HAMMOND, La. -- Nathan Stanley's 3-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Jenkins with 2:39 remaining pulled Southeastern Louisiana within one point of McNeese State and the Lions opted to go for the two-point play, converting on a Michael Chaney run to steal a 25-24 win Saturday night.
Chaney also set up the late heroics, rushing for a 2-yard touchdown to pull the Lions within one touchdown with 3:26 remaining in the third quarter, in the first win of the season for Southeastern Louisiana (1-3, 1-0 Southland Conference).
Stanley had 247 passing yards and a score, while also rushing for 29 yards and a TD.
Stroud passed for 164 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for the Cowboys (3-1, 0-1).
Quinton Flowers pass incomplete to Ryeshene Bronson
Matthew Wright 28 yd FG GOOD
Justin Holman pass complete to Tre'Quan Smith for 23 yds to the SFla 16 for a 1ST down
Justin Holman pass complete to Tre'Quan Smith for 16 yds to the UCF 42 for a 1ST down
The 6-foot, 205-pound running back from Beaumont (Texas) Central High made a Thanksgiving Day commitment to Georgia, telling ESPN he was choosing the Bulldogs over Arkansas, Texas and Texas A&M.
Cary Chow and Adam Rittenberg discuss four marquee games on a weekend ripe with College Football Playoff implications.
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