DURHAM, N.H. -- Trailing by seven at halftime, New Hampshire erupted for 34 unanswered points in the second half and the Wildcats defeated Delaware 34-14 Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association action.
Andy Vailas led the rally for New Hampshire (3-2, 1-1), throwing two touchdown passes and rushing for a third score. He completed 23 of 36 passes for 315 yards. After Delaware quarterback Trent Hurley's 1-yard scoring run in the first quarter, Vailas tied the score with a 32-yard touchdown pass to R.J. Harris in the third quarter.
New Hampshire blew the game open in the fourth quarter. Harris caught another touchdown pass from Vailas, a 7-yarder. Two Mike Macarthur field goals made it 27-7. When Jimmy Owens scored on a 60-yard run, it was 34-7. Hurley's 26-yard touchdown pass to Mike Milburn with 34 seconds left ended the scoring.
Delaware (4-1, 1-1) managed just 234 total yards to 472 for New Hampshire.
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.
Five Rutgers players were suspended Thursday after home-invasion and assault charges, another jolt to a program whose coach is embroiled in an ongoing academics-related probe.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.