■ Spencer Brown ran for 156 yards and a landing, Nick Vogel put Alabama-Birmingham (10-Three) forward with a discipline aim with Three:23 remaining, and the Blazers, whose program was reinstated final season after a two-year hiatus, beat host Center Tennessee (9-Four), 27-25, within the Convention USA championship recreation.
■ Chris Puzzi kicked a 38-yard discipline aim as time ran out, giving Colgate (10-1) a 23-20 victory at house over James Madison (9-Four) and sending the Raiders to the F.C.S. playoff quarterfinals. Puzzi’s successful kick, his third discipline aim of the sport, got here after James Madison fell quick on a faux punt on fourth and 5, giving the Raiders the ball at their 39-yard line with 2:46 left.
■ In different F.C.S. playoff video games, seventh-seeded Maine (9-Three) used an enormous first half to defeat visiting Jacksonville State (9-Four), 55-27. Kennesaw State (11-1) kicked a discipline aim with lower than two minutes left for a 13-10 victory at house over Wofford (9-Four). South Dakota State (9-2) routed visiting Duquesne, 51-6, and host North Dakota State romped over Montana State, 52-10. Weber State (10-2) defeated visiting Southeast Missouri State (9-Four), 48-23, and host Jap Washington (10-2) topped Nicholls State (9-Four), 42-21. U.C. Davis (9-2), taking part in at house, beat Northern Iowa (7-5), 23-16.
■ Zac Thomas had two lengthy landing runs, Darrynton Evans arrange a rating with a 97-yard kickoff return, and host Appalachian State (10-2) defeated Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), 30-19, within the Solar Belt Convention championship recreation. The victory earned the Mountaineers the convention’s computerized berth within the New Orleans bowl Dec. 15 towards a Convention USA staff.
■ De’Shawn Waller ran 16 instances for 177 yards and three touchdowns, and Alcorn State (9-Three) beat visiting Southern (7-Four), 37-28, for the Southwestern Athletic Convention title. The Braves received their third SWAC title in 5 years and superior to the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta, the place they are going to face North Carolina A&T, the Mid-Jap Athletic Convention champion, on Dec. 15.