LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Nick Sigmon returned an interception for a touchdown as Liberty's defense forced five turnovers in a 28-14 win over Stony Brook Saturday.
Liberty's opportunistic defense in the second half led to the win. Sigmon intercepted Kyle Essington's third-quarter pass and returned it 21 yards for the score, extending the Flames' lead to 21-7.
After Maysonet's 13-yard touchdown run early in the fourth cut the lead to 21-14, Sigmon forced Maysonet to fumble. Jacob Hagen scooped up the loose ball and returned it 44 yards for a score.
Miguel Maysonet's 1-yard run put Stony Brook (9-2, 5-1 Big South) ahead early in the first quarter.
Brian Hudson answered for Liberty (5-5, 4-1) in the second, connecting with Desmond Rice for a 49-yard touchdown strike, and later running it in himself on a quarterback draw to help Liberty build a 14-7 halftime lead.
Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
Already dealing with depth issues at wide receiver, Ohio State has lost a second contributor at the position for the rest of the season.
Michigan senior Mario Ojemudia suffered an Achilles injury this weekend that will end his season and college career, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Texas cornerback Kris Boyd has apologized for retweeting a Texas A&M fan during halftime of Texas' 50-7 loss to TCU on Saturday.
The group that oversees Big Ten Conference officiating acknowledged "a breakdown of mechanics" in Saturday's Nebraska-Illinois game that cost the Fighting Illini a down.