BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -- Shawn Brady completed 17 of 24 passes
for 299 yards and four touchdowns to lead Northeastern past
Villanova, 34-30, Saturday in an Atlantic 10 game.
The game between Northeastern (3-2, 2-1) and Villanova (3-3,
0-3) came down to the final seconds. Villanova had a fourth and
three on the Northeastern 22-yard-line, but a Villanova pass was
knocked down by Jamil Young of the Huskies.
Northeastern wide receiver Corey Parks had eight catches for 164
yards and three touchdowns.
Villanova's Marvin Burroughs connected on 31 of 41 attempts for
350 yards and two touchdowns.
Northeastern led, 18-17, at the half and widened that lead to
27-17 in the third period. But Villanova cut the lead to 27-23 at
the beginning of the fourth when J.J. Outlaw capped a 10-play,
80-yard drive with a scoring run from the six.
Burroughs stunned the crowd when he threw a 54-yard scoring pass
to Outlaw, putting Villanova up, 30-27. But Northeastern gained the
winning edge as Brady tossed a nine-yard scoring pass to Shawn
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.