CHENEY, Wash. -- Vernon Adams threw two touchdown passes in the last 2:19 as Eastern Washington came back for a 32-26 victory against Montana on Saturday night.
Adams found Ashton Clark for a go-ahead, 20-yard touchdown with 53 seconds remaining for the Eagles (3-1, 2-0 Big Sky). He hit Brandon Kaufman from 30 yards out to get Eastern Washington within 26-24, and the Eagles recovered an onside kick at midfield.
Adams, who has started the last two games at quarterback after SMU transfer Kyle Padron started the first two, was 25 of 41 for 353 yards with three TDs and an interception. He led Eastern Washington's rushers, with 54 yards on 10 attempts.
Jordan Canada ran for 167 yards on 19 carries and Peter Nguyen 119 yards on 23 attempts for the Grizzlies (2-3, 0-2). Montana drove to the Eagles' 29-yard line with 11 seconds left, but the clock ran out after Nate Harris' 9-yard completion to Ellis Henderson.
The Grizzlies compiled 407 yards on the ground.
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.