MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)Chris Jammer returned a 69-yard interception for a touchdown with 11 seconds left to lift Rice to a 42-35 win over Memphis on Saturday night.
The interception return came just over a minute after Chase Clement scored on a 9-yard run for the Owls (2-0, 2-0 Conference USA) with 1:15 left in the fourth quarter. He connected with James Casey for the two-point conversion to tie the game at 35-35.
Clement threw for 318 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed for 80 yards on 15 carries and scored on also scored on an 8-yard run during a fourth quarter when Rice scored 29 points.
Jarett Dillard added eight catches for 66 yards and a touchdown for Rice.
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.