BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Aaron Mason ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns to lead Montana State to a 41-10 win over Idaho State Saturday.
Mason, who missed games against South Dakota and Eastern Washington, scored on runs of 10 and 5 yards in the second half. Overall, the Bobcats (5-3, 3-2 Big Sky Conference) gained 236 yards on the ground. Quarterbacks Cody Kempt and Mark Iddins combined for 252 yards as the Bobcats scored a season-high in points.
Iddins completed 15 of 26 passes for 169 yards. Kempt, the starter, completed seven of 15 and threw an interception in the end zone, the only time the Bobcats didn't convert in the red zone.
MSU led 20-10 at halftime and poured it on in the second half. Besides Mason's two scores, Blayde Becksted added a fourth-quarter touchdown run.
ISU (0-9, 0-6) totaled 144 yards, 127 through the air and 17 on the ground.
Senior Jake Rudock started for the Wolverines on Thursday night in the opener against Utah. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh had kept it a secret all preseason on who would be Michigan's starter.
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.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.
Five Rutgers players were suspended Thursday after home-invasion and assault charges, another jolt to a program whose coach is embroiled in an ongoing academics-related probe.
Nebraska coach Mike Riley announced the suspensions Thursday of five players, including three key contributors, for the Cornhuskers' season opener Saturday against BYU.
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.