ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Kalvin McRae rushed for 268 yards and a
touchdown and Austen Everson ran for two scores to lead Ohio to a
38-21 win over Ball State on Saturday.
Wide receiver Justin Fitzgerald also had an 80-yard touchdown
run for the Bobcats (3-4, 2-2 Mid-American Conference), who
finished with 414 yards rushing on 52 carries.
Joey Lynch completed 23 of 34 passes for 241 yards and a
touchdown for Ball State (1-6, 1-3). Louis Johnson had seven
receptions for 132 yards.
The Cardinals lost two fumbles and converted only 1 of 11 third
Ohio led 3-0 after the first quarter but the two teams erupted
for 42 points in the second, including three touchdowns in a span
of 25 seconds.
Everson had a 1-yard TD run to make it 10-0 with 14:14 left.
Dante Love then returned the ensuing kickoff 94 yards for a
touchdown for Ball State.
Ohio's Scott Mayle then finished off the scoring binge, taking
the Cardinals kickoff back 88 yards to make it 17-7 with 13:49
remaining in the second.
McRae tacked on a 41-yard TD run and the Bobcats led 31-14 at
Charles Wynn had 14 carries for 54 yards and a touchdown for the
Cardinals, who finished with 340 yards of offense.
Matt Muncy had 10 tackles, two sacks and a fumble recovery for
McRae's 268 rushing yards was the third-highest single-game
total in school history.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in connection with the theft of the University of Southern California's copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago.