NEW YORK -- Blake Wayne scored on an 8-yard run with 2:02 left and Fordham's defense stopped Rhode Island's game-winning drive attempt in a 27-25 win on Saturday night.
Fordham (1-1) trailed 23-14 after Rhode Island recorded a safety with 14:24 left in the fourth quarter. Xavier Martin answered with a 1-yard touchdown run and Wayne's rushing score put Fordham ahead by four.
Rhode Island (0-2) had a chance to win the game at the end, driving down to Fordham's 4-yard line with 11 seconds remaining. But Steve Probst's pass fell incomplete on fourth down to preserve Fordham's victory.
Wayne finished with 222 yards passing, a touchdown pass and an interception for Fordham. He had 64 yards rushing on 18 carries, including another rushing score in the third.
Fordham's Jason Caldwell caught 11 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown. Martin finished with 95 yards on the ground on 16 attempts.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.