BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Samford rolled to a 25 point halftime lead and cruised to a 34-6 victory against West Alabama on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs (2-0) amassed 227 yards rushing and rolled up 452 yards of total offense to control the game.
West Alabama's Kyle Caldwell and Gary Johnston combined for more yards passing than Samford, 227-225, but they also combined for three interceptions, and Caldwell was sacked five times. Samford's defense held West Alabama (1-1) to 21 yards rushing for a .7-yard average.
The Bulldogs, members of the Southern Conference, are 10-6-1 all-time against West Alabama (Gulf South Conference).
Fabian Truss rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs, and Cameron Yaw kicked two third-quarter field goals. Jeremiah Gates and Stanley Robinson rushed for touchdowns of 2 and 8 yards respectively for the Bulldogs.
West Alabama's Ryne Smith kicked field goals of 22 and 29 yards.
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown, and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.