FAU 33, Air Force 27

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Freshman Chris Robison completed 33-of-40 passes for a school-record 471 yards and three touchdowns and Florida Atlantic University notched its first victory over a service academy, beating Air Force in the Owls home opener.

FAU has lost to Navy in two meetings.

Air Force's defense keyed on stopping Heisman Trophy candidate Devin Singletary, and save for his 36-yard touchdown run in the first half, he had a quiet afternoon, finishing with 16 carries for 57 yards and the one touchdown But Robison spread the ball around economically to his receivers, with his favorite target, Jovon Durante, hauling in 12 passes for 174 yards, and he was in a rhythm from the opening drive.

South Dakota 43, Northern Colorado 28

VERMILLION, S.D. — Austin Simmons threw for 462 yards and four touchdown passes, and ran for another score, as South Dakota held off Northern Colorado for a victory.

The Coyotes (1-1) rebounded from its 27-24 loss at Kansas State for its 16th consecutive home-opening win and 40th opener at the DakotaDome.

Simmons threw all four TD passes in the first half, each to a different receiver, as South Dakota jumped out to a 34-14 halftime lead. Northern Colorado (0-2) rallied back in the fourth quarter when Jacob Knipp threw two touchdown passes to make it 34-28.


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But Simmons answered with a 60-yard pass to Shamar Jackson and capped the drive racing into the corner of the endzone from the 2-yard line, stretching the Coyotes' lead to 40-28 with 5:19 remaining. The Bears fumbled the ball away on the ensuing kickoff.

Colorado Mines 42, Black Hills State 20

SPEARFISH, S.D. — Colorado School of Mines used a potent first-half offensive attack to put the game out of reach, beating Black Hills State on the road, 42-20, to improve to 2-0.

Quarterback Isaac Harker completed 27-of-40 passes for 425 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for two more scores, to put Mines (2-0, 2-0 RMAC) ahead 35-14 at halftime. Harker threw to a pair of 100-yard receivers as Brody Oliver caught seven passes for 174 yards and two scores, and Riley Hoff six balls for 129 yards and a touchdown.

The Mines defense held BHSU (0-2, 0-2 RMAC) to 10-of-20 on third down and 0-for-4 on fourth, forcing three turnovers on downs to go along with Adam Leonard's interception. Anthony Makransky and Grant Gale led the defense with seven tackles each.

Missouri 40, Wyoming 13,

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri quarterback Drew Lock usually dissects defenses with his arm. Wyoming learned the hard way that his legs have a little juice, too. Lock threw four touchdown passes and ran for another TD as the Tigers won.

The senior quarterback is known for his gaudy passing numbers, and he added to them against the Cowboys, completing 33 of 45 passes for 398 yards. He added a career-high 51 rushing yards, which was almost half of his total for all of last season.

In the second quarter, Lock showed nifty footwork dodging defenders on a 12-yard touchdown scramble and bowled over cornerback Antonio Hull to convert a third-and-7 play on the ensuing drive. He finished that possession with a 19-yard touchdown pass to tight end Albert Okwuegbunam that gave the Tigers a 16-0 halftime lead.

Missouri (2-0) scored on its first four possession of the second half to put the game out of reach.