KINGSTON, R.I. -- Derek Cassidy fired a career-high five touchdown passes as Rhode Island beat in-state rival Brown University 37-13 to win the Governor's Cup.
Cassidy completed 25 of 37 attempts for 298 yards to help Rhode Island improve to 2-4 (0-2 CAA) Saturday. The Bears fell to 2-1 (1-0 Ivy). The Rams defeated the Bears 49-42 in double overtime a year ago.
Rhode Island had a 13-0 halftime lead and took advantage of two Brown fumbles and two intercepted passes to secure the victory.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood told reporters Thursday that he will coach the Scarlet Knights in their regular-season opener on Saturday against Norfolk State despite an ongoing academic investigation.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.
Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.
Oregon State and former coach Mike Riley face a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped as a result of the coach's failure to correct a sexually violent culture.
James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.