WORCESTER, Mass. -- Sean Goldrich threw for two touchdowns in his first college game to lead New Hampshire over Holy Cross 38-17 Thursday night in the teams' season opener.
The redshirt freshman led back-to-back touchdown drives of 98 and 95 yards in the second half, finishing the second with a 5-yard pass to Joey Orlando on the second play of the fourth quarter for a 32-10 Wildcats lead.
Orlando also scored on a 38-yard pass from backup quarterback Andy Vailas to put New Hampshire ahead 13-7 with 10:04 until halftime.
Goldrich, who led Wildcats rushers with 71 yards on 10 carries, made it 19-7 with an 8-yard pass to R.J. Harris.
New Hampshire rolled up 531 yards to 346 for the Crusaders and maintained possession for 35:16.
Holy Cross' Kevin Watson, a senior making his first start, completed 33 of 47 for 271 yards but was intercepted twice and sacked three times.
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.
Former running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the April death of his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.