LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Josh Woodrum threw for 190 yards and rushed for two touchdowns to lead Liberty over Virginia Military Institute 17-7 Saturday.
Woodrum had a quarterback sneak from the 1-yard line for the first score, then rushed for a 27-yard TD to give Liberty (5-4, 2-1 Big South) a 17-0 lead with 4:12 remaining. Woodrum's favorite target was Darrin Peterson, who had nine receptions for 118 yards, including a 56-yarder.
The Flames forced three interceptions while holding VMI (1-8, 0-4) to 204 yards of offense.
It's the eighth win in a row for Liberty over VMI, and the last as conference members. VMI returns to the Southern Conference next season.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
Michigan State quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Connor Cook said he was disappointed his teammates didn't vote him among the team's three captains this season.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.