HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Bryan Schor and Taylor Woods each rushed for three touchdowns as James Madison defeated Morehead State 80-7 on Saturday night, setting several offensive records in Mike Houston's coaching debut.
Houston came from The Citadel, winning a SoCon championship and FCS playoff berth last season.
The Dukes (1-0) piled up a school-record (for Division I) 607 yards of total offense, 428 on the ground, with a program-record 10 rushing TDs.
Schor finished 8-for-11 for 109 yards passing, and also rushed 10 times for a further 129 yards before leaving midway through the third quarter.
Rashard Davis fielded a low punt on the second bounce and returned it 76-yards for James Madison, juking past the first two defenders.
Former Alabama assistant coach Billy Napier will be coming back to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
Duke dodged trouble in the short term when its starting quarterback went down.
The No. 18 Texas Longhorns travel to Kansas State Saturday with one thing on their minds: change. That idea sounds pretty good to Kansas State right now as well.
The schedule forces Michigan State to take a step back this week. If the Spartans want to remain in the rankings, they can't afford to take an even bigger step back.
South Carolina will be the next team to see if it can stop or at least slow Kentucky running back Benny Snell when the Gamecocks and Wildcats clash Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Florida coach Dan Mullen understands he may get less than a welcoming reception when the Gators visit No. 23 Mississippi State on Saturday.
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