EL PASO, Texas -- Trevor Vittatoe threw three touchdown passes as Texas-El Paso came back for a 24-21 win over Tulane on Saturday night.
Vittatoe finished 21-of-32 passing for 296 yards.
The Miners (3-3, 3-0 Conference USA) reached .500 after an 0-3 start for the first time in school history.
Andre Anderson, who entered the game as the nation's ninth-leading rusher, carried the ball 29 times for 255 yards and two touchdowns for Tulane (2-4, 1-2).
UTEP took an early 7-0 lead, scoring on its opening possession for the first time this season.
Following rushing scores of 72 and 28 yards by Anderson, UTEP tied it 14-14 in the second quarter after Daniel Palmer hauled in a low pass and scurried 8 yards to the end zone.
Down 21-14 at halftime, UTEP inched back on a 28-yard field goal from Jose Martinez in the third quarter, then took the lead for good on a 68-yard bomb to Jeff Moturi with 4:22 remaining in the game.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.
Tim Beckman is threatening legal action after Illinois fired him as football coach Friday amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron revealed in a post-practice news conference that he has been treated for prostate cancer but plans to coach this season.