SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Nick Hartigan ran for two
touchdowns to lead Brown to a 20-13 win over Rhode Island on
Hartigan, who ran for 161 yards on 39 carries, gave Brown (2-1)
the lead in the second quarter with his second TD, on a 10-yard
Rhode Island (2-2) cut the score to 14-13 with 9:13 left in the
first half on Jason Ham's 4-yard run.
Brown kicker Steve Morgan hit a 23-yard field goal with eight
seconds left in the half giving the Bears a 17-13 halftime. He
added a field goal in the second half.
Rhode Island opened the scoring when Virgil Gray returned a
fumble 34 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.
Brown answered with Hartigan's first touchdown of the day, from
10 yards out.
Jayson Davis ran for 90 yards and passed for 36 more to lead
Brown holds a 65-44-2 edge in the series between the Ocean State
rivals, which dates back to 1909.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Bevo XIV began his tenure at the age of 2 in 2004. He was a part of back-to-back Rose Bowl victories, including the January 2006 win that resulted in a BCS title.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.