CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Liam Welch passed for one score and ran for another as Samford rallied past Western Carolina 31-13 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-4 Southern Conference) spotted Western Carolina (3-8, 2-6) a 10-point lead before a punt return for a TD, a Welch run and a Mitchell Fineran field goal gave Stanford a 17-13 lead by halftime.
Montrell Washington fielded a Western Carolina punt and raced 59 yards for Samford's first score. The Bulldogs scored on their next two possessions -- Welch, who rushed for a career-high 105 yards, capping a 13-play drive with a fourth-and-goal keeper from the 1. Jaleel Laguins recovered a Western Carolina fumble and Fineran turned it into points with his 43-yard field goal.
Tyrie Adams was 13-of-29 passing for 181 yards for the Catamounts who were outgained in total offense 404 yards to 251.
Ridder breaks out for 91-yard TD run
Desmond Ridder takes off to score a 91-yard touchdown, his third of the day, to push the Cincinnati lead to 35-13 over SMU.
Bell breaks through for SDSU TD
Chance Bell punches it into the end zone from five yards out to give SDSU a 14-0 lead over UNLV.
Zach Wilson makes a ridiculous cross-field pass for TD
Zach Wilson gets out of the pocket and launches a pass across the field to Dax Milne for a BYU touchdown.
King's arm shines in Miami's win over Virginia
D'Eriq King throws for 322 yards in Miami's 19-14 win over Virginia.
Ridder burns SMU for 2nd rushing TD
Desmond Ridder turns on the jets as he dodges SMU defenders, leaving them in the dust as he reaches the end zone for a 32-yard touchdown.
Where do the Volunteers go from here?
After suffering a third consecutive loss, Tennessee's path forward is far from easy and will test the team's resilience.