BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Two big plays set up Cody Clark's 18-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to give Middle Tennessee a 24-21 victory over UAB on Saturday.
Tied at 21 after a UAB touchdown, the Blue Raiders (5-4, 3-2 Conference USA) drove 75 yards with 1:50 remaining. Reggie Whatley, who rushed for 155 yards, ran 33 yards on third down, and Logan Kilgore and Marcus Henry combined on a 33-yard passing play down to the 1.
UAB had led until Kilgore hit Henry on a 93-yarder for a 14-13 lead with 9:41 left in the game. Henry had 136 yards receiving.
Stephen Roberts extended the lead to 21-13 with 6:26 left on a 40-yard interception return.
The Blazers (2-6, 1-3) then tied the game on a 70-yard drive with Jonathan Perry throwing a 21-yard scoring pass and adding a 2-point run.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.