FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Pete Thomas threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns as Colorado State ended a 10-game conference losing streak with a 43-10 victory over UNLV on Saturday.
Thomas was 10 for 14 passing without an interception for Colorado State (2-5, 1-2 Mountain West). Leonard Mason ran for 121 yards and a score as the Rams beat a conference foe for the first time since beating Wyoming on Nov. 22, 2008.
Rams nose guard Guy Miller broke a school record with 4 1/2 sacks.
Deante' Purvis ran for 85 yards as UNLV (1-6, 1-2) lost its third straight. Omar Clayton was 15-of-23 for 114 yards through the air and was sacked six times.
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Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.
Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Questions are being raised about the transparency of the daily fantasy industry after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 in a weekend contest on FanDuel.
As much confidence as LSU coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens their focus.
Michael Brewer, originally expected to miss eight to 10 weeks, broke his left collarbone in the Hokies' season-opening loss to No. 1 Ohio State.