KENT, Ohio -- Kent State scored 17 unanswered fourth-quarter points, including Luke Batton's 83-yard fumble return for a touchdown, as the Golden Flashes defeated Western Michigan 41-24 Saturday.
Kent State (6-1, 4-0 Mid-American Conference), off to its best start since 1973, went ahead 31-24 on its first possession of the fourth quarter, getting a 33-yard Spencer Keith pass to Dri Archer and a 33-yard run by Trayion Durham before Archer scored on a 10-yard run.
Dana Brown intercepted Tyler Van Tubbergen's pass on the Broncos' next play, setting up Freddie Cortez's 43-yard field goal.
Durham carried 19 times for 124 yards for Kent State.
Western Michigan's Van Tubbergen completed 30 of 57 passes for 333 yards, including an 81-yard touchdown to Josh Schaffer.
Texas defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn will not return next season because of his alleged involvement in the NCAA recruiting violations levied against Ole Miss, according to multiple reports.
ESPN Big 12 reporter Jake Trotter breaks down Barry J. Sanders' decision to transfer from Stanford to Oklahoma State and what kind of impact he can make for the Cowboys.
Bleacher Report's Barrett Sallee joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss Jim Harbaugh and the likelihood of this happening again.
Going against a backup quarterback, the Huskies spanked the Cougars 45-10 in last season's Apple Cup.
The Pac-12 is supplying 49 players for the NFL combine, and the focus figures to be on the quarterbacks led by Cal's Jared Goff.
Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham has promoted Pablo Cano, Robert Blechen and Alema Fitisemanu to new staff positions.