HAMMOND, La. -- Bryan Bennett amassed 409 total yards and scored five touchdowns to lead Southeastern Louisiana to a 56-14 win over Stephen F. Austin Saturday night.
Bennett, who had 337 yards passing and 72 yards rushing, led the Lions to their first score on a 53-yard dash. Rasheed Harrell scored from 4 yards out to put Southeastern Louisiana (4-2, 1-0 Southland Conference) ahead 14-0 in this conference opener for both schools.
Bennett had four touchdown tosses in the second quarter as the Lions went into the locker room leading 42-7. Bennett started the third quarter the same way, hitting Chris Malot for an 85-yard touchdown strike, extending the lead to 49-7.
The Lumberjacks (2-4, 0-1) closed the gap to 14-7 when Gus Johnson scored from 3 yards out in the first quarter.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
Five Rutgers players were charged Thursday with crimes including assault and robbery, another jolt to a program whose coach is embroiled in an ongoing academics-related probe.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.