TROY, Ala. -- Levi Brown threw for 413 yards and two touchdowns as Troy beat Alabama-Birmingham 27-14 on Saturday for the Trojans' first win of the season.
Brown's performance was just the second 400-yard passing game in Troy (1-2) history behind Sim Byrd's 454-yard game in 1968. Brown threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to TeBiarus Gill in the second quarter, including a 63 yard passing score to Chip Reeves in the third.
DuJuan Harris scored on a 22-yard run to give Troy a 24-6 lead late in the third quarter. Sam Glusman put the game away for Troy with a 22-yard field goal with 5:32 left in the fourth for the final margin.
Troy had 551 yards on offense, including 413 yards passing. UAB (1-2) finished with 109 yards passing.
Both West Virginia and Texas are focused on making the plays and winning the games that get them to spots in the postseason but with two contests left in the regular season the goals are completely different.
UNLV's Armani Rogers set a school rushing record for quarterbacks with 193 yards and completed two big passes in the final minute to give the Rebels a 38-35 victory over New Mexico on Friday night.
UNLV's Armani Rogers hits Kendal Keys for a 14-yard TD to put the Rebels up 38-35 after a two-point conversion.
Ryan Nuss kicked a 37-yarder in the third overtime, and Western Kentucky rallied for a wild 41-38 victory over Middle Tennessee on Friday night.
QB Lamar Jordan takes off for a 41-yard New Mexico score.
QB Armani Rogers sprints his way for 83-yard touchdown and extend the Rebels lead.