YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Dylan Mulder kicked a 42-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to lift Eastern Michigan over Morgan State 31-28 in the teams' season openers on Saturday.
Morgan State led 28-21 in the third quarter after three Robert Counsel touchdown passes, including a 75-yarder to Thomas Martin.
Eastern Michigan responded with a 10-play, 76-yard drive, culminating with Ryan Brumfield's 14-yard scoring run. After holding the Bears to a three-and-out at the end of the third, Eastern went nine plays and 45 yards to set up the game-winner.
Morgan State scored first as Lamont Brown III capped a 13-play, 75-yard drive with a 3-yard touchdown run.
The Eagles then scored three straight touchdowns. Darius Jackson plunged from the 1, Emu Adams recovered a blocked punt to score and Brumfield had a 16-yard run.
The game was delayed late in the fourth quarter due to weather conditions.
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.