■ Spencer Brown ran for 156 yards and a landing, Nick Vogel put Alabama-Birmingham (10-Three) forward with a box objective with Three:23 final, and the Blazers, whose program was once reinstated remaining season after a two-year hiatus, beat host Heart Tennessee (Nine-Four), 27-25, within the Convention USA championship recreation.
■ Chris Puzzi kicked a 38-yard box objective as time ran out, giving Colgate (10-1) a 23-20 victory at house over James Madison (Nine-Four) and sending the Raiders to the F.C.S. playoff quarterfinals. Puzzi’s profitable kick, his 3rd box objective of the sport, got here after James Madison fell brief on a faux punt on fourth and Five, giving the Raiders the ball at their 39-yard line with 2:46 left.
■ In different F.C.S. playoff video games, seventh-seeded Maine (Nine-Three) used a large first part to defeat visiting Jacksonville State (Nine-Four), 55-27. Kennesaw State (11-1) kicked a box objective with lower than two mins left for a 13-10 victory at house over Wofford (Nine-Four). South Dakota State (Nine-2) routed visiting Duquesne, 51-6, and host North Dakota State romped over Montana State, 52-10. Weber State (10-2) defeated visiting Southeast Missouri State (Nine-Four), 48-23, and host Japanese Washington (10-2) crowned Nicholls State (Nine-Four), 42-21. U.C. Davis (Nine-2), taking part in at house, beat Northern Iowa (7-Five), 23-16.
■ Zac Thomas had two lengthy landing runs, Darrynton Evans arrange a rating with a 97-yard kickoff go back, and host Appalachian State (10-2) defeated Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), 30-19, within the Solar Belt Convention championship recreation. The victory earned the Mountaineers the convention’s computerized berth within the New Orleans bowl Dec. 15 towards a Convention USA crew.
■ De’Shawn Waller ran 16 occasions for 177 yards and 3 touchdowns, and Alcorn State (Nine-Three) beat visiting Southern (7-Four), 37-28, for the Southwestern Athletic Convention identify. The Braves received their 3rd SWAC identify in 5 years and complicated to the Birthday party Bowl in Atlanta, the place they’ll face North Carolina A&T, the Mid-Japanese Athletic Convention champion, on Dec. 15.