LEXINGTON, Va. -- Nelson Hughes threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score Saturday to lead North Greenville over VMI 37-24 in the first meeting between the schools.
North Greenville (2-0), a Division II Independent, had little trouble handling VMI (1-2), opening a 23-10 halftime lead.
Freddie Martino had 12 receptions for 182 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown. Hughes also connected with DeVontez Rouse for a 23-yard score. Both came in the first half.
The Crusaders rolled up 504 total yards, 215 on the ground. Trey Walker led eight North Greenville rushers with 63 yards on 13 carries and added a 2-yard touchdown.
VMI's Eric Kordenbrock, who completed a pass to nine different receivers, threw for 369 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, but VMI managed just 22 yards rushing on 23 carries.
Florida State running back Dalvin Cook is doubtful to return after suffering a left leg injury in the first quarter against Wake Forest.
Trevone Boykin threw five touchdown passes, including four to freshman KaVontae Turpin, and No. 4 TCU rode a 30-point first quarter to a 50-7 rout of Texas on Saturday.
As if things weren't going bad enough at Texas, the Longhorns appear to have players on Twitter during lopsided losses and jabs at their coach accidentally being sent from other nearby teams.
Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub became the first legally blind person to play in a Division I football game Saturday, according to the school.
LJ Scott ran for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 2 Michigan State held on through a lackluster second half to beat Purdue 24-21 on Saturday.
Desmond Morgan had nine tackles and an interception, part of a dominating defensive performance by No. 22 Michigan in a 28-0 rout of Maryland on Saturday.
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