Hill sets record in Aggies’ upset
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
Hill's performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in the Aggies' offense without Manziel, a Heisman Trophy winner and first-round selection in the NFL draft. Hill finished 44 of 60 with three touchdowns.
Hill was steady and confident in the pocket, leading Texas A&M (1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) to a 31-14 halftime lead and finishing with the most passing yards ever allowed by South Carolina. The Gamecocks (0-1, 0-1) gave up seven TDs on A&Ms first 11 possessions.
Tra Carson ran for three TDs and receiver Malcome Kennedy had 14 catches for 137 yards. The Aggies piled up 680 yards of offense, the most South Carolina's given up since Arkansas went for 650 in 2007.
NO. 18 MISSISSIPPI 35, BOISE STATE 13: At Atlanta, Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Ole Miss (1-0) led only 7-6 entering the fourth quarter before finishing off Boise State (0-1) when Wallace threw for TDs on three consecutive throws, ruining the debut of new Broncos coach Bryan Harsin.
No. 19 ARIZONA STATE 45, WEBER STATE 14: D.J. Foster ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns, Jaelen Strong had 10 catches for 146 yards, and Arizona State opened its season with a rout.
Arizona State's quick-hitting offense overcame a slow start, marching over the Wildcats for 570 total yards. Taylor Kelly threw for 238 yards on 18-of-27 passing, helping the Sun Devils build a 31-0 lead before sitting out the second half.