MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Dan LeFevour threw for 213 yards and had three touchdown passes as Central Michigan defeated Eastern Illinois 31-12 on Thursday night.
LeFevour was 21-of-31 and had 42 yards rushing on 11 carries for the Chippewas (1-0).
Central Michigan never trailed, as Ontario Sneed scored the first touchdown of the season on a 23-yard run to put CMU up 10-3 in the second quarter. Sneed finished with 88 yards rushing on 13 carries.
Frank Zombo had 2 1/2 sacks to lead the Central Michigan defense, which held the Panthers to 83 yards rushing.
Central Michigan won its season opener for the first time since 2002.
Texas receivers coach Jay Norvell has become the fifth assistant coach to leave the program this offseason, sources have confirmed. He has taken a similar role at Arizona State.
Texas defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn will not return next season because of his alleged involvement in the NCAA recruiting violations levied against Ole Miss, according to multiple reports.
ESPN Big 12 reporter Jake Trotter breaks down Barry J. Sanders' decision to transfer from Stanford to Oklahoma State and what kind of impact he can make for the Cowboys.
Bleacher Report's Barrett Sallee joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss Jim Harbaugh and the likelihood of this happening again.
Going against a backup quarterback, the Huskies spanked the Cougars 45-10 in last season's Apple Cup.
The Pac-12 is supplying 49 players for the NFL combine, and the focus figures to be on the quarterbacks led by Cal's Jared Goff.
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