Birmingham 19, Monroe 14--Courtney Blunt rushed for 174 yards in 31 carries and scored once as the visiting Braves (3-1) held off Monroe (1-3). Marvin Powell added 99 yards in seven carries, including a six-yard scoring run.
Birmingham rushed for 299 yards in 47 carries.
The Vikings (1-3) scored first when quarterback Mike Johnson hit Kashan Griffin with a 32-yard scoring strike in the first quarter. However, Birmingham then scored 19 consecutive points.
Sophomore quarterback Aaron Arnold of Monroe completed nine of 12 passes for 52 yards.