YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kurt Hess threw his fourth touchdown pass with 1:50 remaining and Youngstown State held on to beat Northern Iowa 42-35 Saturday night in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.
After Hess completed a 26-yard TD pass to Christian Bryan, the Panthers began driving from their own 35.
On fourth-and-10 from the Penguins 32, Sawyer Kollmorgen threw a 14-yarder to Chad Owens. He then hit Brett LeMaster for 7 yards, but his next pass to LeMaster was deflected by Ali Cheaib and Donald D'Alesio as time expired.
The Penguins (4-0), off to their best start since going 6-0 in 2000, trailed by a touchdown midway through the third quarter and again early in the fourth.
Torrian Pace's 1-yard rush tied it at 35 with 7:07 remaining.
Hess was 20 of 28 for 290 yards. For Northern Iowa (1-3), Kollmorgen was 23-of-38 passing for 333 yards and three touchdowns.
D. Jackson run for 2 yds,D. Jackson fumbled, forced by J. Fely, recovered by Nevad J. Richardson,for a TD, (B. Zuzo KICK)
Don Jackson run for 2 yds Don Jackson fumbled, forced by Jake Fely, recovered by Nevad Jerico Richardson for a TD (Brent Zuzo KICK)
Temple coach Matt Rhule gives an invigorating postgame speech to his team in the wake of their 27-3 victory over UConn.
ESPN college football insider Joe Schad says LSU will keep coach Les Miles at the school for the foreseeable future.
Tyler Stewart pass complete to Hasaan Henderson for 39 yds to the SDSt 1 for a 1ST down
Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score and Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 58-23 on Saturday night to take the Big 12 title and likely a spot in the playoff.
Donny Hageman 26 yd FG MISSED
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