BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Tyler Sheehan threw two touchdown passes and ran for another for Bowling Green as the Falcons held off Kent State's second half surge to win 45-30 on Saturday.
But Kent State (2-7, 1-4) quarterback Julian Edelman threw for a touchdown, then ran for two more to get the Golden Flashes close with just more than five minutes left.
Jason Rice's 33-yard run a minute later for Bowling Green made it 45-23. Edelman threw his second touchdown pass on Kent State's next drive, but the Golden Flashes couldn't score again.
Edelman ran for 170 yards and was 16 of 31 in passing for 219 yards and two interceptions. Kent State's Eugene Jarvis added 94 yards on the ground.
Chris Wright caught seven passes for 96 yards for the Falcons.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Tennessee defensive tackle Shy Tuttle will miss the rest of the season with a broken fibula and torn ankle ligament.
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications, and a history of injuries was a contributing factor, a medical examiner said.