THIBODAUX, La. -- Marcus Washington ran for 121 yards and scored twice as Nicholls State overcame an early deficit to defeat Langston 42-22 Saturday night.
The Lions (0-3) jumped ahead 16-7 after Talibb Woods returned a Washington fumble 47 yards for a touchdown.
Beaux Hebert brought the Colonels (2-2) back, throwing two of his three touchdown passes in the second quarter, including a 3-yard toss to Washington on fourth down to put Nicholls State up by five late in the half.
Hebert finished 10 of 16 for 142 yards.
Figaro had 10 carries for 84 yards and threw for 64 on two completions.
Josh Hanberry scored on both of his two receptions, totaling 30 yards.
Langston's Kievon Jackson ran nine times for 68 yards.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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