

An Arkansas football program still reeling from last week's 34-31 upset loss to Louisiana-Monroe will reportedly attempt to rebound against Alabama without starting quarterback Tyler Wilson.

Arkansas sports-talk show host Bo Mattingly reports Wilson has not been cleared to play after suffering a head injury that required hospitalization last week.

Sources told Wilson will not play, despite Arkansas coach John L. Smith's calling it a game-time decision.

Rowan rolls

Louie Bianchini threw for 207 yards and four touchdowns as Rowan overpowered William Paterson, 51-0, in Glassboro.

Wide receiver Ed Eisenhart (Clearview) made five catches for 85 yards and three TDs.

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