WORCESTER, Mass. -- Mike Colvin completed 24 of 34 passes for a career-high 362 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead unbeaten Lehigh to a 36-35 triumph over Holy Cross Saturday.
With 13 seconds to play, a 43-yard field goal attempt by John Macomber of Holy Cross sailed wide right and Lehigh (9-0, 3-0 Patriot League) escaped with its 18th consecutive regular-season victory. The Crusaders (1-8, 1-3) had 527 yards total offense but lost.
For Holy Cross, Steven Elder and Ryan Laughlin combined to complete 29 of 44 passes for 336 yards and four touchdowns -- two each to Mike Fess and Gerald Mistretta. But Colvin wouldn't let Lehigh lose.
Two of his touchdown passes went to Ryan Spadola, who missed the previous two games with mononucleosis. Spadola caught eight passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns -- the last a 33-yarder with 2 minutes left to win it.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.