Gillett ran for 189 yards and two TDs and threw for 225 yards and three scores as the Eagles (1-6, 1/3 Mid-American Conference) won their first game since Nov. 28, 2008.
Ball State took a 38-35 lead on Ian McGarvey's field goal on the first possession of OT before Thayer scored his second TD of the game.
Eastern Michigan trailed 28-7 late in the second quarter but rallied with 28 unanswered points.
Ball State then tied it at 35-all when Wenning hit Briggs Orsbon with a 9-yard TD pass with 34 seconds left in regulation.
With a ton of experience returning, look for the Hoosiers' secondary to become a defensive strength.
QB Skyler Howard is hoping his stellar bowl outing to cap his 2015 season is just a prelude to a 2016 campaign full of big things at West Virginia.
With spring practice in the rear-view mirror, we continue to look at each ACC team by position. Here is a look at the defensive backs.
The Vols have fallen out of the national spotlight over the last decade, but they seem to be moving in the right direction.
At league meetings in Arizona, Pac-12 officiating chief David Coleman outlined rules changes involving instant replay and eye black, among others.
Where there were once potential fires, such as Scott calling out UCLA AD Dan Guerrero, things are now cool in the Pac-12. Or at least cooler.