Friday, September 4
ATLANTA (AP) — Sean Renfree threw a touchdown pass and led another scoring drive as the Atlanta Falcons held off the Baltimore Ravens 20-19 last night in their final preseason game. Renfree made the most of his final bid to open the season as Matt Ryan's backup, completing 10 of 15 passes for 75 yards.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Brett Hundley threw for four scores, Myles White made a case for a spot on the Packers' injury-stricken receiving corps with two touchdowns, and Green Bay finished the preseason with a 38-10 win last night over the New Orleans Saints. A Saints' secondary decimated by injuries had an uneven night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alabama starts its season with a new quarterback in the NFL stadium where Blake Sims and the Crimson Tide wanted to be last January. The Tide open tomorrow night against Wisconsin in the Dallas Cowboys' stadium.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Michael Eubank threw for a career-high 372 yards and four touchdowns as Samford opened the season with a 45-16 win over Central Arkansas last night. Eubank, an Arizona State transfer, had completed 17 of 30 attempts for 344 yards after three quarters.