DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Matt Johnson passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 70-10 victory in its opener over NAIA opponent Edward Waters (0-2) on Saturday.
In their first game under coach Brian Jenkins, the Wildcats of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference gained 635 total yards. Johnson carried four times for a career-best 122 yards and passed for 159 yards (9-for-11).
In the second quarter, Isidore Jackson caught a 27-yard touchdown pass from Johnson and Jackie Wilson added a 14-yard run 8:05 before halftime for a 35-0 Wildcats lead.
Edward Waters' first points came on the half's final play when Jacquez Stephenson caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Turman.
Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, 32, is a candidate for South Carolina's head-coaching job, sources told ESPN.com
Scott Frost, who was hired as head coach at UCF on Tuesday, will inherit an offense that averaged a dismal 268.4 yards per game this season.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Kirk Herbstreit believes that No. 10 North Carolina will not make the jump into the top four of the final College Football Playoff rankings.
SEC Network's Matt Stinchcomb and Clint Stoerner discuss whether or not Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will be a good fit as Georgia head coach.
Booger McFarland discusses whether North Carolina can sneak into the top four of the College Football Playoff rakings if they beat Clemson and if teams that are done could crash the party.
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