Williams was 24-of-36 passing for 274 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and ran for a 3-yard score for the Wildcats (6-1, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Washington finished with 104 yards rushing on 16 carries.
Norfolk State (2-6, 1-3) pulled to 25-22 on Kevin Johnson's 4-yard touchdown run to open the fourth quarter. Xavier McDonald's 23-yard field goal made it 28-22 with 10:35 to play, and then the Spartans turned the ball over with a fumble on their next series.
Norfolk State moved into Wildcats territory, but its drive stalled on a penalty and a pair of sacks -- the last sack from Marques Ford on a fourth-and-35. Washington scored on a 6-yard run on the next play.
Starkel's 2 TD passes help San Jose St. beat Hawaii 17-13
— Nick Starkel threw a pair of touchdown passes about three minutes apart and San Jose State beat Hawaii 17-13 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.
Haener lifts Fresno State to 40-37 upset of No. 13 UCLA
— Fresno State's Jake Haener was able to overcome a crushing hit to his right hip to lead the Bulldogs to an upset victory over No. 13 UCLA.
Fresno State stuns No. 13 UCLA with late TD
Jake Haener connects with Jalen Cropper for the game-winning touchdown as Fresno State upsets UCLA 40-37.
Purdy throws for 3 TDs, No. 14 Iowa State routs UNLV 48-3
— After two lackluster offensive performances in its first two games, No. 14 Iowa State flew into Las Vegas with a sense of urgency.
No. 23 BYU beats No. 19 Arizona State 27-17, improves to 3-0
— Forcing turnovers and getting big plays at critical junctures from Jaren Hall is turning into a proven winning formula for BYU.
Romney connects with Rex to put game on ice for BYU
Baylor Romney throws a clutch goal-line touchdown to Isaac Rex to give BYU a 27-17 lead vs. Arizona State.