SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Joshua Rowland kicked a 35-yard field goal and Texas State clipped Georgia State 37-34 in a triple-overtime thriller to open Sun Belt Conference play Saturday night.
Rowland had already kicked field goals of 45 and 34 yards in regulation before his game-winner sent the Bobcats (1-3, 1-0 Sun Belt) dancing off the field in the third overtime.
Georgia State's Brandon Wright knocked in a 20-yard field goal with no time left in regulation to knot the score 27-27 and force OT. The Panthers (2-2, 0-1) Dan Ellington connected with Sam Pinckney for a 13-yard score to open overtime.
Texas State answered when Gresch Jenson ran in from the 1 on a keeper.
Each team missed a field goal in the second overtime.
Jensen completed 16 of 24 passes for Texas State. Caleb Twyford rushed for 119 yards and Anthony Taylor added 54 rushing yards with touchdowns of 2 and 20 yards.
Michigan State's Noah Davis enters transfer portal
Another Michigan State football player has entered the transfer portal: tight end Noah Davis.
Ricky Williams' Heisman Trophy sells for auction-record $504K
The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 while playing for the Texas Longhorns was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award. Tim Brown's 1987 trophy garnered $435,763 last December.
Coach Luke Fickell was in Columbus in 2009, getting Ohio State ready for the bowl season, while Cincinnati was knocking off Pitt and wrapping up an undefeated regular season.
West Virginia-Oklahoma Preview
Quarterback Austin Kendall always wanted to lead his football team onto Oklahoma's Owen Field, seeking a win over a Big 12 Conference rival before another sellout crowd. He will, though he will be wearing a West Virginia jersey while doing so.
A year ago, Jacob Eason sat on his couch in Seattle and watched on television as a sea of yellow and green enveloped the field at Autzen Stadium after Oregon got the better of its northern neighbors.
Minnesota is back in the Top 25 for the first time in five years and it has a shot at staying there a while.