TROY, Ala. -- Three players ran for more than 100 yards and Florida International set a school record for rushing yards in a 52-35 win over Troy on Saturday.
Darriet Perry ran for 186 yards, T.Y. Hilton 158 and Darian Mallary 118 as the Golden Panthers (4-5, 4-1 Sun Belt) moved into first place in the Sun Belt. FIU's 448 rushing yards was the most it has had in a single game.
It was the first home loss for Troy (5-4, 4-2) since 2007, and the Trojans are in danger of having a four-year conference championship streak snapped.
The score was tied at 7 in the second quarter before FIU scored 31 points to take a 38-21 lead into the half.
FIU's Wes Carroll was 8-for-15 passing, but threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns.
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.