THIBODAUX, La. (AP) -- Michael McLendon scored on a 3-yard run to
lift Nicholls State to a 14-10 win over Southeastern Louisiana
Nicholls (2-3, 1-0 Southland Conference) rushed for 331 yards
and held Southeastern (1-5, 0-1) to 287 total yards.
The Colonels relied on the running game with Broderick Cole
rushing for 101 yards on 15 carries, quarterback Vincent Montgomery
going for 96 yards on 13 carries and McLendon adding 76 yards on
nine carries. Montgomery completed 3-of-7 for 18 yards passing.
Cole opened the scoring with a 2-yard run with 11:21 left in the
The Lions led at halftime after scoring on a 24-yard field goal
by Jeff Turner and a 22-yard TD run by Mario Gilbert, who finished
with 97 yards on 17 rushes.
NSU then scored with 3:52 left in the third quarter on
McLendon's run, and held off the Lions who had several chances. In
a last ditch effort, the Lions brought on true freshman quarterback
Bradd Schlosser. He drove the Lions from their own 5-yard line to
the Nicholls 23 when he threw three straight incompletions and
turned the ball over on downs.
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown, and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.