HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Michael Birdsong had three touchdowns in the first half as James Madison coasted to a 38-14 win over Central Connecticut State Saturday night.
The Dukes led 21-7 at half after dual-threat quarterback Birdsong ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third.
Scott had 15 carries for 120 yards for the Dukes.
Birdsong was 10 for 18 with 115 yards passing and 55 on the ground.
CCSU's Andrew Clements completed 10 of his 24 attempts for 127 yards with a touchdown, but was intercepted twice.
James Madison's ground game piled up 247 yards on the ground and accumulated 362 offensive yards.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.