MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Jyruss Edwards rushed for two touchdowns, Kolton Browning threw for 285 yards and one score and Louisiana-Monroe controlled time of possession to defeat Middle Tennessee 31-17 in the Warhawks' Sun Belt Conference opener.
Louisiana-Monroe (3-2, 1-0) had the ball nearly 40 minutes while rolling up 500 yards total offense compared to 307 for the Blue Raiders (3-2, 1-1). Middle Tennessee, which trailed 24-3 early in the third quarter, had just 69 yards on the ground.
After Benny Cunningham scored his second Blue Raiders TD in the first minute of the fourth quarter, Middle Tennessee got the ball back with 11:06 remaining.
Kilgore passed for 238 yards, and Carlos Lopez kicked a career-long 44-yard field goal for Middle Tennessee.
Former South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the state of SEC football.
On The Paul Finebaum Show, former South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier discusses his transition out of the Gamecocks' football program.
Terrel Hunt missed 18 games the last two seasons due to injury.
Former Oregon quarterback Morgan Mahalak has transferred to Towson and is expected to compete for the starting job next season.
Ryan Burns and Keller Chryst will have a chance to win Stanford's QB job this fall. Recruit K.J. Costello is the long-term future at the position.
Andrea Adelson talks to the Gators safety about his decision to stay, his goals for 2016 and how Florida can play up to its high defensive standards.