DAYTON, Ohio -- Will Bardo threw for three touchdowns -- all in the first half -- to help Dayton beat Morehead State 41-27 in a Pioneer Football League showdown Saturday.
Dayton (3-4, 2-2) scored on its opening possession when Bardo found Jordan Elmore through the air for 16 yards. Bardo finished 15 of 23 for 214 yards.
Morehead State's (1-5, 0-3) lead did not last long as Bardo dominated the second quarter. Bardo helped the Flyers take the lead for good, finding Nik Gillum for a 16-yard touchdown, then connecting with Ross Smith, who lateralled to Robert Washington for a 39-yard touchdown and a 23-14 halftime lead.
Dayton scored 24 unanswered points sealing the victory over the Eagles.
The Flyers have beaten Morehead State the last four meetings.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to a hospital Wednesday night and treated for a severe headache, according to multiple media reports.
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.
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Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
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Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in connection with the theft of the University of Southern California's copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago.