TROY, Ala. -- Three players ran for more than 100 yards and Florida International set a school record for rushing yards in a 52-35 win over Troy on Saturday.
Darriet Perry ran for 186 yards, T.Y. Hilton 158 and Darian Mallary 118 as the Golden Panthers (4-5, 4-1 Sun Belt) moved into first place in the Sun Belt. FIU's 448 rushing yards was the most it has had in a single game.
It was the first home loss for Troy (5-4, 4-2) since 2007, and the Trojans are in danger of having a four-year conference championship streak snapped.
The score was tied at 7 in the second quarter before FIU scored 31 points to take a 38-21 lead into the half.
FIU's Wes Carroll was 8-for-15 passing, but threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.
A final decision in Ohio State's quarterback derby won't be revealed until just before the season kicks off, but Urban Meyer isn't ruling out playing both his decorated candidates.
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback. Coach Mark Richt announced Monday that Greyson Lambert had won the starting job.
Sales of beer with Joe Paterno's name on it are so brisk that the company that makes it is gearing up for a second run after just a week on the shelves.