Former Giants RB, Michigan captain Ron Johnson dies at 71
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former New York Giants running back Ron Johnson, who was the first black player to be a captain of the Michigan football team, has died. He was 71.
Michigan announced on Saturday that Johnson had died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was in an assisted living facility in New Jersey.
Worth scores winning TD as Navy beats Connecticut 28-24
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy had already blown a 21-point lead, and now the Midshipmen were in desperate need of a late stop to stave off another Connecticut comeback.
Aided by a questionable bit of clock management by the Huskies, Navy pulled out a 28-24 victory Saturday.
Will Worth scored two touchdowns in his debut as Navy's starting quarterback, the last on a 1-yard run with 3:08 remaining following a 26-yard punt return to the UConn 17.
Puyol’s kick gives UConn a 24-21 win over Maine
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bobby Puyol hit a 37-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and UConn avoided a season-opening upset with a 24-21 win over Maine from the Football Championship Subdivision on Thursday night.
UConn defensive tackle Mike Myers blocked a 47-yard field-goal attempt with 1:48 to play and UConn drove 50 yards in nine plays before the winning score.