ATHENS, Ohio -- Beau Blankenship rushed for 124 yards and a 50-yard touchdown as Ohio cruised to a 51-23 win over Massachusetts Friday.
Tyler Tettleton passed for 246 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio (7-5, 4-4 MAC) outgained UMass (1-11, 1-7) 461 to 290.
On the second play from scrimmage, Blankenship set the tempo by busting out for his long touchdown run. Tettleton followed that with a 2-yard strike to Chase Cochran and it was 14-0 before everyone settled into their seats.
The Minutemen got a 42-yard field goal from Brendon Levengood and a 3-yard TD run from Shadrach Abrokwah to cut the deficit to 14-10, but the Bobcats scored two more touchdowns and a 30-yard field goal from Josiah Yazdani to lead 31-10 at the half.
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.