CONWAY, S.C. -- Tyrell Blanks recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown with 8:25 left in the game and Coastal Carolina held on to beat Furman 35-28 on Saturday night.
The score by Blanks opened up a 14-point lead for CCU (2-0), but the Chanticleers would need more heroics to hold off Furman.
Ryan Culbreath's 14-yard touchdown reception with 3:54 brought the score to 35-28 and, following the ensuing kickoff, Furman (0-2) forced a three-and-out from CCU to regain possession at its own 30 with 2:47 remaining.
Matt Hazel caught six passes for 77 yards and added a 24-yard rushing touchdown to lead the CCU offense.
Furman's Hank McCloud carried the ball 21 times for 133 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
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After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.