RICHMOND, Ky. -- T.J. Pryor threw four touchdowns and Matt Denham ran for two more in Eastern Kentucky's 51-21 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.
Pryor, who completed 13 of 20 passes for 231 yards, threw touchdowns to four different receivers in the win.
His first, a 28-yarder to running back Denham, gave Eastern Kentucky (3-1) an early 7-0 lead.
Jacksonville State (1-2) cut the deficit to 14-8 but Pryor threw touchdowns on three straight possessions to put Eastern Kentucky ahead 34-8 at halftime.
Pryor needs 119 yards and 30 completions to become Eastern Kentucky's career leader in both categories.
Denham paced the Colonels rushing attack with 218 yards, including 132 in the first half, on 24 carries and recorded his 11th 100-yard rushing game in the last 12 games.
Marques Ivory led Jacksonville State with 181 yards passing but threw two interceptions.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.