KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Alex Carder passed for 298 yards and five touchdowns and Western Michigan beat Nicholls State 49-14 Saturday night.
Carder completed a 74-yard TD pass to Jordan White for the Broncos (1-1). White also caught a 5-yard scoring pass and had six catches for 130 yards.
Carder had three of TD passes in the third quarter, and Dareyon Chance rushed 1 yard for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Broncos opened the game with an eight-play, 78-yard drive finished off by Antoin Scriven rushing 1 yard to score.
The Colonels (0-2) answered that touchdown when Jesse Turner rushed 52 yards to score in the second quarter.
The game was the first meeting between the teams.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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