NEW ORLEANS (Ticker) -- After a short week, Tulane got more
than it bargained for from Division I-AA power Northwestern
P.J. Losman threw four touchdown passes, including a 23-yarder
to Mawelde Moore in overtime, as the Green Wave escaped with a
Losman, who nearly engineered a comeback in Monday's 38-35 loss
to Texas Christian, answered Tommy Hebert's 24-yard field goal
that gave the Demons a 24-21 lead.
Losman and Moore also hooked up for a pair of touchdowns in the
Losman completed 29-of-48 passes for 353 yards and has thrown
for 656 yards in the first two games. His 15-yard strike to
Tristen Smith gave Tulane (1-1) a 21-14 lead with 8:07 left in
Northwestern State (1-1) forced overtime on Davon Vinson's
10-yard TD toss to Mark Morriss with 2:41 remaining.
Moore caught touchdown passes of 32 yards in the first quarter
and 28 yards early in the third as the Green Wave built a 14-3
But Northwestern State proved stubborn, tying it at 14-14 early
in the fourth quarter on Vinson's one-yard run and his
conversion pass to Morris.
Vinson was 19-of-34 for 264 yards.
Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright's left knee injury is not season-ending, according to an MRI Wright had after Thursday night's opening win over UTSA, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Syracuse starting quarterback Terrel Hunt left the Orange's season-opening 47-0 win over Rhode Island with a lower right leg injury and did not return.
The Mountain West told ESPN's Brett McMurphy that officials correctly ruled the final play that kept Colorado from getting a potential game-tying touchdown against Hawaii before time expired.
ESPN 300 running back Elijah Holyfield, the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, has decided to stay home and attend Georgia, he announced Friday.
Miami reserve linebacker Al-Quadin Muhammad has been suspended for the season opener against Bethune-Cookman on Saturday for a violation of team rules, a source confirmed to ESPN.com
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.