Feleipe Franks threw five touchdowns passes in the first half and Florida got the Dan Mullen era off to rousing start with a 53-6 victory against overmatched Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
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- Florida sticks with Franks as QB for opener
- AP FCS All-America Team
- IU to host Charleston Southern with FIU tilt off
- Seminoles' James injures knee, doesn't return
The Florida Gators, who open the season Saturday night against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, are sticking with Feleipe Franks as their starting quarterback. Franks went 3-5 as a starter last season.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
London Johnson accounted for 263 yards running and passing and a rushing touchdown and Tyler Tekac made a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give Charleston Southern a 20-19 win over Liberty on Saturday.
Darnell Holland rushed for 109 yards and three touchdowns and Kennesaw State rolled over Charleston Southern 38-0 on Saturday, setting up a showdown for the Big South championship next week.
Tyler Tekac booted a 43-yard field goal with no time left to give Charleston Southern a surprising 10-9 win over Gardner-Webb in Big South Conference action on Saturday.
Gerron Pendarvis returned an interception 21-yards for a touchdown early in the second half and Monmouth held on to win its fifth-straight, 23-20 over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.
London Johnson threw four touchdown passes to lead Charleston Southern to a 52-27 victory over Savannah State on Saturday night.
Noah Shuler punched over for a 2-yard touchdown in the final four minutes of a scoreless game and Charleston Southern defeated Presbyterian 7-0 in a Big South Conference opener marked by defense and turnovers on Saturday.
Peyton Ramsey's college starting baptism of fire was too hot for Charleston Southern.
Terrance Wilson ran for 106 yards and two touchdowns and Charleston Southern scored seven unanswered touchdowns in the second half, rolling to a 58-7 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
Davis Cheek accounted for two touchdowns and Elon held on to beat Charleston Southern 19-17 on Saturday night.
Indiana will host Charleston Southern on Oct. 7, a game added after the Hoosiers' matchup with Florida International was canceled due to Hurricane Irma.
Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Mississippi State to a 49-0 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Devin Watson made two interceptions in the fourth quarter, Tyler Vaughn had a safety just before halftime and Wofford held off Charleston Southern 15-14 on Saturday in the opening round of the FC
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