Lawrence , Kan. — Walk-on kicker Matt Wyman hit a 52-yard field goal with no time left, sending Kansas over Louisiana Tech 13-10 Saturday and ending the Jayhawks’ 22-game losing streak against teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Jake Heaps threw for 279 yards and a touchdown for the Jayhawks (2-1), who hadn’t defeated another FBS team since beating Northern Illinois on Sept. 10, 2011. James Sims added 78 yards rushing, while Tony Pierson had nine catches for 82 yards.
Louisiana Tech (1-3) was poised to score the go-ahead touchdown with when it marched to the Kansas 18 with 1:33 left. Kenneth Dixon got the carry and was fighting for extra yardage when the ball popped loose inside the 5-yard line, and the Jayhawks’ Keon Stowers recovered it.
No. 20 Baylor 70, UL-Monroe 7: In Waco, Texas, Bryce Petty threw for 351 yards with four touchdowns and ran 2 yards for another score for Baylor.
The fast-paced Bears (3-0) had seven offensive touchdowns in the 10 drives Petty played. Those touchdown drives took a total of six minutes.
Louisiana-Monroe (2-2), coming off a victory at Wake Forest of the ACC last week, suffered its worst loss since a 73-7 loss at Auburn in 2003.
UAB 52, Northwestern State 28: In Birmingham, Ala., Darrin Reaves led Alabama-Birmingham in rushing and picked up two touchdowns.
Reaves rushed for a 50-yard touchdown halfway through the third quarter to make the score 45-21 in favor of the Blazers (1-2).
Reaves ended the game with 17 carries for 178 yards in UAB’s first home game of the season.
Jamarcus Nelson scored his own pair of touchdowns: a 41-yard reception and a 63-yard punt return. His punt return in the first quarter gave the Blazers a 14-0 lead, and Nelson finished with 123 all-purpose yards.
Garrett Atzenweiler accounted for 100 of Northwestern State’s 150 total yards rushing and picked up the only two touchdowns in the first half for the Demons (2-2).
A 34-yard touchdown pass by Zach Adkins early in the third cut the deficit 31-21, but UAB scored another 21 points before the game ended.
Nicholls St. 42, Langston 22: In Thibodaux, Marcus Washington ran for 121 yards and scored twice as Nicholls State overcame an early deficit to defeat Langston.
The Lions (0-3) jumped ahead 16-7 after Talibb Woods returned a Washington fumble 47 yards for a touchdown.
Beaux Hebert brought the Colonels (2-2) back, throwing two of his three touchdown passes in the second quarter, including a 3-yard toss to Washington on fourth down to put Nicholls State up by five late in the half.
Washington had a score on the ground and Tuskani Figaro hit Carey Fortson for a touchdown in the second half to extend the lead for the Colonels.
Hebert finished 10 of 16 for 142 yards.