STATESBORO, Ga. -- Jerick McKinnon ran for 109 yards and threw for a touchdown in Georgia Southern's 77-9 rout over Savannah State on Saturday night.
McKinnon had help. Georgia Southern finished the game with 576 rushing yards and 650 yards of total offense. Eight different Eagles rushed for at least a touchdown.
The 77 points was the second highest point total in Georgia Southern history and only the sixth time the Eagles scored 70-plus points since 2001.
The Eagles' also dominated Savannah State on defense.
Meanwhile, the Tigers couldn't keep their defense off the field, going three-and-out on their first five possessions and converting only seven first downs in the game.
Sophomore quarterback Zach Hutchenson was a bright spot for Savannah State. He came off the bench in the third quarter and led the Tigers to their only touchdown.
Georgia Southern averaged an NCAA-best 399 rushing yards per game last season.
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.
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.
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon will start against Oregon State on Saturday, a source told ESPN.