COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Giles Jackson returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown to get things started for No. 14 Michigan, which used two first-half scoring runs by freshman Zach Charbonnet to pull away from Maryland in a 38-7 Big Ten victory. Seeking to build on a 45-14 win over Notre Dame one week earlier, the Wolverines went up 21-0 at halftime and coasted to the finish against the fading Terrapins.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jamie Newman returned from injury to throw for three touchdowns and run for two more as No. 23 Wake Forest beat North Carolina State 44-10. Newman had missed one game and part of another with a shoulder injury. But he helped the Demon Deacons roll to a 24-0 lead by early in the second quarter. First-time starting quarterback Devin Leary threw for 149 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions for the Wolfpack.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have activated backup quarterback Chad Henne (HEN’-ee) from injured reserve, giving them another option against the Minnesota Vikings if Patrick Mahomes (mah-HOHMZ’) is unable to play tomorrow. Mahomes dislocated his kneecap two weeks ago in Denver and is listed as questionable.
LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted rookie receiver Michael Walker to the active roster, an indication Dede Westbrook won’t play against Houston in London. Westbrook was a limited participant in practice all week and was listed as questionable after injuring a shoulder last week against the New York Jets.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson is out at least four weeks with a back injury. Jackson has a stress reaction in his lower back. He played the season’s first two games but has missed the last four. The team says he is undergoing treatment and rehabilitation and will be re-evaluated in four weeks.