BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -- John Sperrazza threw a 20-yard touchdown
pass to Kendrick Ballantyne on fourth-and-5, then connected with
Alex Broomfield on the 2-point conversion as Northeastern beat New
Hampshire 36-35 in overtime on Saturday.
New Hampshire (5-2, 2-2 Atlantic 10), which has lost two in a
row after starting the season with five consecutive wins, sent the
game into overtime when Ricky Santos threw a 23-yard touchdown pass
to David Ball with one second to play in regulation.
The Wildcats got the ball first in overtime and Santos threw an
11-yard TD pass to Mike Boyle, who finished with 14 catches for 178
Broomfield rushed nine times for 93 yards, including a 38-yard
touchdown run with 53 seconds left in regulation, that put the
Huskies on top 28-21. He also threw a 20-yard halfback pass to
Ballantyne for a touchdown with 52 seconds to play in the first
half that made it 7-7 at halftime.
Maurice Murray scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and finished
with 96 yards on 18 carries for Northeastern (3-4, 2-2).
Santos completed 41-of-66 passes for 434 yards and four
touchdowns and also ran for a score. Ball, the NCAA Division I
career leader in touchdown receptions, finished with 11 catches for
147 yards and three touchdowns.
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.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
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.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
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.