EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Marcus Thomas rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns to lead Texas-El Paso to a 52-12 victory against Texas Southern on Saturday night.
The Miners (2-2) scored on their first five possessions and led 38-0 at halftime.
Thomas had UTEP's first 100-yard rushing performance in 16 games. He scored on a 15-yard run on UTEP's first possession then zigzagged his way 27 yards for a touchdown with 5:50 left in the first half. That was Thomas' last carry.
Miners quarterback Trevor Vittatoe, playing just a quarter and a half, completed 10 of 16 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns. Receiver Jeff Moturi, seeing about the same amount of action as Vittatoe, caught two passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns.
Texas Southern (0-4) of the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) scored in the third quarter on a 21-yard touchdown pass from Tino Edgecomb to Williams Osborne.
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.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood told reporters Thursday that he will coach the Scarlet Knights in their regular-season opener on Saturday against Norfolk State despite an ongoing academic investigation.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.