NEW ORLEANS -- Jonathan Banks completed just 10 of 15 passes for Tulane, but three of them resulted in touchdowns as the Green Wave washed past Grambling, 43-14 in the season opener for both schools Saturday.
Banks fired 30 yards to Terren Encalade to get Tulane on the board, than dashed in from 7 yards out to make it 14-0 after one quarter. Banks added a 62-yard strike to Dontrell Hilliard before halftime to make it 24-0, then tossed 19 yards to Darnell Mooney early in the third quarter for a 31-0 lead.
Encalade added a 58-yard run for a touchdown to open the fourth quarter.
Carter finished with 68 yards of the Tigers' 77 rushing yards.
Ohio State's impressive win over TCU placed the Buckeyes in both of our experts' playoff projections. See how their bowl lineups look after Week 3.
LSU is up to No. 6 in the latest AP poll after starting the season at No. 25. The Tigers knocked off Auburn on the road with a last-second field goal. Wisconsin fell out of the top 10 after a loss to unranked BYU.
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Coach Urban Meyer told ESPN that he made a "bad decision" in choosing to bring Zach Smith to Ohio State and that he associates Courtney Smith with an "extremely difficult situation."
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