The Golden Eagles (7-1, 3-1 Conference USA), who won their sixth straight game and are knocking on the door of a Top 25 ranking, broke open a 10-10 game in the second half when Davis threw scoring passes of 47 yards to Quentin Pierce and 15 yards to Dominique Sullivan, and Woodyard scored on a 68-yard run.
Davis also had a 1-yard TD pass to Ryan Balentine in the first quarter and finished with 190 yards passing.
UTEP (4-4, 1-3), which was held to 262 yards of offense, got its only touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard run by Leilyon Myers. Dakota Warren added a pair of field goals for the Miners.
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.