NEW ORLEANS -- Nick Montana threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 45-3 win over University of Texas at El Paso Saturday.
This was the final game for Tulane at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which had been home to Green Wave football since 1975.
Tulane (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) now has the most wins in a season since finishing 8-5 in the 2002 season.
Tulane took an early lead as Orleans Darkwa, who had 137 yards rushing for the day, ran in from the 20 for the score.
The Green Wave stretched that to 28-0 in the second quarter. UTEP (2-9, 1-6) scored on a Jay Mattox 32-yard field goal. Less than a minute later Montana hit Mark Edwards on a 4-yard scoring strike as Tulane took a 35-3 lead into the half.
Tulane's Ryan Grant pulled in eight passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns.
Peyton Manning was among the former Tennessee players who praised and roasted Phillip Fulmer, who led the Volunteers to the 1998 national title.
J.P. Urquidez, the No. 17-rated offensive tackle in the ESPN 300, has signed with the Texas Longhorns after being released from his commitment to Baylor.
The SEC says it is closely monitoring its Twitter account after a hack led the league to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning.
Baylor and ex-coach Art Briles acknowledged "serious shortcomings" Friday night in a statement announcing that the sides have mutually agreed to terminate his employment.
Wyatt Davis is a physical offensive lineman who can provide some versatility to Ohio State.
Zachary Carter provides Florida with needed depth on the defense side. He can develop into a versatile defensive lineman.