KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Josh Dewey intercepted a pass at the goal line in the final minute to preserve a 27-23 victory for Nicholls State over Western Michigan on Saturday.
Western Michigan (0-2) began the drive at its own 12-yard-line with less than two minutes to play and needing a touchdown to win. The Broncos drove all the way to the Nicholls State 24 before Tyler Van Tubbergen's 2nd-and-10 pass was intercepted to end the rally as Nicholls State rebounded from its 66-3 loss to Oregon last week.
Nicholls State (1-1) took a 14-0 first quarter lead with touchdown runs by Marcus Washington and Kalen Henderson. The Colonels later extended their lead to 21-9 with another touchdown run by Washington.
C. Johnson run for 2 yds,C. Johnson fumbled, forced by T. Howard, recovered by TCU J. Carraway,J. Carraway return for 55 yds
Chris Johnson run for 2 yds Chris Johnson fumbled, forced by Travin Howard, recovered by TCU Josh Carraway , return for 55 yds
Jordy Joseph pass complete to Dontrell Hilliard for 66 yds for a TD
Dane Evans pass intercepted Darion Monroe return for no gain to the Tulan 34
Andrew DiRocco 31 yd FG GOOD
Chris Johnson pass intercepted Nick Orr return for no gain to the Bayl 24
Trevone Boykin pass intercepted Xavien Howard return for 12 yds to the Bayl 17
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