MACOMB, Ill. -- Ashton Glaser threw for one touchdown and rushed for two more as Missouri State posted a 38-27 victory and a season-high score against Western Illinois Saturday night.
Glaser threw a TD pass to Julian Burton for the first score of the game, and later ran in for a TD to end the first quarter. A short 1-yard TD run by Glaser late in the third gave the Bears (3-6, 3-2 MVC) a more comfortable lead at 35-20 after a touchdown by Western Illinois had brought the game within 8.
Trenton Norvell threw four touchdown passes spread between three receivers, accounting for every score for the Leathernecks (3-6, 1-4). Norvell ended with 269 yards passing and two interceptions.
Missouri State's Caleb Schaffitzel, named last week's MVC Defensive Player of the Week, ended Western Illinois' last possession with an interception in the fourth quarter for his third straight game.
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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