The ensuing onside kick failed and the Lions (2-2) ran out the clock.
An earlier onside kick turned the game for the Lions in the first quarter. They recovered the kick and drove 56 yards in 13 plays to take a 10-7 lead on Kody Sutton's 1-yard run. They never trailed after that, taking a 24-7 lead into the locker room.
Sutton finished the day with two touchdowns on 100 yards rushing.
Samford took an early lead on a Summerlin's 4 yard pass to Jerry Mathis.
Summerlin threw for 478 yards to establish a school record.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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.
Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield, who guided the Mountaineers through the transition from FCS to FBS.
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.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.