NACOGDOCHES, Texas. -- Brady Attaway threw six touchdown passes for Stephen F Austin in a 55-41 victory over Nicholls State Saturday.
After being tied at 14 entering the second quarter, Attaway threw four touchdown passes to give Stephen F Austin a 42-21 lead at the half. He threw one more touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, ending the game 35 of 50 for 337 yards. Joshawa West had a game-high 175 yards rushing for the Lumberjacks (3-4, 1-1 Southland).
Quarterback Tuskani Figaro responded to Attaway's second quarter rally with two rushing touchdowns in the third, cutting the deficit to 42-35 for Nicholls State (4-3, 1-1). The Colonels ended the game with four rushing touchdowns, despite the loss of Senior running back Marcus Washington after a knee injury in last week's game against Northwestern State. Washington, who ranks fifth in the Southland in rushing, is out for the season.
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
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.