From news services Drew Weatherford threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns as Florida State rallied from an early two-touchdown deficit and held off UAB, 34-24, Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla. The Seminoles fell out of the Top 25 after losing Monday at Clemson and found themselves in a hole to UAB, which has lost eight straight but was ahead, 17-3, in the first half. Weatherford hit a streaking Richard Goodman in stride for a 50-yard touchdown on the final play of the third period that gave the Seminoles a 31-24 lead, and Gary Cismesia’s 40-yard field goal two minutes later finally gave Florida State some breathing room at 34-24. Iowa 35, Syracuse 0: Jake Christensen threw for 278 yards and four TDs, and Iowa held Syracuse to five first downs in Iowa City, Iowa. Tony Moeaki had three TD catches and Kenny Iwebema blocked two field goals for Iowa (2-0), which handed Syracuse (0-2) its worst loss under third-year coach Greg Robinson. The Orange have lost their last three games by an average of 32 points. Minnesota 41, Miami (Ohio) 35: Amir Pinnix rushed for 126 yards and his 2-yard touchdown in the third overtime lifted Minnesota over Miami of Ohio in Minneapolis. Pinnix’s effort gave Coach Tim Brewster his first win and helped the Gophers (1-1) avoid what would have been an embarrassing collapse. Minnesota led, 28-12, with 8:35 to play after Adam Weber threw a 5-yard TD to Ernie Wheelwright. Backup QB Daniel Raudabaugh rallied Miami (1-1) to 17 points in the final 6:35 of regulation, throwing for 202 yards and two touchdowns. Army 14, Rhode Island 7: Carson Williams threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Justin Larson on the first play of overtime and the Army defense held Rhode Island out of the end zone to give the Black Knights a victory in West Point, N.Y. Army (1-1) snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Rams (0-2). Williams entered in the second quarter for David Pevoto, who sprained his left ankle. Pevoto did not return. Missouri 38, Mississippi 25: Chase Daniel accounted for a career-high 396 total yards and threw five TD passes as Missouri (2-0) sprinted to a 28-point lead in Oxford, Miss., then held on to beat Ole Miss (1-1). It was the eighth time in the last nine games that Daniel had at least 309 total yards. Pittsburgh 34, Grambling State 10: LeSean McCoy ran for three touchdowns on his first four carries in the first quarter and fellow freshman Kevan Smith threw for 202 yards and a score in his first career start, helping the Panthers (2-0) quickly open a 21-point lead in a rout of Grambling State (1-1) in Pittsburgh. McCoy, one of the top running back recruits at Pitt since Curtis Martin, ran for 107 yards on 19 carries in his second college game. Michigan State 28, Bowling Green 17: Brian Hoyer completed 17 of 29 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns as Michigan State (2-0) held off Bowling Green (1-1) in East Lansing, Mich. The Spartans’ Devin Thomas had four catches for 156 yards and a fourth-quarter TD. East Carolina 34, North Carolina 31: Patrick Pinkney threw for 406 yards and three touchdowns in his first start and Ben Hartman shook off three missed field goals to kick the winner on the final play in East Carolina’s win in Greenville, N.C. Both teams are 1-1. Oklahoma State 42, Florida Atlantic 6: Backup quarterback Zac Robinson passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns, two to Adarius Bowman, and Oklahoma State (1-1) overcame a sluggish start and beat Florida Atlantic (1-1) in Stillwater, Okla. Texas Tech 45, UTEP 31: Graham Harrell threw for 484 yards and four touchdowns as Texas Tech (2-0) came from behind to beat UTEP (1-1) in the Red Raiders’ home opener in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders trailed, 28-17, at the half before Harrell and his receivers found their groove. Maryland 26, Florida International 10: Keon Lattimore ran for 111 yards and two early touchdowns, and Maryland (2-0) held off Florida International (0-2) in Miami. The Terrapins host No. 3 West Virginia Thursday night. ETC.: Heavy rain and lightning forced postponement of the Memphis-Arkansas State game in Jonesboro, Ark. It will be played on Sept. 22. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Florida State didn’t get its first lead, 24-17, until late in the third quarter on Marcus Sim’s 1-yard TD run, but UAB (0-2) countered on Joseph Webb’s one-handed catch on a 16-yard pass from Sam Hunt to tie the game at 24. Tight end Charlie Graham and wideout Greg Carr also caught TD passes for Florida State (1-1), which totaled 520 yards offense. Boston College 37, North Carolina State 17: Boston College ruined Tom O’Brien’s return to the school he coached for 10 seasons by forcing seven turnovers and keeping his new team winless. Harrison Beck threw five interceptions, and he and Wolfpack punter Nate Franklin each lost a fumble as host Boston College scored 23 points following turnovers. The Eagles (2-0) scored 30 straight points after trailing, 10-7. O’Brien left last December after becoming the winningest coach in BC history. The Eagles won bowl games in each of the last six seasons, but O’Brien went to North Carolina State before last year’s Meineke Car Care Bowl. Mississippi State 38, Tulane 17: Michael Henig passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Mississippi State (1-1) outscored Tulane, 21-0, in the second half on its way to a victory in New Orleans. Henig, who tied a school-record six interceptions in a 45-0 loss to No. 2 LSU in the season opener last week, completed 20 of 31 for 223 yards and threw one interception. Tulane was playing its first game under Bob Toledo, who was last a head coach with UCLA in 2002. Alabama 24, Vanderbilt 10: Terry Grant ran 24 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns, and Alabama made Nick Saban the latest coach to oversee the Crimson Tide’s dominance of Vanderbilt (1-1) with a victory in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama (2-0) won its SEC opener with a 20th straight victory in a series it now leads 60-19-4.