Rush hit Davis with TD passes of 34 and 30 yards. The Central Michigan (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American) defense forced three A.J. Doyle interceptions and recovered one fumble while earning its first shutout of the season. Rush was 13 of 21 for 231 yards passing. Davis finished with seven receptions for 154 yards.
Zurlon Tipton rushed for a 3-yard touchdown to open the scoring. Tony Annese had a 34-yard interception return for a touchdown. Ron Coluzzi was perfect from field goal range, making kicks of 33, 33 and 24 yards.
UMass (1-10, 1-6) was held to 169 yards of total offense. The Minutemen now have a six-game losing streak, and have been shut out twice this season. Shadrach Abrokwah led with 20 carries for 93 yards, including a 31-yard carry.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian and called it "very difficult" while also defending his handling of the situation.
University of Texas longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire. The steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was diagnosed with bovine leukemia virus.
Tennessee running back John Kelly was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released after getting hurt during the Volunteers' Tuesday afternoon practice.The injury was not specified.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.