LAKE CHARLES, La. -- James Tabary threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns as McNeese jumped out to an early lead and then held on to beat Division II Florida Tech on Saturday night.
The Cowboys (1-1) went into the break leading 21-7. Florida Tech closed to within a touchdown when Mark Cato, who threw for 333 yards, hit Romell Guerrier on a 20-yard scoring strike.
McNeese's Justin Pratt, who finished with 85 yards, answered with a touchdown run from the four. The Panthers responded quickly with Antwuan Haynes scoring from 19 yards out to trail 28-21 with 2:09 left in the third.
Main concern for the Florida Tech team is whether they'll be able to return home as Hurricane Irma approaches the Florida coast.
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Ohio State AD Gene Smith has denied a report that the Buckeyes are looking to make Ryan Day the coach-in-waiting behind Urban Meyer.
Jordan Love threw for a career-high 356 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah State rally for a 42-32 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
Cole McDonald threw five touchdown passes to four different receivers and Hawaii limited Duquesne to just 166 total yards as the Rainbow Warriors beat the Dukes 42-21 on Saturday night.
John Baron made three field goals, including the winning 38-yarder in overtime, to help San Diego State beat Eastern Michigan 23-20 on Saturday night.
Utah State running back Gerold Bright takes the hand off then shows off the speed scoring a 70-yard TD.
John Baron II makes a 39-yard field goal right down the middle to secure the 23-20 win for San Diego State.
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