SAN ANTONIO -- Khalil Thomas returned a kickoff 97 yards for a score and Christi Jacobs scooped up a fumble and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown to start the second half as McNeese State rolled to a 42-35 win over Incarnate Word in Southland Conference play Saturday night.
McNeese State (2-2, 1-1) dominated for three quarters, taking a 42-14 lead into the fourth quarter. Trent Brittain led the Cardinals back, throwing to Kody Edwards for a score to close to 42-21. Dorland Fields broke for a 53-yard score with 6:19 left and Brittain got the final score on an 11-yard run with 1:33 left. The ensuing onside kick was recovered by the Cowboys and they ran out the clock.
James Tabary threw for 223 yards and two touchdowns. Dariou Crawley hauled in four of those for 132 yards and one score.
Brittain threw for 209 yards and two TDs for Incarnate Word (1-3, 1-2).
Nebraska has added a home game against FCS-level Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 27, making up for the Cornhuskers' Sept. 1 date against Akron that was cancelled because of severe weather in Lincoln.
Former Minnesota offensive lineman Nick Connelly died Wednesday, four months after he was diagnosed with cancer.
Emmanuel Acho details the hole DE Nick Bosa's injury leaves in the Buckeyes' defense and how the offense must step up.
A hamstring injury to Miami starting safety Jaquan Johnson last week will keep him out of the Hurricanes' game against FIU Saturday along with receiver Ahmmon Richards who'll miss his third consecutive game with a knee injury.
Ohio State standout DE Nick Bosa, who has four sacks in three games this season, had surgery to fix a core muscle injury and will not play against Tulane on Saturday.
Cal linebacker Cameron Goode will miss the rest of the season with a lower-body injury, coach Justin Wilcox announced Wednesday.
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