HAMPTON, Va. -- Gregg McGhee threw for 265 yards and a touchdown to lead Howard to a 42-37 victory over Hampton in double overtime on Saturday.
McGhee also had 152 yards rushing for the Bison (6-6, 4-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Anthony Philyaw rushed for 111 yards and four touchdowns.
Down 26-7 at the break, Hampton scored 22 unanswered points in the second half to lead by three. With 3:20 left to play in regulation, Howard's John Fleck booted a 20-yard field goal to send the game into overtime at 29-29.
Howard scored first in OT on a 2-yard touchdown pass from McGhee to Brandon Flanagan, capping a 13-play drive. Hampton answered with a TD to send the game into the second OT. After a Hampton field goal, a final touchdown by Philyaw gave the 3-point edge to the Bison.
Bryan Bailey threw for 185 yards and three touchdowns for the Pirates (4-8, 4-4).
Randy Edsall will coach the Maryland against No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, the school announced Thursday as rumors swirled about the coach's job status going forward.
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.
Wide receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Thursday after charges that he attacked a woman he used to date were dropped.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.