HOUSTON (AP) -- Case Keenum threw five touchdown passes to lead Houston to a 55-3 win over Southern on Saturday night, giving Kevin Sumlin a victory in his first game as the Cougars' coach.
Hafner and Castile were the leading receivers for the Cougars (1-0) with 103 and 83 yards, respectively.
Andre Kohn scored the first points of the game with a one-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Ben Bell added a 20-yard field goal early in the second quarter.
The Cougars added a pair of touchdowns in the next five minutes. Castile caught a 30-yard touchdown from Keenum, followed about two minutes later by Hafner's 36-yard TD.
The Jaguars (0-1) got on the board when Josh Duran made a 36-yard field goal to make it 24-3.
But the Cougars answered with two more scores just before halftime. Keenum hit Castile for a 22-yard touchdown. Patrick Edwards then made the first touchdown catch of his career to make it 38-3.
The Cougars broke a 53-year school record, scoring the most points in team history for a new head coach. Bill Meek's Cougars scored 54 points in a 42-point win over Montana in 1955.
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has filed two lawsuits, one against the school and another against Louis Freeh, over backlash from the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Stanford defensive line coach Randy Hart officially retired after his last day of work on the practice field Thursday.
Several Big 12 newcomers have a good chance to be early contributors, especially at West Virginia, Texas, Oklahoma State and TCU.
The Notre Dame WR was elected student-body president. If he ran for the highest job in the land, he could have a great college football cabinet.
Barry J. Sanders has decided to follow in his father's footsteps, saying that he plans to transfer from Stanford to Oklahoma State.
No conference approached the SEC's recruiting haul in the secondary, which is loaded with four-star prospects, many of whom will play immediately.
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