HAMPTON, Va. -- Terrence Lefall rushed for 131 yards on a school record 42 carries and combined with Howard's defense to edge Hampton 10-7 on Saturday.
The Bison (5-5, 4-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) kept Hampton in check all game starting in the first quarter, where they allowed just 50 yards. Hampton finished with just 122 yards of total offense.
Greg McGhee scored on a 2-yard run in the second quarter, capping a 16-play, 74-yard drive for the Bison.
Howard's defense kept the Pirates off the field, as the Bison maintained possession for 41:19, compared to 18:41.
Howard added three more points in the second half as Lanny Kelly's interception set up a Parker Munoz field goal. Munoz nailed the 23-yarder to put Howard up 10-0 with 7:70 left in the third quarter.
Hampton (5-4, 3-3) responded less than five minutes later when Charles Owens recovered a McGhee fumble in the end zone.
Senior Jake Rudock started for the Wolverines on Thursday night in the opener against Utah. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh had kept it a secret all preseason on who would be Michigan's starter.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.
Five Rutgers players were suspended Thursday after home-invasion and assault charges, another jolt to a program whose coach is embroiled in an ongoing academics-related probe.
Nebraska coach Mike Riley announced the suspensions Thursday of five players, including three key contributors, for the Cornhuskers' season opener Saturday against BYU.
The Florida Gators will start Treon Harris at quarterback in Saturday's opener vs. New Mexico State over redshirt freshman Will Grier, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.