FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Dwayne Woods returned an interception 48 yards for a Bowling Green touchdown, one of four Falcons interceptions in a 24-0 Mid-American Conference victory Saturday over Massachusetts.
Trailing 21-0, the Minutemen (0-7, 0-4) replaced quarterback Mike Wegzyn with A.J. Doyle, but he was intercepted by BooBoo Gates. Gates' 38-yard return led to Tyler Tate's 42-yard field goal and a 24-0 Bowling Green lead early in the fourth quarter.
Jude Adjei-Barimah had the other two interceptions for Bowling Green, whose last shutout was a 52-0 win over Western Michigan in 2004.
Massachusetts, which had been allowing 43.5 points per game, limited Bowling Green to 282 yards, but the Minutemen managed only 118 themselves and were 1-of-16 on third downs.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.
Tim Beckman is threatening legal action after Illinois fired him as football coach Friday amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron revealed in a post-practice news conference that he has been treated for prostate cancer but plans to coach this season.