OXFORD, Ohio -- Jahwan Edwards rushed for three touchdowns as Ball State defeated Miami (Ohio) 31-24 Friday in their regular-season finale.
The Cardinals (9-3, 6-2 Mid-American Conference) won their sixth straight, their most since winning 12 straight in 2008.
Edwards, who gained 98 yards on 18 carries, scored on first-half runs of 5 and 2, when Ball State took a 21-14 lead. His 17-yard third-quarter touchdown made it 28-14.
Steven Schott, who came in leading the nation in field goals with 23, booted a 27-yarder to make it 31-14 after three quarters.
Dysert, who completed 26 of 40 for 218 yards, moved into second place on the conference's career passing list with 12,013 yards, passing Byron Leftwich, who played for Marshall when it was a league member.
Karl Ravech credits Gary Gilmore's coaching for the Chanticleers' championship win, while Kyle Peterson acknowledges Andrew Beckwith's "most outstanding player" title and GK Young's swing that ultimately sealed the deal.
GameDay 100: Back in 1980, Georgia WR Lindsay Scott took off on a 92-yard catch-and-run in the final seconds of the game to lift the Bulldogs to a 26-21 victory over the Gators.
DL Hercules Mata'afa, LB Peyton Pelluer and SS Shalom Luani have the Cougars' defense headed in the right direction.
Most of the coaches in the ACC elected to stay out of satellite camp season, believing they had little to gain.
Oregon wide receiver and track start Devon Allen, who will attempt to make the U.S. Olympic team, leads a list of elite speedsters in the conference.
BYU is eager to leave independence behind and join a Power 5 conference, but it won't change its longstanding policy of not playing on Sundays, athletic director Tom Holmoe said Thursday.