HOUSTON -- Rice cashed in on a fumble and an interception to come from behind and beat Florida Atlantic University 18-14 Saturday night in a Conference USA game that broke open in the fourth quarter.
Earlier in the fourth, Rice's Cody Bauer scooped up a fumble by Hankerson and ran 7 yards for a TD, closing the score to 14-12.
Hankerson's 15-yard TD pass to Nexon Dorvilus in the fourth quarter boosted FAU's lead to 14-6, but then came the fumble and interception.
There's been some buzz that Oregon is starting to slip, but perception doesn't always equal reality when it comes to Power 5 football.
The U.S. Defense Department has said a former Air Force Academy superintendent didn't impede an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and drug use by football players.
The USC Trojans claimed victory in 2005 over the Fighting Irish after Reggie Bush controversially helped push Matt Leinart into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
In 1998, Brenda Tracy said she was gang-raped by four men, including two Oregon State football players. Since the day of the attack, Tracy has sought a meeting with then-coach Mike Riley. Years later, the two finally meet.
The Sooners will lean on their leader, quarterback Baker Mayfield, to try to make it back to the College Football Playoff in 2016.