SAN DIEGO -- Mason Mills threw for 313 yards and three touchdowns to lead San Diego to a 38-35 victory over Western New Mexico Saturday night.
San Diego (1-1) jumped out to an early lead on Joe Ferguson's 55-yard touchdown dash with nine minutes to play in the first quarter. He totaled 156 yards for the night.
The Western New Mexico Mustangs took the lead, 27-24, on Mitch Glassman's 25-yard pass to Donald Byrd in the third quarter. San Diego came right back to retake the lead, 31-27, on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Ferguson. Bug Rivera scored on a 31-yard run to up the lead to 38-27 in the fourth. Western New Mexico cut the lead to 38-35 on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Byrd with 50 seconds remaining. San Diego recovered the ensuing onside kick.
Glasmann threw for four touchdowns and 351 yards in a losing effort.
Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright's left knee injury is not season-ending, according to an MRI Wright had after Thursday night's opening win over UTSA, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Syracuse starting quarterback Terrel Hunt has a significant injury to his right Achilles, head coach Scott Shafer said after the Orange's season-opening 47-0 rout of Rhode Island.
The Mountain West told ESPN's Brett McMurphy that officials correctly ruled the final play that kept Colorado from getting a potential game-tying touchdown against Hawaii before time expired.
ESPN 300 running back Elijah Holyfield, the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, has decided to stay home and attend Georgia, he announced Friday.
Miami reserve linebacker Al-Quadin Muhammad has been suspended for the season opener against Bethune-Cookman on Saturday for a violation of team rules, a source confirmed to ESPN.com
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.
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