SAN DIEGO -- Mason Mills threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score on Saturday as San Diego rolled past Valparaiso 51-14.
San Diego (2-2, 1-0 Pioneer League) built a 37-0 lead at the half as Mills ran for a 5-yard touchdown and threw scoring passes of 7 yards to Lawrence Larivee 18 yards to Brandon White. Mills was 17 of 20 for 242 yards on the day.
Kenn James helped to balance things out on the ground for the Toreros with 128 yards and a touchdown.
Valparaiso (0-4, 0-1) got a solid game from Eric Hoffman, who completed 34 of 55 passes for 284 yards and a pair of TDs.
The San Diego defense came up with two interceptions and sacked him twice.
The Terrapins have a decorated defender and one of the nation's most dangerous kick returners in William Likely.
Texas and Oklahoma are well-represented on the list of the top running backs in Big 12 history.
We will see two storied programs competing with playoff implications already on the table when Alabama and USC face off in Week 1.
Strength of schedule matters more than ever in the playoff era. So when you settle in on Sept. 3 to watch Alabama-USC, Oklahoma-Houston, Auburn-Clemson and more, you can thank the CFP.
The collection of coaching acumen in the Big Ten East is astounding. Mark Dantonio has a leg up on his competition in at least one area.
Alabama-USC, Oklahoma-Houston and LSU-Wisconsin at Lambeau Field are highlights of a memorable lineup as a stronger Week 1 slate becomes a trend.