With North Alabama (1-1) trailing 27-21 early in the fourth, Daniels scored on a 10-yard run with 8:49 to play before Walter's 10-yard touchdown pass to Dakota Warfield about two minutes later gave the Lions a 34-27 lead. Daniels broke loose on an 81-yard TD run with a minute left.
Walters was 16-of-28 passing for 271 yards, and threw three of his four touchdown passes to Takairee Kenebrew, who finished with five catches for 172 yards. Daniels ran eight times for 147 yards for the Lions.
Chase Artopoeus completed 22 of 46 passes for 311 yards and threw two touchdown passes to lead Chattanooga in its season opener. Ailym Ford added 90 yards rushing on 24 carries.
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