STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Kyle Essington threw two touchdowns and Stony Brook racked up 521 rushing yards in their 77-7 win over Division II Pace on Saturday.
The win gives Stony Brook its first 2-0 start since 2007.
Stony Brook, which scored touchdowns on its first 10 possessions, got touchdown passes of 9 and 86 yards from Essington.
Essington finished 6-of-6 passing for 158 yards before being replaced by Lyle Negron after halftime.
Running backs Marcus Coker and Miguel Maysonet tallied two touchdowns apiece in the first half and their replacement, Jamie Williams, scored from 11 yards to give the Seawolves a 49-0 lead at intermission.
Coker and Maysonet have combined for 382 yards on 53 carries (7.2 ypc) this season. Maysonet, who led the Big South with 1,633 yards last season, recorded 172 rushing yards in Stony Brook's season-opener.
Stony Brook outgained Pace (0-2) 603 to 104 and allowed just nine first downs.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.
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.
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback. Coach Mark Richt announced Monday that Greyson Lambert had won the starting job.