CONWAY, Ark. -- Ryan Howard threw for 403 yards and four touchdowns, including three for more than 40 yards, to lead Central Arkansas over Stephen F. Austin 66-31 Saturday night.
Central Arkansas (5-3, 2-1 Southland Conference) avenges last season's loss to SFA (3-5, 1-2). The Lumberjacks were the only conference team to beat UCA during its co-championship run last season.
Howard, making his second career start in as many weeks, has seven touchdown passes and 684 yards passing between the two games.
SFA was led by Brady Attaway, who threw two touchdown passes. Attaway was 41 of 63 for 442 yards passing despite the fact the Bear defense had averaged 218 yards passing a game.
Perry Hills will start at quarterback Saturday for Maryland against top-ranked Ohio State, the latest development in the three-way battle to be the Terrapins' starter under center.
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.
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.