CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Brad Sorensen threw for 230 yards and a touchdown as well as ran for a score to lead Southern Utah to a 31-13 win over South Dakota on Saturday.
Sorensen's big plays came in the second quarter when he threw a short scoring pass to Abbel Aiono with about six and a half minutes left and then ran in for a touchdown with 23 seconds to go. The Thunderbirds (4-4, 3-0 Great West) led 24-13 at halftime.
Dante Warren led the Coyotes (3-5, 1-2 Great West) by throwing 19 for 32 for 217 yards and a touchdown. Kevin Robb kicked a pair of field goals, including one from 49 yards.
Southern Utah's Austin Minefee led the game in rushing with 137 yards, including a short touchdown dash midway through the third quarter that marked the game's only scoring in the second half.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.
Tim Beckman is threatening legal action after Illinois fired him as football coach Friday amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron revealed in a post-practice news conference that he has been treated for prostate cancer but plans to coach this season.
The woman who accused former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu of raping her in 2013 has hired a Title IX law firm to represent her in potential civil litigation.
Arkansas tight end C.J. O'Grady has been arrested by Fayetteville police and charged with driving while intoxicated and being a minor in possession of alcohol.