BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Case Keenum passed Timmy Chang on Saturday to become the most prolific passer in NCAA history.
Keenum threw for 407 yards and two touchdowns and added his first two rushing touchdowns of the season to lead Houston (No. 13 BCS, No. 14 AP) past UAB 56-13.
Keenum, the Houston senior, completed a 16-yard pass to Justin Johnson in the third quarter on Saturday night against UAB to pass Chang's record of 17,072 yards for Hawaii from 2000-04.
Keenum finished the game with 17,212 yards passing.
Keenum began the night 267 yards away from matching Chang's mark. Keenum already holds the NCAA career records for TD passes and total offense for Houston.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.