DAVIS, Calif. -- Randy Wright threw a touchdown pass and UC Davis scored four rushing touchdowns to roll past Azusa Pacific 41-3 Thursday night.
The Aggies, in their season opener, grabbed a 27-3 halftime lead against the Cougars from Division II. Marquis Nicholis led Davis with 79 yards rushing, while Dalton Turay scored twice on short runs. Colton Silveria and Courtney Williams also ran for TDs for the Aggies and Wright connected with Taylor Sloat for a 37-yard score. UC Davis is in its first season as a member of the Big Sky Conference.
Terrel Watson ran 17 times for 144 yards for Azusa Pacific, but the Cougars' only points came on Jamie Cacciatore's 41-yard field goal in the second quarter.
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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