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.
A final decision in Ohio State's quarterback derby won't be revealed until just before the season kicks off, but Urban Meyer isn't ruling out playing both his decorated candidates.
Sales of beer with Joe Paterno's name on it are so brisk that the company that makes it is gearing up for a second run after just a week on the shelves.
Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday his fourth-ranked Bears have not been distracted by the swirling controversy surrounding the program's handling of former defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
UCLA junior cornerback Ishmael Adams was arrested for allegedly using force to take a cellphone from an Uber driver in the early morning hours Sunday, according to the UCLA police department.
Junior transfer Chad Kelly, the nephew of NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, will start at quarterback for Ole Miss in the Rebels' opener against Tennessee Martin on Saturday.
Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill has named his son, redshirt freshman Brent Stockstill, his starting quarterback for the Blue Raiders' season opener against Jackson State.