THIBODAUX, La. -- Lorran Fonseca kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give Nicholls a 37-35 victory over McNeese in the Southland Conference opener on Thursday night.
Trailing 35-34 with 2:57 remaining in the game, Chase Fourcade, who threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns, led the Colonels on a 53-yard drive to set up Fonseca's winning kick.
Fourcade ran up the middle for 19 yards and a score with 5:43 remaining to give Nicholls a 34-29 lead. The Cowboys answered when Nick Edwards skirted around right end from the 10 to score and take a 35-34 advantage. The two-point conversion attempt failed, allowing the Colonels to snap their eight-game losing streak to McNeese with Fonseca's kick.
Damion Jeanpiere Jr. caught three Fourcade passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns.
James Tabary led the Cowboys, throwing for 238 yards and three scores.
The son of George Perles, who was the Michigan State athletic director in the early 1990s and is currently a school trustee, says an incident in which his father is accused of covering up a rape by Larry Nassar "never happened."
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Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops speaks with Paul Finebaum about the growth of QB Terry Wilson and his team's focal points going forward.
Kilton Anderson threw three first-half touchdown passes to help Coastal Carolina beat Campbell 58-21 on Wednesday in a game played early and moved because of Hurricane Florence.
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