KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Alex Carder threw for 349 yards and four touchdowns Saturday as Western Michigan pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Michigan 45-30 in a game that featured 1,009 yards of offense.
Carder completed 17 of 21 passes and had scoring throws of 9, 20, 33 and 66 yards. Juan Nunez (4 catches, 110 yards) had two of those TD receptions while Jordan White (7-134) had one. Brian Fields added 107 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Broncos (4-6, 3-3 Mid American).
Alex Gillett ran for 159 yards and passed for 214 for Eastern Michigan (1-9, 1-5) while accounting for four touchdowns -- passes of 29, 40 and 32 yards and a 32-yard TD run.
Eastern Michigan tied the game 24-24 on a Sean Graham field goal in the third quarter. But a 33-yard scoring pass from Carder to White and a 47-yard TD run by Fields pushed Western Michigan ahead for good.
Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers -- all in the first half -- and No. 25 Florida downed third-ranked Mississippi 38-10 on Saturday night.
Leonard Fournette highlighted his SEC-record third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.
An officiating error led to an Oklahoma State touchdown Saturday in the Cowboys' 36-34 win over Kansas State.
Texas A&M receiver Ricky Seals-Jones, who was ejected for targeting midway in the second quarter of Saturday's game, took to Twitter late in the game, retweeting a tweet that questioned the call.
Florida State running back Dalvin Cook exited in the first quarter of the Seminoles' 24-16 win over Wake Forest with a left hamstring injury. He is day-to-day.
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.