MIAMI -- Anthony Jordan ran for 150 yards and a touchdown to lead Bethune-Cookman to its first victory ever over an FBS opponent, defeating Florida International 34-13.
Bethune-Cookman (3-0) improved to 3-0 all-time against Florida International (0-3) and the win extends the Wildcats' regular season win streak to 10 games over the past two seasons.
Florida International had no answer for Bethune-Cookman's rushing attack. The Wildcats rolled up 311 yards on the ground while dominating the time of possession. Three different backs each ran for at least 65 yards and a touchdown, including quarterback Quentin Williams.
FIU's T.J. Lowder caught six passes for 125 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Kansas State, Baylor and Oklahoma have been the best in the league at punching the ball into the end zone the last four seasons.
If McCaffrey, Fournette, Watson, Mayfield and Cook were the Heisman finalists, would anyone be surprised? No. But the run for the Heisman rarely follows the preseason script.
Four of the Wildcats' top-six pass-catchers graduated, but freshman possession receiver Ben Skowronek adds depth and ability to the roster.
National magazines aren't sure how to judge USC coach Clay Helton, but the Trojans' former interim and now permanent coach will be tested early.
Devin Duvernay’s long and mind-boggling recruiting journey is now in the rearview mirror after committing to Texas over TCU Wednesday. The No. 42-ranked prospect in the class of 2016, and the nation’s fastest prospect in the class, talked more about his decision to pick the Longhorns.
Alabama fans should get to know USC, which presents an array of dynamic athletes for the Crimson Tide to be wary of in the season opener.
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