OXFORD, Ohio. -- After Miami (Ohio) drew within a touchdown early in the fourth quarter, Anthon Samuel sped a record 96 yards to give Bowling Green the clinching touchdown in a 37-23 victory Saturday in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. It was the longest run in Bowling Green history, and tied a Yager Stadium record for the longest run from scrimmage.
Matt Schilz completed 19 of 24 passes for 183 yards and three touchdowns to three different Bowling Green receivers. But the Falcons (3-1) needed Samuel's record run after Miami quarterback Zac Dysert's 1-yard run drew the RedHawks (0-3) within 30-23 early in the fourth quarter.
Bowling Green fumbled the ensuing kickoff but recovered on its 3-yard line. Samuel gained a yard on first down, but then burst through the line, up the middle and outran the Miami defense for his record touchdown.
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.