NORMAL, Ill. -- Marshaun Coprich ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois State routed Indiana State 55-14 on Saturday.
Illinois State (3-4, 2-2 Missouri Valley) scored on each of its first six drives, taking a 38-0 lead after a 4-yard touchdown run by Coprich in the second quarter. Coprich also ran for a 1-yard score on the Redbirds' first drive of the game and a 72-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Illinois State extended its lead to 45-0 with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Josh Burch on the opening kickoff of the second half.
Robert Tonyan Jr. went just 8-for-22 for 69 yards passing for Indiana State (1-6, 0-3) as the Sycamores managed just 174 total 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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