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.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
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What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
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