JONESBORO, Ark. -- Fredi Knighten scored on a 13-yard run with 3:56 remaining to lift Arkansas State to a 41-34 win over Troy on Thursday night.
Michael Gordon ran for 115 yards and two scores, and Anthony Kennedy passed for 282 yards and a touchdown for the Red Wolves (2-0, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference).
Arkansas State had a 20-7 lead after the first quarter before the Trojans (2-1, 0-1) scored 14 unanswered points in the second on a two-yard TD run by Deon Anthony and Corey Robinson's three-yard scoring pass to Eric Thomas.
Gordon scored both his touchdowns in the third quarter to help the Red Wolves take a 34-28 lead into the fourth.
Chandler Worthy caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Deon Anthony with 12:18 to go in the game, followed by a missed PAT that left the game tied at 34.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.
Tim Beckman is threatening legal action after Illinois fired him as football coach Friday amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron revealed in a post-practice news conference that he has been treated for prostate cancer but plans to coach this season.
The woman who accused former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu of raping her in 2013 has hired a Title IX law firm to represent her in potential civil litigation.
Arkansas tight end C.J. O'Grady has been arrested by Fayetteville police and charged with driving while intoxicated and being a minor in possession of alcohol.