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Here Is The First Touchdown Of The College Football Season

UMass' Brennon Dinge scores the first touchdown of the FBS college football season.

UMass vs. Duquesne is not the most exciting match-up, but it is the first FBS-level college football action of the season.

The game kicked off at 5:30 p.m. ET, and there have been a bunch of points in the first hour of football.

Things have been pretty lopsided so far. UMass leads 28-3 midway through the second quarter, and wasted little time getting points on the board.

Duquesne received the ball to start the game, but quarterback Daniel Parr was picked off by Minutemen cornerback Bakhari Goodson on the third play of the game.

On the very next play, the first offensive snap by an FBS team this season, UMass quarterback Andrew Ford hit Brennon Dingle for a 32-yard touchdown.

It was a beautifully executed play by the Minutemen. Ford, a lefty quarterback, faked to the running back before rolling left, and finding Dingle in the end zone, beating two Dukes with the pass.

UMass scored on its next two drives, as well as a fourth touchdown on its fifth drive of the game. The Minutemen lead 28-3 after a Dukes field goal.

Ford is 8-for-11 for 111 yards and a score, while back-up QB Ross Comis is 3-for-4 for 72 yards and a score. The Minutemen have also amassed 159 yards and two scores on the ground.

This isn't the only college football action on the slate today. At 7:00 p.m. ET, Rice hosts FCS foe Prarie View A&M on ESPN+

Colorado State and Hawaii have an early-season Mountain West clash on CBS Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. New Mexico State and Wyoming, two bowl teams last season, face off on ESPN2 at 10 p.m.