KENT, Ohio -- Kent State gained 400 of their 546 total yards on the ground as the Golden Flashes won their eighth-straight game, defeating Miami (Ohio) 48-32 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.
The trio combined for five first-half rushing touchdowns as Kent State took a 35-10 lead into halftime.
Durham and Archer, who each scored twice, have both been named candidates for the Doak Walker Award honoring the nation's best running back. Kent State is one of just five teams with two running backs nominated for the award.
Zac Dysert completed 37 of 50 passes for 455 yards and four touchdowns for Miami (4-6, 3-3) but was sacked five times and threw two interceptions.
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
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.