TROY, Ala. -- Corey Robinson threw for 348 yards and three touchdowns as Troy defeated Middle Tennessee 38-35 in both teams' Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday.
It was the Trojans' sixth straight victory over the Blue Raiders on the same day that the field at Veterans Memorial Stadium was named Larry Blakeney Field in honor of the Trojans' head coach.
Middle Tennessee never trailed until late in the third quarter when Robinson threw a 75-yard touchdown pass to Chandler Worthy to give the Trojans a 31-28 lead.
Chris Anderson added an 8-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
MTSU's Logan Kilgore threw for a career-high 415 yards and five touchdowns, but his fourth-down pass with 1:37 left was intercepted by Troy's Brannon Bryan.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.