NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Everette Benjamin scored two touchdowns during a 38-point spree in Central Connecticut State's 45-14 win over Bentley on Saturday.
Benjamin rushed for 132 yards on 24 carries and had three catches for 28 yards as the Blue Devils won their 10th straight home game.
Central Connecticut State trailed 14-7 with 13:32 left in the second quarter. Gunnar Jespersen started the Blue Devils' run of 38 unanswered points.
He threw his first touchdown pass of the season, 13 yards to Raul Debenendittis, to tie the game with 8:42 left in the half. The Blue Devils added a 2-yard TD run by Nate Pagan and a 30-yard field goal by Joe Izzo to lead 24-14 at halftime.
Jespersen finished with 181 yards and two touchdowns on 18-for-24 passing.
Bryant Johnson was 16-for-32 passing with 117 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions for Division II Bentley.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.
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