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.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.
Rutgers has reinstated senior wide receiver Leonte Carroo a day after an assault charge against him was dropped.
Ole Miss cornerback Tee Shepard, who missed all of last season with a toe injury, has decided to give up football and focus on completing his college degree.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.