FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Chase Cartwright and Jordan Perry threw two touchdown passes apiece, Zach Bauman and Casey Jahn each added two more, and Northern Arizona picked up where it left off Saturday, blowing out Fort Lewis 69-0 in NAU's home opener.
Bauman, who led the Lumberjacks (2-1) with 136 yards rushing, scored on a 75-yard run on NAU's first play from scrimmage and a 26-yarder later in the first quarter. In the second, Cartwright found Ify Umodu and Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson for scores before giving way to Perry, who threw another TD to DeBoskie-Johnson for a 48-0 halftime lead.
Umodu caught another TD pass from Perry in the third quarter before Jahn, who ran for 111 yards, got his two scores. Austin Shanks added a 74-yard punt return for a touchdown.
The Lumberjacks, after beating Football Bowl Subdivision team UNLV last week, held the Division II Skyhawks (0-2) to 122 yards of total offense.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Bevo XIV began his tenure at the age of 2 in 2004. He was a part of back-to-back Rose Bowl victories, including the January 2006 win that resulted in a BCS title.
Tennessee running back John Kelly was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released after getting hurt during the Volunteers' Tuesday afternoon practice.The injury was not specified.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.
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