WORCESTER, Mass. -- Senior Patrick Donnelly passed for two touchdowns and rushed for the go-ahead score in his first collegiate start as Brown edged Holy Cross 24-21 Saturday in the Bears' season opener.
Trailing 21-10 going into the fourth quarter, Donnelly hit Jonah Fay with a 2-yard pass, capping a 13-play, 75-yard drive with 10:17 remaining.
On Brown's next possession, senior Spiro Theodhosi, who missed the last two years due to injury, accounted for 53 of his 120 yards rushing. Donnelly ran 10 yards for the score with 1:24 left.
Donnelly was 24 of 41 for 199 yards with two interceptions and also had a 38-yard TD pass to Tellef Lundevall in the third quarter.
Kevin Watson was 26 of 40 for 223 yards and one touchdown and also rushed for a 1-yard score for Holy Cross (0-2).
Colorado doesn't have the worst quarterback-running back-receiver troika in the Pac-12, but the group certainly has room to grow.
Transfer Kevin Williams should make an impact on the Spartans' defensive line.
Peyton Manning says he is at peace with his decision to retire and is excited to have free time during the NFL season to attend several Tennessee football games.
New Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will make $1 million annually under his three-year deal, as new deals for eight other football assistants were also approved.
Georgia opens its season in the Georgia Dome against an improved North Carolina program that features an explosive offense.
Dabo Swinney has kept busy this offseason by coaching his son's baseball team.