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Winston provides Grambling with winning spark

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Grambling made history this weekend, snapping their 18 game losing streak to NCAA opponents and securing their first win of the season.  The Tigers were led by backup quarterback Jonathan Williams, who lit Mississippi Valley State up for 7 touchdowns, 2 on the ground and 5 through the air.

Williams was in for the injured DJ Williams, former head coach Doug Williams' son who sat out due to concussion like symptoms suffered last week.  Grambling's second interim head coach Dennis Winston made the decision to keep this a secret until their first offensive possession and it looked like a good one.  

The players were the ones who wanted Winston as their head coach and after delivering a much-needed win, they couldn't be happier.  Grambling's own super bowl is next weekend when the Tigers face Southern in the Bayou Classic.

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