— Parker Driggers ran for touchdowns, Jaylen Gipson ran for another two and North Alabama defeated Hampton 35-27 on Saturday.
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— Parker Driggers ran for 145 yards and three touchdowns — including a school- and Big South Conference-record 99-yarder — on just 12 carries and North Alabama picked up its first win of the season with a 42-31 victory over Robert Morris on Saturday.
— Lindsey Scott Jr. accounted for three touchdowns and Kevin Johnson returned a fumble for another score — all in the second half — as Nicholls rallied to defeat North Alabama 31-14 on Saturday.
— Ailym Ford ran for 111 yards and a touchdown and Jerrell Lawson picked off a Jaylen Gipson pass and returned it 36 yards for a score as Chattanooga cruised to a 20-0 victory over North Alabama in nonconference play on Saturday.
— Cole Kelley threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns and Southeastern Louisiana beat North Alabama 49-28 on Saturday in a season opener.
Chris Ferguson threw three first-half touchdown passes and Liberty beat North Alabama 28-7 on Saturday.
Christian Lopez threw for 446 yards and four touchdowns and North Alabama rallied from a 20-point deficit to defeat Gardner-Webb 34-30 on Saturday.
Kenji Bahar threw five touchdown passes and became Monmouth's all-time TD passing leader in a 49-38 win over North Alabama on Saturday.
Joe Gurley kicked a 20-yard field goal as time expired to lift North Alabama over Campbell 25-24 on Saturday.
Kennesaw State quarterback Daniel David failed to complete a pass, but he ran for 111 yards and three touchdowns as the Owls overpowered North Alabama 41-17 on Saturday in the Lions' Big South Conference opener.
Terrence Wilson ran for the winning touchdown and Alex Usry kicked four field goals as Charleston Southern beat North Alabama 25-20 on Saturday night.
Deondre Francois threw three touchdown passes and ran for another on Saturday to lead Hampton to a 40-34 win over North Alabama in a Big South opener.
Christian Lopez threw three touchdown passes, Terence Humphrey scored on an 88-yard run, and North Alabama defeated Presbyterian 41-21 on Saturday.
Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes to Josh Pearson and Jacksonville State rode a strong first half to a 30-12 win over long-standing rival North Alabama in a nonconference game Saturday night.
Alabama A&M coach Connell Maynor said the Bulldogs were treated unprofessionally during Saturday's game at North Alabama and that his team wouldn't play the school again.
Jordan Bentley accounted for three touchdowns as Alabama A&M scored all its points in the second half to rally past North Alabama 31-24 Saturday night, beating the Jaguars for the first time since 1987.
Dalton Sneed passed for a touchdown and ran for another, Marcus Knight added three rushing TDs, and Montana pulled away in the second half for a 61-17 win over North Alabama on Saturday night.
North Alabama scored key touchdowns on a long run and an even longer pass and the Lions defeated Western Illinois 26-17 in a season opener on Thursday night.
Defensive coordinator Chris Willis has been promoted to head football coach at North Alabama, the university announced Thursday.
North Alabama coach Bobby Wallace has retired after leading the Lions to a Division II runner-up finish.
Northwest Missouri State beat North Alabama in what was believed to be the coldest and snowiest Division II title game in its 43-year history.