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.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
Former Oklahoma State return man and running back Ty Hill, who was dismissed from OSU's program after his arrest on domestic violence charges, has enrolled at West Alabama.
A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced.
UCLA junior cornerback Ishmael Adams has been suspended indefinitely following a robbery arrest early Sunday morning, coach Jim Mora said Tuesday.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.