FCS Davidson beat Division III Guilford 91-61 in a game that saw 22 total touchdowns and a combined 1,662 yards of offense, but none of it was recorded in the NCAA's record books.
Kentel Williams rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns, including a 72-yarder, and Austin Peay set program records for points and touchdowns with a 78-40 win over Morehead State on Saturday night.
Price Wilson threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bryant to a 37-27 win against Marist in a Pioneer Football League opener on Saturday.
John Lovett connected with Jesper Horsted for two touchdowns and ran for two more and Charlie Volker had two touchdown runs, all in the first half, and Princeton opened its 150th season with a 50-7 win over Butler on Saturday night.
Montgomery VanGorder threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns and Tevin McCaster ran for 141 yards and two scores as Youngstown State broke into the win column in its final nonconference game, knocking off Valparaiso, 42-7 on Saturday afternoon.
Grant Kraemer passed for 359 yards and six touchdowns before taking a seat midway through the third quarter and Drake rolled to a 52-12 victory over Division II member Missouri S&T in the Bulldogs' home opener on Saturday.
There was a special feeling when Harvard kicked off its season Saturday because coach Tim Murphy opened his 25th year leading the Ivy League power.
Daniel Parr threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, Nehari Crawford had 11 catches for 223 yards and two scores, and Duquesne made a late defensive stand to hold off Dayton 31-26 on Saturday.
The FCS Davidson Wildcats set a number of NCAA records in Thursday night's 91-61 win over the Division III Guilford Quakers.
Wesley Dugger scored three of Davidson's 13 touchdowns, helping the Wildcats beat Division III Guilford 91-61 on Thursday night in a game moved up two days because of the threat of Hurricane Florence.
Ulonzo Gilliam ran for three touchdowns and Jake Maier passed for 302 yards and a score to help UC Davis beat San Diego 54-21 on Saturday night.
William Wicks ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns and Davidson ran past Division II Chowan, 49-28 on Saturday.
Will Marty accounted for two touchdowns to lead Butler to a 31-17 victory over NAIA Taylor on Saturday night.
Colin McGovern threw three touchdown passes to Donald Parham, Jareem Westcott rushed for three more scores and Stetson took a school-record setting 63-28 victory over NAIA member Waldorf 63-21 on Saturday night.
Kaelan Riley threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, Tyray Devezin ran for two touchdowns and Mercer beat Jacksonville 45-3 on Saturday night for coach Bobby Lamb's 100th career win.
The play has been uneven at times, but if the Montana Grizzlies keep getting dominating individual performances, it's going to add up to a rousing return season for coach Bobby Hauck.
Zack Smith took advantage of his only carry of the day, running for a 73-yard touchdown late in the game to secure Southeast Missouri's 40-21 victory over Dayton on Saturday afternoon.
A.J. Hines rushed for 137 yards and his third touchdown, with 2:42 to play, gave Duquesne a 23-21 victory over Valparaiso on Saturday.
Wesley Dugger scored on a 67-yard touchdown run on the third play of the game and Davidson scored 34 first-half points and rolled to a 34-13 victory over Division III Brevard on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Saturday night's season-opening contest between Drake and Division II William Jewell was cancelled due to severe weather and will not be rescheduled.
Anthony Lawrence accounted for three first-quarter touchdowns to get San Diego off and running and the Toreros breezed to a 38-9 victory over Division II-member Western New Mexico in a season opener for both teams on Saturday.
Will Marty threw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and Drew Bevelhimer drilled a 44-yard field goal with four seconds left to win it as Butler stunned No. 24 Youngstown State 23-21 on Saturday in a season opener for both teams.
Calvin Turner Jr. rushed for 202 yards and three touchdowns to lead Jacksonville to a dominating 63-14 victory over Division II St. Augustine's in the season opener for both schools on Saturday.
Gunther Johnson threw for 369 yards and four touchdowns and Georgetown's defense forced four turnovers as the Hoyas rolled past Marist 39-14 Saturday in the season opener.
Backup Jack Cook threw two touchdowns and Dayton defeated Robert Morris 49-28 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.