Chason Virgil threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns as Southeastern Louisiana held on to get its first win of the season, a 30-24 victory over Lamar on Saturday night.
Jake Blumrick passed for 258 yards and one score as Stephen F. Austin defeated Abilene Christian 24-21 on Saturday night, giving interim head coach Jeff Byrd his first win as a Lumberjack.
Dontrell Taylor and Kendall Bussey each ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown to help Nicholls State beat Sam Houston State 27-7 on Saturday night.
Freshmen Lopini Katoa ran for two touchdowns, Skyler Southam kicked three field goals and No. 25 BYU took advantage of McNeese State's second-quarter mistakes in a 30-3 victory Saturday.
Breylin Smith threw for 329 yards and four touchdowns as Central Arkansas began defense of its Southland Conference title by rolling past Southeastern Louisiana 33-25 on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler teamed with Jazz Ferguson for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, but it was a blocked PAT in the final minutes that turned aside Lamar for a 49-48 win to open Southland Conference play with a shootout on Saturday night.
James Tabary threw for two touchdowns in the first half as McNeese held off Nicholls for a 20-10 win in an early Southland Conference showdown on Saturday night.
Nate Ketteringham threw a touchdown to Noah Wanzek late in the fourth quarter to put his team on top for good as North Dakota edged Sam Houston State 24-23 on Saturday night.
Luke Anthony threw three touchdown passes and Abilene Christian pulled away after halftime to beat Houston Baptist 38-13 on Saturday.
Ra'Quanne Dickens ran for a career-high 220 yards and two touchdowns as Incarnate Word blew out to an early lead and coasted to a 31-7 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night to get its first win of the season.
Remus Bulmer ran for a career-high three touchdowns and Nathan Stewart had seven receptions for 120 yards to help Sam Houston State beat Prairie View A&M 41-32 on Saturday night.
Mason Fine threw for more than 400 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Rico Bussey Jr. as North Texas routed Incarnate Word, 58-16 on Saturday night.
Corey Dauphine broke free for two long scoring sprints in the first half and Tulane rolled over Nicholls State 42-17 on Saturday night.
Breylin Smith threw for 301 yards and a touchdown and Lester Wells had 158 yards receiving and a score and Central Arkansas held of Murray State 26-13 on Saturday night.
James Tabary picked apart the Houston Baptist secondary as McNeese State opened Southland Conference play with a 51-34 victory on Saturday night.
Luke Anthony threw two touchdown passes to Josh Fink and Abilene Christian shut out Division II Angelo State in the second half for a 41-24 victory on Saturday night.
Shelton Eppler threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns as Northwestern State romped past Grambling State 34-7 on Saturday night to give coach Brad Laird his first win.
Joe Burrow passed for two touchdowns and ran for a short score, and No. 11 LSU rode an opportunistic defensive performance to a 31-0 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.
The football game between Tarleton State and Stephen F. Austin was cancelled on Saturday due to ongoing lightning strikes.
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