ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Najee Bright intercepted a last-second pass by Mississippi Valley State's Pat Ivy at the end of the first half and teamed with Deandre Rashada on a 75-yard return for a touchdown that put Alabama State ahead for good and spark a 19-7 win.
Bright returned the interception to the MVSU 15 before flipping the ball to Rashada, who dove into the end zone to lift the Hornets into the lead, 12-7 after the PAT was blocked.
Alabama State (7-4, 7-2 SWAC) stalled the MVSU running game, holding the Delta Devils (2-9, 2-7 SWAC) to just 67 yards rushing after making 13 tackles behind the line of scrimmage for a total of 52 yards in losses.
Bobby Wenzig kicked a pair of first-half field goals for Alabama State, including a 46-yarder in the first quarter.
The USC Trojans claimed victory in 2005 over the Fighting Irish after Reggie Bush controversially helped push Matt Leinart into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
In 1998, Brenda Tracy said she was gang-raped by four men, including two Oregon State football players. Since the day of the attack, Tracy has sought a meeting with then-coach Mike Riley. Years later, the two finally meet.
The Sooners will lean on their leader, quarterback Baker Mayfield, to try to make it back to the College Football Playoff in 2016.
Arizona State's talented defense has upper-echelon potential, especially along the line, but its high-risk style at times leaves it exposed.
Vanderbilt's bowl hopes likely require a fast start to the season, making the matchup against Georgia Tech cruical for Derek Mason's squad.
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|