DENTON, Texas -- Paul McCall threw for 234 yards and four touchdowns to lead Florida International to a 42-10 victory over North Texas on Saturday night.
T.Y. Hilton caught two touchdowns and had 145 yards receiving for Florida International (2-3), which had entered the game ranked last in the nation in total offense.
But facing the fourth-worst defense in the country, McCall went 11-of-19 to notch career highs in both yardage and TDs. In his first four games combined this season, McCall had thrown one touchdown and 272 yards passing.
Giovanni Vizza passed for 274 yards and threw three interceptions for North Texas (0-5), which has yet to lead in a game this season.
Florida International running back A'mod Ned broke through for a 26-yard touchdown run, and Alonzo Phillips scooped up a blocked punt and returned it 11 years for another score.
Casey Fitzgerald caught 10 passes for 120 yards for North Texas. Micah Mosely scored on a 1-yard run with 1:03 left for North Texas' only touchdown.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.