BROOKLINE, Mass. -- John Griffin ran for 140 yards and a touchdown as Northeastern held off Hofstra in a 14-13 win on Saturday.
The Huskies (2-8, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association) took a 14-3 lead in the third quarter after Matt Carroll's 24-yard passing score to Greg Abelli and a 49-yard touchdown run by Griffin, who finished with 28 carries.
Carroll was 3-for-7 passing for 45 yards for Northeastern.
The Pride's Stever Probst connected with Nick Talbert on a 4-yard touchdown with 13:45 left in the fourth quarter and Hofstra (4-6, 2-5) recorded a safety on the last play of the game for the final margin.
Probst went 12-for-23 passing for 161 yards for the Pride. Anthony Nelson had seven catches for 97 yards.
Jordan Johnson run for 23 yds to the UMass 26 for a 1ST down
Drew Brown on-side kick recovered by IOWA at the Neb 47
Drew Brown 42 Yd Field Goal
Tommy Armstrong Jr. pass intercepted Josey Jewell return for 25 yds to the NEBRASKA 25 IOWA Penalty, Personal Foul (Desmond King) to the 50 yard line
C.J. Beathard sacked by Joshua Kalu for a loss of 6 yards to the Iowa 15
Darth Vader wearing corn hat cheers on the Cornhuskers