OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- Miami of Ohio retired former quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's No. 7 in a pregame ceremony on Saturday and then rolled past Bowling Green, 47-14, as Austin Sykes ran for a career-high 124 yards and scored two touchdowns.
The RedHawks sacked the Falcons' Tyler Sheehan six times and limited him to a season-low 140 yards in the air while handing Bowling Green (3-3, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) their second straight loss.
Miami (4-3, 3-0) won by its largest margin since beating Buffalo 54-13 on Nov. 5, 2005.
Redshirt freshman Eugene Harris scored his first two career touchdowns, the second on a 73-yard pass -- Miami's longest play of the season -- that helped the RedHawks open up a 30-7 halftime lead.
Roethlisberger, now the Pittsburgh Steelers' starting quarterback, said one of his childhood goals was to have his high school, college and professional numbers retired. Findlay High School in northwest Ohio also has retired his No. 7.
"Of all the things kids want, I don't know how I got this crazy idea in my head, but I wanted to get that done," Roethlisberger told reporters before the ceremony.
Roethlisberger set almost every school passing record and led Miami to its last MAC championship in 2003. The RedHawks, coached by Terry Hoeppner, finished that year 13-1 and ranked 10th in the nation.
Miami on Saturday also remembered Hoeppner with a video tribute at halftime and a moment of silence before the game's kickoff.
Hoeppner was Miami's coach from 1999-2004. He left in 2005 to become Indiana's coach, and died in June at age 59 from complications of a brain tumor.
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.
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.
An officiating error led to an Oklahoma State touchdown Saturday in the Cowboys' 36-34 win over Kansas State.
Texas A&M receiver Ricky Seals-Jones, who was ejected for targeting midway in the second quarter of Saturday's game, took to Twitter late in the game, retweeting a tweet that questioned the call.
As if things weren't going bad enough at Texas, the Longhorns appear to have players on Twitter during lopsided losses and jabs at their coach accidentally being sent from other nearby teams.