DENTON, Texas -- Louisiana-Lafayette blocked an extra-point attempt with 31 seconds remaining to hold on for a 28-27 victory against a grieving North Texas squad on Saturday night.
Defensive lineman Jermaine Rogers saved the Ragin' Cajuns (2-2, 2-1 Sun Belt) by getting a hand on Trent Deans' PAT try, moments after the Mean Green (1-4, 1-1) scored on a 4-yard touchdown reception by Darius Carey.
North Texas, playing a day after freshman receiver Josh Rake died from injuries suffered in an automobile accident, battled back from a 28-14 deficit and drove 91 yards in 12 plays to Carey's touchdown.
Chris Masson threw for 310 yards and two TDs for Louisiana-Lafayette.
South Carolina's loss to The Citadel, coupled with Georgia and Florida struggling in tight victories, was an embarrassment for the conference.
Former Auburn RB Bo Jackson joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss how Auburn can keep up with Alabama in the Iron Bowl.
ESPN senior college football writer Mark Schlabach joins College Football Daily: The Experts to describe the current situation surrounding LSU coach Les Miles and whether or not he will be fired.
Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey are up for both the Maxwell Award and the Doak Walker Award as finalists for the College Football Awards were announced.
CBS lead analyst Gary Danielson joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the SEC as the end of regular season approaches.
Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys explains why the rivalry between the Golden Gophers and the Badgers means so much to both schools.