CONWAY, S.C. -- Osharmar Abercrombie had 17 carries for 149 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday night and Coastal Carolina opened its season with a 38-28 win over Massachusetts.
The Chanticleers scored 17 straight points to pull away in the second half, taking the lead for good at 24-21 on Evan Rabon's 46-yard field goal with 9:24 left in the third quarter. Tyler Keane added to the lead on a 13-yard TD pass to Chris Jones with 4:48 left in the third and Abercrombie scored on a 7-yard run with 3:45 left in the game.
Dalton Demos had two TD runs in the first quarter for Coastal Carolina, which never trailed and led 21-14 at halftime.
Kamryn Pettway ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns as No. 15 Auburn overcame five turnovers to hold off FCS school Mercer 24-10 Saturday in another troubling performance by the Tigers' offense.
Florida crafted a pretty ending to an ugly game, as its 63-yard touchdown pass on the final play gave the Gators a heart-stopping win over Tennessee.
Brandon Wimbush ran for four touchdowns and 207 yards -- a record for a Notre Dame quarterback -- and Josh Adams had 229 rushing yards on Saturday to help the Irish respond to their fall from the rankings with a 49-20 victory over Boston College.
A man on the sideline of the Mercer-Auburn game is taken off on a stretcher after falling to the ground hard during a play.
Nate Stanley threw for 197 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Iowa overwhelmed North Texas 31-14 on Saturday to finish the non-conference season unbeaten.