YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Ryan Brumfield rushed for a 4-yard touchdown to give Eastern Michigan a come-from-behind 35-32 overtime victory over Western Michigan Saturday.
Eastern Michigan (2-8, 1-5 Mid-American) won its first game under interim head coach Stan Parrish. EMU fired head coach Ron English on Friday for "inappropriate language" that included a homophobic slur during a film session with players. English was 11-46 in over five seasons at EMU.
EMU answered Andrew Haldeman's 36-yard field goal in OT by giving the ball to Brumfield twice before the winning score.
Zach Terrel was 24 of 39 for 348 yards to lead Western Michigan (1-9, 1-5). His 70-yard TD pass to Corey Davis gave the Broncos a 23-21 lead in the third quarter.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian and called it "very difficult" while also defending his handling of the situation.
University of Texas longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire. The steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was diagnosed with bovine leukemia virus.
Tennessee running back John Kelly was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released after getting hurt during the Volunteers' Tuesday afternoon practice.The injury was not specified.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
A former Texas A&M football recruit randomly attacked a jogger, using a "large-bladed knife" to repeatedly strike the man and lodging the weapon in his head, according to police documents.