PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Santo Dunn rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns and Ben Goins had a sack and fumble recovery with 1:19 left to play to lead Division II-member Morehouse College to a 34-30 upset win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a season opener on Saturday.
The Maroon Tigers, who never trailed, nearly surrendered their lead after Jordy Andrade's 13-yard punt gave Arkansas-Pine Bluff the ball at midfield with 1:24 left to play. Shannon Patrick hit Josh Wilkes for a 27-yard gain, giving the Golden Lions a first-and-goal at the 6-yard line. But Goins forced a fumble when he sacked Patrick and recovered the ball to preserve the upset.
The two teams combined for 1,146 yards of offense.
Dunn had TD runs of 77 and 31 yards as Morehouse amassed 305 yards on the ground. Frank Bailey Jr. added 106 yards rushing on 18 carries.
Patrick completed 17 of 25 passes for 451 yards with three touchdowns. Josh Wilkes was the main beneficiary, catching seven passes for 244 yards and two scores.
LSU jumped over Oklahoma, but the top 10 remained mostly unchanged in the AP college football poll. In the bottom half of the poll, five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007.
Tennessee linebacker Quart'e Sapp says he would never disrespect his team, coaches, family or fans by refusing to enter a game -- an allegation made by Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt.
Virginia Tech has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.
Both Urban Meyer and James Franklin's squads came away with a victory over the past two seasons when the electrifying Ohio State-Penn State rivalry game was played.
Ohio State AD Gene Smith has denied a report that the Buckeyes are looking to make Ryan Day the coach-in-waiting behind Urban Meyer.
Jordan Love threw for a career-high 356 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah State rally for a 42-32 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
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|Albany State (GA)||1-1||1-3|
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