AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Steve Baylark ran for 187 yards and two
touchdowns while Tony Nelson added 69 yards and three touchowns
rushing as Massachusetts won its third in a row, 48-7 over William
& Mary on Saturday.
Baylark scored on runs of 23 and 6 yards in the first quarter,
and Nelson scored on runs of 4 and 5 yards in the second quarter as
the Minutemen (4-1, 2-0 Atlantic 10) took a 28-0 halftime lead.
Massachusetts piled up 278 yards rushing and 596 yards of total
offense while limiting the Tribe to 30 yards on the ground and 274
yards of offense overall.
Liam Coen completed 12 of 17 passes for 275 yards, including a
29-yard touchdown pass to J.J. Moore, and Nelson scored on a 2-yard
run in the second half for the Minutemen. Chris Koepplin kicked a
pair of field goals.
William & Mary (1-4, 0-3) averted the shutout late in the third
period on a 35-yard pass from Mike Potts to Joe Nicholas. Potts
finished 27 of 50 for 244 yards.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Texas cornerback Kris Boyd has apologized for retweeting a Texas A&M fan during halftime of Texas' 50-7 loss to TCU on Saturday.
The Big 12 on Sunday acknowledged an officiating mistake that incorrectly awarded Oklahoma State a first down Saturday and said the officials involved would be disciplined.
Georgia coach Mark Richt says he's sticking with Greyson Lambert, who was just 10-for-24 for 86 yards in a loss to Alabama, as the Bulldogs starting quarterback.
Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers -- all in the first half -- and No. 25 Florida downed third-ranked Mississippi 38-10 on Saturday night.
Leonard Fournette highlighted his SEC-record third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.