NORFOLK, Va. -- Dennis Brown threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Chris Bell with 1:26 left in the third quarter, and Norfolk State held on for a 28-21 win over Winston-Salem on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.
The Spartans (6-4) broke a 14-14 tie on DeAngelo Branche's 19-yard touchdown run less than 1 minute into the third. But Jean Julmiste's 12-yard touchdown pass to Omar Kizzie pulled the Rams (1-9) even at 21 with 7:44 left in the third, setting up Brown's game-winning TD pass.
Norfolk State's defense held the lead in the fourth, recovering a fumble and intercepting a pass on separate Rams drives in the Spartans' half of the field.
Branche rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans. Brown, who was 12-for-28 for 260 yards, threw a TD and three interceptions.
Julmiste threw for 60 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions for the Rams.
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.