MURRAY, Ky. -- Wynrick Smothers threw five touchdown passes to five different receivers Saturday night and led Central Arkansas to a 42-20 non-conference victory over Murray State.
Smothers, who completed 31 of 41 passes for 358 yards, was sensational. In the first half alone, he was 20-for-26 for 227 yards and four touchdowns of 18 yards, 10, 3 and his longest completion of the night: a 74-yarder to Dominique Croom, who finished with 10 receptions for 184 yards.
In the fourth quarter, Smothers completed his night with his fifth scoring pass, a 12-yard reception by Thomas Hart.
The Bears, who lost their opener to Ole Miss, evened their record at 1-1. For Murray State, now 0-2, quarterback Casey Brockman was sensational as well. He passed for 445 yards, completing 41 of 63 attempts. But Brockman only threw one scoring pass as the Racers dropped to 0-2.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
Former Oklahoma State return man and running back Ty Hill, who was dismissed from OSU's program after his arrest on domestic violence charges, has enrolled at West Alabama.
A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced.
UCLA junior cornerback Ishmael Adams has been suspended indefinitely following a robbery arrest early Sunday morning, coach Jim Mora said Tuesday.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.