ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Kalvin McRae's pair of touchdowns led Ohio to a 28-0 first-half lead and the Bobcats survived Eastern Michigan's comeback attempt to beat the Eagles 48-42 Saturday.
McRae rushed for scores of 39 and 8 yards in the first quarter and the Bobcats (3-4, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) scored two more TDs before Eastern Michigan (2-5, 1-2) got on the scoreboard when Andy Schmitt hit Jacory Stone with a 17-yard TD pass with 3:08 left in the half.
The Eagles' Derrick Hunter returned a recovered Ohio fumble 80 yards for a touchdown, then Ohio's Mic Braunstein hit a 40-yard field goal to give the Bobcats a 31-14 halftime lead.
Tyler Jones caught touchdown passes of 7 and 5 yards in the fourth quarter but the Eagles fell short.
McRae finished with 170 yards on 32 carries while quarterback Brad Bower threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns.
Schmitt passed for 210 yards and four touchdowns and also led the Eagles with 55 yards rushing.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier told his players and coaches Monday night that he is retiring immediately, sources told ESPN.com.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Former USC coach Pete Carroll said Monday that he's saddened by Steve Sarkisian's situation and he has reached out to his former assistant.
Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil will be eligible to return to action for the Rebels following Saturday's game against Memphis, sources told ESPN.com on Monday.
After a decades-long ban, Nevada Gaming Control granted approval for the state's regulated sportsbooks to offer wagering on the Heisman Trophy, with LSU's Leonard Fournette the early favorite.