NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Cassen Jackson-Garrison and Jared
Hawkins each ran for two touchdowns to help Vanderbilt rout Temple
43-14 on Saturday night.
The Vanderbilt defense forced three turnovers and held the Owls
(0-5) to 270 yards.
Vanderbilt was on the verge of a 24-0 halftime lead after Brett
Upson's punt pinned the Owls at their own 22 with 23 seconds left.
But Temple's Adam DiMichele handed off to Tim Brown, who spun
through a host of Commodores defenders and dashed untouched down
the right sideline for a 78-yard scoring run as time expired. It
was the third-longest rushing play in Temple history.
Jackson-Garrison had first-half scoring runs of 43 and 16 yards,
and Chris Nickson threw a 30-yard touchdown to Bright. Vanderbilt's
Bryant Hahnfelt also added a 51-yard field goal in the first
Temple tried to capitalize on the momentum of their second
quarter touchdown with an onside kick by Danny Murphy to open the
But Vanderbilt's Broderick Stewart recovered the ball at the
Commodore 48, starting a 5-play scoring drive capped by Jared
Hawkins' 13-yard touchdown run.
The Owls responded with a 15-play, 80-yard drive to cut the
Vanderbilt lead when DiMichele hit Marcus Brown with a 10-yard
touchdown pass. It was DiMichele's first career touchdown pass, and
Brown's first career touchdown reception.
But Vanderbilt answered with two quick scores in the game's next
Nickson hit Bright for a 38-yard touchdown pass, and after
Temple fumbled on its own 16, Hawkins added an 8-yard scoring run
two plays later. Hahnfelt missed both extra points.
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
Miami reserve linebacker Al-Quadin Muhammad has been suspended for the season opener against Bethune-Cookman on Saturday for a violation of team rules, a source confirmed to ESPN.com
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.