CONWAY, Ark. -- Wynrick Smothers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as Central Arkansas cruised past Bacone 70-3 Saturday night.
Dezmin Lewis scored three touchdowns -- on a pass from Smothers, on a blocked punt return and a fumble return -- for the Bears (2-1) in their home opener.
Willie Mathews ran for 153 yards, more than the Warriors managed in total offense, and capped the scoring with an 83-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Central Arkansas scored 21 points in each of the first three quarters. Bacone (1-3), an NAIA school from Muskogee, Okla., managed a field goal of 37 yards by Jamie Moore in the second quarter.
This was the first meeting between the schools.
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It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
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UCLA's Josh Rosen will look to redeem himself against USC in 2016, making the matchup one of the upcoming season's most compelling games.
Haden's aim of reclaiming lost glory ended thanks to coaching flameouts. But his final grade remains incomplete until we see more from Clay Helton.
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