Riley Skinner went 11 for 11 and threw the go-ahead touchdown pass to Ben Wooster with 7 minutes, 52 seconds left, leading Wake Forest to a 29-19 comeback victory over Navy in the inaugural EagleBank Bowl yesterday afternoon in Washington.
The previous school record for accuracy was a 12-for-14 effort by Mike McGlamry in 1975. Skinner passed for 166 yards and added a completion on a conversion attempt.
Wake Forest (8-5) avenged a 24-17 loss to the Midshipmen (8-5) in September.
South Florida 41, Memphis 14 -
Matt Grothe threw for 236 yards and three touchdowns as the Bulls (8-5) routed the Tigers (6-7) in the first St. Petersburg Bowl.
Playing not far from home, Grothe moved 72 yards ahead of West Virginia's Pat White as the Big East's career total-offense leader, but White still has the Meineke Bowl left to play.
Arizona 31, Brigham Young 21 -
Willie Tuitama threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns as the Wildcats (8-5) won their first bowl game in 10 years, defeating No. 17 BYU (10-3) in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Colorado State 40, Fresno State 35 -
Gartrell Johnson rushed for 285 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Rams rallied to defeat the Bulldogs in the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque.
Both teams finished 7-6.
Greg Micheli threw two TD passes to Cecil Shorts as
regained its spot atop Division III football, beating defending champion
, 31-26, in the Stagg Bowl. . . .
, 23-7, to win the NAIA title. . . .
- having lost head coach Gene Chizik to
- hired Auburn defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads to replace him.