OGDEN, Utah -- Zach Smith's 57-yard touchdown run sealed a 50-40 Weber State victory over Stephen F. Austin in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.
Smith's touchdown was part of a quick drive down the field in the fourth quarter that stifled the momentum of two touchdowns by SFA, which had narrowed the score to 43-40 early in the fourth quarter.
Weber State took a 23-7 lead in the first quarter and managed to keep it.
Bo Bolen had two of the Wildcats' four rushing touchdowns.
Brady Attaway threw for 450 yards and four touchdowns to keep the Lumberjacks in the game. Stephen F. Austin finished second in the nation last year in passing offense and had over twice as many passing yards as Weber State, but three intercepted passes contributed to the Lumberjacks' loss.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.