NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Michael Perry ran for two touchdowns and a game-high 125 yards on Saturday and Bryant came from behind to beat Central Connecticut State 29-16 to earn a share of fourth place in the Northeast Conference.
Bryant (5-7, 3-3) led 14-3 at the end of the first quarter on a 1-yard scoring run by Ryan Black and a 1-yarder by Perry, but Central Connecticut (4-8, 2-4) came back to lead 16-14 at the end of the third on two more field goals by Steven Calitri and a 9-yard TD pass from Nick SanGiacomo to Denzell Jones.
The Bulldogs dominated the final period, scoring 15 unanswered points on an 82-yard TD pass from Mike Westerhaus to Tyriq DeShields, with Jordan Harris passing to Chad Ward for the two-point conversion, and a 1-yard scoring run by Perry.
Westerhaus was 10 of 21 for 174 yards passing, including two interceptions, for the Bulldogs.
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Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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