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.
The Spartans' offensive line gains experience with the return of Brandon Clemons, who has played in every game the past two seasons.
Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on the great quality of coaches in the SEC.
GameDay 100: Oregon thought they had Michael Dyer down, but he just kept on running.
This week's mailbag takes a look at the obvious and the dark horse breakout candidates this season in the Big 12.
Brenda Tracy, who was allegedly raped at Oregon State in 1998, will meet Wednesday with former Beavers coach Mike Riley, who now coaches at Nebraska.
Oregon will need more from its defense, but it's an inexperienced group that still has a lot to prove.
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