DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In a game in which all the scoring took place in the first half, Trabis Ward rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Tennessee State defeated Bethune-Cookman 21-14 Saturday in nonconference play.
The Tigers (4-0) scored on Ward's 4-yard run, the only points of the first quarter. Each team then scored twice before halftime.
Bethune-Cookman (2-2) finally scored on a 9-yard touchdown pass from Quentin Williams to Preston Cleckley. The Wildcats got closer when Tennessee State quarterback Michael German fumbled and LeBrandon Richardson returned it 44 yards for a touchdown to make it 21-14.
But the second half was scoreless. Tennessee State ran out the clock deep in Wildcat territory as time expired.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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