MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Austin Gahafer threw three touchdown passes to lead Morehead State to a 56-6 victory over Division II Lincoln on Saturday night.
Gahafer was 22 of 35 for 258 yards, moving to second all-time at Morehead State in career passing yards. Ryan Watkins ran for 66 yards and two touchdowns, and Adarius Barnett added 82 yards and a TD run for the Eagles (1-2). Trevor Jones scored on a 39-yard punt return in the first quarter, and Lawson Page capped the scoring with a 6-yard TD run.
Gahafer threw a 49-yard touchdown strike to Jake Raymond, who had five catches for 68 yards. Raymond needs 38 more receptions to become the all-time leading receiver in the Pioneer League. Jalen Elliott and Joby Embrey also caught touchdown passes.
Stephen Scott bullied in for a 1-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter for the Lions only score.
Former Alabama assistant coach Billy Napier will be coming back to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
Duke dodged trouble in the short term when its starting quarterback went down.
The No. 18 Texas Longhorns travel to Kansas State Saturday with one thing on their minds: change. That idea sounds pretty good to Kansas State right now as well.
The schedule forces Michigan State to take a step back this week. If the Spartans want to remain in the rankings, they can't afford to take an even bigger step back.
South Carolina will be the next team to see if it can stop or at least slow Kentucky running back Benny Snell when the Gamecocks and Wildcats clash Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Florida coach Dan Mullen understands he may get less than a welcoming reception when the Gators visit No. 23 Mississippi State on Saturday.
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