RUSTON, La. -- Daniel Porter ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns, leading Louisiana Tech to a 55-20 win over San Jose State in the final game for Spartans veteran coach Dick Tomey.
The Bulldogs (4-8, 3-5 Western Athletic Conference) used a season-high 45-point first half to beat the Spartans (2-10, 1-7) and Tomey, who ended his 29-year career with a 183-145-7 record.
Tomey ranks behind only Joe Paterno, Bobby Bowden, Mack Brown and Frank Beamer in active wins by coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Porter, who finished with 28 carries, became Louisiana Tech's all-time leading rusher on a 20-yard rush in the fourth quarter, surpassing Jason Cooper (1991-94). The Bulldogs running back finished his with career with 3,352 yards rushing.
Porter also became the second player in school history to have consecutive 1,000 yard seasons.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.
A final decision in Ohio State's quarterback derby won't be revealed until just before the season kicks off, but Urban Meyer isn't ruling out playing both his decorated candidates.
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback. Coach Mark Richt announced Monday that Greyson Lambert had won the starting job.
Sales of beer with Joe Paterno's name on it are so brisk that the company that makes it is gearing up for a second run after just a week on the shelves.