NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Anthony Ambrosi returned an interception 20 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Cornell held on to defeat Yale 14-12 on Saturday.
The Big Red (2-0) scored quickly on their first possession when Ben Ganter passed to Steven Liuzza in the backfield, then Liuzza connected with Bryan Walters for an 81-yard touchdown to claim a 7-0 lead.
Cornell's offense was limited 166 total yards, but its defense intercepted three passes, and the Big Red survived a late touchdown to win the Ivy League opener for both teams.
Yale (1-1) had a chance to send the game into overtime, but Patrick Witt's pass fell incomplete on the 2-point conversion as time expired.
Tom Mante's 23-yard field goal cut the lead to 7-3 in the first. He also made a 54-yard field goal, which tied him with five other players for the longest kick made in Ivy League history.
Jared Goff threw five touchdown passes and Matt Anderson kicked a 26-yard field goal as time expired to cap an improbable comeback and lift California to a 48-46 win over Arizona State on Saturda
After being offered a pay raise by Toledo, Matt Campbell agreed to become the Iowa State Cyclones' next coach, sources told ESPN.com early Sunday.
Cal quarterback Jared Goff passed for 542 yards and five touchdowns and the Bears beat Arizona State with a last-second field goal.
Air Force - New Mexico postgame breakdown
Jhurell Pressley scored on first-quarter runs of 75 and 57 yards, and New Mexico had four other offensive plays of more than 40 yards to beat Air Force 47-35.