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.
A final decision in Ohio State's quarterback derby won't be revealed until just before the season kicks off, but Urban Meyer isn't ruling out playing both his decorated candidates.
Junior transfer Chad Kelly, the nephew of NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, will start at quarterback for Ole Miss in the Rebels' opener against Tennessee Martin on Saturday.
Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison, who injured his left knee in January and needed two surgeries to repair the damage, will play in Saturday's opener against New Mexico State.
Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill has named his son, redshirt freshman Brent Stockstill, his starting quarterback for the Blue Raiders' season opener against Jackson State.
A new college football award will be given to the nation's best offensive line and honor the memory of Joe Moore, who coached 52 players who went on to the NFL.
North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a high ankle sprain in Saturday's season opener and is questionable for their next game Sept. 12 against Weber State.