Brooks, a junior, finished the season with 1,086 yards rushing.
The Pirates led for 36 seconds when Jake Verity kicked a 51-yard field goal with 1:42 left in the first quarter. With 66 seconds left in the first, Smith threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Sam Crawford Jr. Smith followed with two more TD passes, one to Keylon Stokes for 29 yards and the other to Keenen Johnson for 4 yards and the Golden Hurricane (4-8, 2-6 American Athletic Conference) led 21-3 at intermission. T.K. Wilkerson's 10-yard scoring run 3 1/2 minutes into the third made it 28-3.
Dan Radakovich, who starred at Penn State before coaching career, dies at 84
Dan Radakovich, who starred as a linebacker for Penn State and later won two Super Bowls as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Thursday at age 84. A cause of death was not immediately available.
Michigan State hires Jay Johnson as offensive coordinator
Michigan State named Jay Johnson its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Thursday as new head coach Mel Tucker builds his staff. Johnson filled the same roles for Tucker last season at Colorado.
Michigan apologizes for late doctor's sexual abuse
Another man has come forward to publicly accuse a late University of Michigan physician of sexual abuse decades ago, saying Thursday that he officially complained to the university soon after but that the school did not respond.
Sources: Steve Sarkisian withdraws from Colorado consideration, staying at Alabama
Steve Sarkisian has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Colorado head-coaching job and instead plans to remain at Alabama as offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.
Pitt basketball, football placed on probation; ex-coach Kevin Stallings dealt show-cause penalty
The NCAA has placed the Pittsburgh basketball and football programs on three years' probation for coaching violations from 2015 to 2018.
East Carolina-Marshall game moved up to remember 1970 tragedy
Marshall and East Carolina will play their opener on Aug. 29 after the NCAA granted a waiver to move the game to "Week Zero" to honor the 50th anniversary of the Marshall plane crash tragedy, which claimed 75 lives.