FRESNO, Calif. -- Jordan Mims had three of Fresno State's seven rushing touchdowns and Jaron Bryant returned two blocked field goals for scores to help the Bulldogs beat Idaho 79-13 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
It was Fresno State's most points since scoring 94 against New Mexico in 1991.
The Vandals went three-and-out on their first two possessions and lost a fumble on the first play of its third as Fresno State took a 16-0 lead late in the first quarter. Colton Richardson's 73-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Cotton made it 16-7 going into the second before the wheels fell off for Idaho. Mims scored on a 12-yard run, Bryant returned a blocked field goal 74 yards for a touchdown and Tank Kelly, who blocked the field goal, had a 39-yard pick-6 to five the Bulldogs a 37-6 lead with 2:58 left in the quarter. Cade Coffey's 39-yard field-goal attempt was blocked by Mykal Walker and Bryant took it 71 yards for a touchdown as the half expired.
Richardson and Mason Petrino combined to complete 14 of 44 passes for 205 yards with five interceptions.
Anthony Russo connects with Randle Jones on a 41-yard gain and later tucks it and runs for a 1-yard touchdown and a Temple lead.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Thursday that wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers has decided to transfer. He's the fourth player to leave the program and the second this week.
Tulsa's Corey Taylor II runs in a three-yard touchdown to even the score at 7-7.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly danced around the possibility of a new starting quarterback, saying Thursday that junior Ian Book and senior Brandon Wimbush would both play Saturday against Wake Forest but declining to say who will start.
Tulsa QB Luke Skipper has his pass intercepted by Temple's Ty Mason who returns it 36 yards for a touchdown.
Maryland's board of regents will announce Friday the findings of an investigation into the death of Terrapins offensive lineman Jordan McNair. However, it has not told McNair's parents about the status of the report.