SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Hubert Caliste, a reserve defensive back
playing for the first time as a wide receiver, threw a 25-yard
touchdown pass and Michael Franklin rushed for 122 yards and a
touchdown, lifting San Diego State to a 24-3 victory over Air Force
Caliste threw his touchdown pass after taking a pass behind the
line of scrimmage from quarterback Matt Dlugolecki, breaking a 3-3
tie in the third quarter.
Franklin, who had 29 carries, padded the lead for San Diego
State (6-6, 3-4 Mountain West) when he ran untouched 17 yards
straight up the middle early in the fourth quarter for a 17-3 lead.
Caliste, who played quarterback as a high school senior, hit
Devin Pitts in stride as the receiver was 15 yards behind the
Marviel Underwood had a 74-yard interception return for a
touchdown late in the fourth quarter and J.C. Mejia kicked a
34-yard field goal, his 18th, that tied the Aztecs' single-season
Air Force (7-5, 3-3 MWC) gained just 286 yards in total offense
as the Falcons failed to score a touchdown for the first time in 35
games since losing to national champion Oklahoma 44-3 in the 2001
Joey Ashcroft kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired in the
first half for Air Force's only points.
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Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
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.