PORTLAND, Ore. -- Kieran McDonagh passed for a career-high 377 yards, fueling Portland State to a 43-6 pounding of Division-II Humboldt State.
It makes the second straight week that McDonagh has set a career high. He passed for 308 yards in a narrow loss to Cal, a performance that earned the sophomore Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week honors.
The Vikings' (2-1) potent offense did not kick in until the second half, breaking open a tight 7-6 contest with three TDs and a safety in the third quarter alone. Portland State finished with 622 total yards. The Vikings lead the FCS in total offence, averaging over 612 yards, after their first two games.
Humboldt State (0-2) stayed close in the first half on Matt Bruder field goals of 32 and 28 yards less than a minute apart in the second quarter.
Portland State's Kasey Closs caught 10 passes for a career-best 205 yards.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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.
Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield, who guided the Mountaineers through the transition from FCS to FBS.
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.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.
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