GREELEY, Colo. -- Tromaine Dennis ran for 222 yards and two touchdowns and Northern Colorado held on to beat North Dakota 28-27 Saturday in the season finale for both teams.
Seth Lobato's 23-yard touchdown pass to Sawyere Monson, with Dave Eden's extra point, with 4:16 to play in the third quarter held up as the game-winning points for the Bears (5-6, 4-4 Big Sky). Lobato was 20 for 35 for 210 yards. Northern Colorado won four of its last five.
Braden Hanson threw for 382 yards and three touchdowns for North Dakota(5-6, 3-5), completing its first season in the Big Sky Conference. He was 34 for 48 and threw three interceptions -- two in the fourth quarter.
Greg Hardin had eight catches for 109 yards for UND.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.