— Ohio transfer Joe Mischler threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Duquesne began its spring season with a 30-27 victory over Sacred Heart on Sunday.
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
Aaron Winchester threw two touchdown passes, brothers D.J. and Danley Exilhomme accounted for three scores, and Central Connecticut State wrapped up an undefeated league season with a 43-10 win over Duquesne on Saturday.
David Onyemem intercepted a pass just outside the red zone in the closing seconds and Bryant held on to upset Duquesne 20-16 on Saturday.
Daniel Parr threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score and Duquesne cashed in on a turnover to beat St. Francis (PA) 30-21 on Saturday to remain undefeated in Northeast Conference play.
Mark Allen returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown 24 seconds into the fourth quarter and Duquesne held on for a 28-24 victory over Wagner on Saturday.
Daniel Parr threw a pair of five-yard touchdown passes and Mitch Maczura kicked a pair of field goals as Duquesne stopped Sacred Heart, 20-6, Saturday in a battle of last year's Northeastern Conference co-champions.
Jason Hughes kicked three field goals and Evan Gray put the finishing touches on New Hampshire's 23-6 victory over Duquesne with a 72-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run on Saturday.
Mark Allen capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard dive to lift Duquesne past Dayton, 35-31 in a nonconference contest Saturday afternoon.
Nathan Mays threw for 131 yards and ran for 63 yards and a score and the defense played a major role in Youngstown State's 34-14 win over Duquesne on Saturday.
Duquesne sophomore RB Marquis Brown died after jumping from a 16th-floor window on Thursday, the school said. Foul play is not suspected.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
Duquesne has named longtime University of Dayton administrator David Harper as the school's new athletic director.
A Duquesne University football player who also played for the University of Florida has killed himself.
Robert Shelton has resigned as executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, 2½ years after he took the job amid a scandal that rocked the foundation of one of college football's major events.
Sleeper outside linebacker Jerome Dews (Oxon Hill, Md./Potomac), a 6-foot-3, 197-pound prospect, committed this week to sign with Tennessee, according to multiple reports.
At the conclusion of last month's Sun Belt Conference meetings, commissioner Karl Benson said there would be no further expansion for the league. It appears to be only be a matter of time before it eventually occurs.
No college football conference has taken the leap to reach 16-team "superconference" status despite all the discussions regarding realignment. The Big Ten, ACC and SEC are holding strong with 14 members.
Micah Till (Upper Marlboro, Md./Wise) committed Thursday to sign with the Wolfpack, multiple sources report. Another tight end, Garrett Bradbury (Charlotte, N.
Old Dominion will officially become a member of Conference USA in 2014. The league will claim 14 members by 2015. Old Dominion is pushing the conference to add a 15th member.
UPDATE: The Sun Belt Conference wants to add another member to replace Western Kentucky once the Hilltoppers make the leap to Conference USA. Liberty is unlikely to be the league's next member.