SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Marcus Alford returned a Cal Poly kickoff 96 yards in the fourth quarter to lift Northern Arizona to a 17-13 win over Cal Poly Saturday night.
The Mustangs took the lead on a 22-yard field goal by Bobby Zalud to start the fourth quarter, 13-10.
The Lumberjacks (6-2, 4-1 Big Sky) took a 10-7 lead in the second quarter on a 3-yard touchdown pass from Chase Cartwright to Patrick Baldenegro with 47 seconds left, only to watch Cal Poly drive from its own 37 to the NAU 22, where Zalud kicked a 39-yard field goal on the final play of the half.
Cartwright was 16 of 31 for 177 yards to lead NAU and Zach Bauman carried 24 times for 81 yards.
Chris Nichols raced 33 yards on a reverse to put Cal Poly (3-5, 2-2 Big Sky) on the board in the first half.
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.
Tim Beckman is threatening legal action after Illinois fired him as football coach Friday amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron revealed in a post-practice news conference that he has been treated for prostate cancer but plans to coach this season.
The woman who accused former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu of raping her in 2013 has hired a Title IX law firm to represent her in potential civil litigation.
Arkansas tight end C.J. O'Grady has been arrested by Fayetteville police and charged with driving while intoxicated and being a minor in possession of alcohol.