MONROE, La. -- Kolton Browning threw for 224 yards and four touchdowns to lead Louisiana-Monroe past Georgia State, 38-10, in a Sun Belt Conference matchup Saturday night.
The Panthers (0-8, 0-3) climbed back early in the second quarter when Robert Ferguson returned a Browning fumble 87 yards for a touchdown. Following a field goal, Georgia State recovered an onside kick, but Ben McLane was intercepted three plays later.
UL-Monroe capitalized with a 19-yard touchdown from Browning to Je'Ron Hamm. Centarius Donald, who finished with 126 yards on eight carries, scored from a yard out to extend the lead to 18 at intermission.
Browning threw a 24-yard strike to Harley Scioneaux in the third quarter to continue the rout, keeping Georgia State winless on the season.
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.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.
Five Rutgers players were suspended Thursday after home-invasion and assault charges, another jolt to a program whose coach is embroiled in an ongoing academics-related probe.
Nebraska coach Mike Riley announced the suspensions Thursday of five players, including three key contributors, for the Cornhuskers' season opener Saturday against BYU.
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.