FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Joe Licata threw two touchdowns and Buffalo scored 29 points in the second half as the Bulls rallied and beat Massachusetts 29-19 Saturday in a Mid-American Conference matchup.
Licata completed 18 of 30 passes for 226 yards in only his third start of the season.
Buffalo (4-7, 3-4) trailed 13-0 at halftime but Kyn Minniefield returned a punt 35 yards for a touchdown to cut the deficit to 13-7 in the third quarter.
After Michael Cox's 3-yard touchdown expanded UMass' lead to 19-7, Licata capped off back-to-back Buffalo drives with touchdowns to give the Bulls their first lead of the day, 22-19.
Brandon Murie added a 12-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter to put the game away.
Murie finished with 90 yards on 16 carries.
Mike Wegzyn led UMass (1-10, 1-6) with 215 yards through the air but threw two second-half interceptions.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to a hospital Wednesday night and treated for a severe headache, according to multiple media reports.
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.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in connection with the theft of the University of Southern California's copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago.