LAFAYETTE, La. -- Terrance Broadway threw for a touchdown and ran for two more to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Florida International 48-20 Saturday night.
Louisiana Lafayette (3-1, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference) jumped out to a 24-0 lead. Backup quarterback Blaine Gautier was responsible for the first two scores, a 3-yard touchdown run and a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Maxwell. Gautier finished 6-for-11 with 86 yards passing.
Broadway's 4-yard touchdown run with 42 seconds left in the second quarter helped the Ragin' Cajuns build a 31-14 halftime lead. Broadway finished 15 of 19 for 228 yards passing, and added 27 yards rushing on six carries.
Broadway added to the lead on the first possession of the second half, finding Harry Peoples for a huge 78-yard touchdown, increasing the lead to 38-14 and ending any hope for the Golden Bears (1-4, 0-1). Peoples led all receivers with 10 catches for 150 yards.
No conference approached the SEC's recruiting haul in the secondary, which is loaded with four-star prospects, many of whom will play immediately.
After losing their elite QB and his top targets, the Golden Bears' offense will need time to adjust.
It should come as no surprise that Clemson led the ACC with eight players invited to the NFL combine later this month in Indianapolis.
Ohio State will send a contingent of 14 to Indianapolis, double the total of any other Big Ten team.
South Florida coach Willie Taggart will add former NFL quarterback Shaun King to his coaching staff, according to a source, as co-offensive coordinator Danny Hope resigned.
Myles Gaskin and the Huskies offense took off at the end of 2015, and with most of the starting O-line back, the good times should continue for Gaskin.