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• BOSTON COLLEGE 76, HOWARD 0: In the second-most lopsided victory in Eagles history, the teams agreed to play 10-minute quarters in the second half. "The officials approached me with the opportunity," Howard coach Gary Harrell said of the shortened time. "I told them I would think about it. I checked with my coaches. I always want to make sure that as a team we're not selling, we want to make sure that we're not quitting, that type of mindset. But understanding where we are, we're trying to make sure that we're competitive, we want to make sure that we're injury-free going into next week."

• KENT STATE 29, DELAWARE STATE 6: April Goss kicked an extra point for the host Golden Flashes, becoming the second woman to score in a major college football game. Goss, who has been on the Golden Flashes roster for four seasons, made the kick with 4:30 left in the first half, giving Kent State a 29-6 lead. Following the touchdown, starting kicker Shane Hynes initially went on the field, but coach Paul Haynes called a timeout and brought in Goss.

• HOUSTON 34, LOUISVILLE 31: Greg Ward Jr. threw two of his three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to rally the Cougars (2-0) to an upset victory over the host Cardinals (0-2). Ward combined for 334 yards on offense, completing 23 of 33 attempts for 236 yards with one interception. He also carried 21 times for 98 yards.

• UCONN 22, ARMY 17: The host Huskies improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2008 and matched their victory total from all of last season.

• EASTERN MICHIGAN 48, WYOMING 29: Brogan Roback passed for 330 yards and three TDs as the Eagles (1-1) dropped the host Cowboys to 0-2. Brian Hill rushed for 242 yards for Wyoming.

• SYRACUSE 30, WAKE FOREST 17: Freshman Eric Dungey, making his first college start, threw for two long TD passes in the second half to rally the host Orange to an ACC victory. Demon Deacons quarterback John Wolford finished 30 of 45 passing for a career-high 373 yards but was intercepted three times and sacked four times.

AREA FCS

• NORTH DAKOTA STATE 41, WEBER STATE 14: Carson Wentz threw for three touchdowns and ran for another for the Bison (1-1). The four-time defending FCS champions won their 24th straight home game.

SATURDAY'S STARS

• Joe Hubener, QB, Kansas State: Threw for 243 yards and rushed for 58 in his first career start at quarterback on any level in a 30-3 victory over UTSA.

• Myles Gaskin, RB, Washington: His 146 rushing yards in a 49-0 victory over Sacramento State were the third most by a true freshman in program history.

• Patrick Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech: Threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Texas Tech past UTEP 69-20.

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