NEW ORLEANS (AP) Luke Turner put Rice ahead to stay with his first of two fourth-quarter touchdowns and the Owls outlasted Tulane 49-47 Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) Turner Peterson rushed for 136 yards and scored two touchdowns, helping Rice defeat Southern Miss 44-17 on Saturday.
The first firing of the college football season came Sunday. Idaho let go of Robb Akey in a move that was not unexpected.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Alex Singleton's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:31 remaining proved to be the game winner Saturday night, giving Tulsa a 28-24 victory at home over Rice.