Eppler threw his first touchdown pass of the game, a 19-yarder to Tanner Ash with 19 seconds left in regulation that tied the game 38-38.
Jon Copeland was 27 of 36 for 275 yards passing, threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Incarnate Word (5-3, 4-2). Kevin Brown had 116 yards rushing on 21 carries. Keyondrick Philio had a touchdown run, and Carson Mohr made two of three field goal attempts, including a 26-yarder in overtime.
College Football Playoff ranking: The championship games that will determine top four
The last playoff ranking before Selection Day didn't reveal many surprises and is far from final. Instead, the CFP top four will be determined on the field this weekend.
Michigan jumps up to No. 2 in latest CFP rankings
Georgia, Michigan, Alabama and Cincinnati are revealed as the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings.
Michigan mauls its way to College Football Playoff top four, joining Georgia, Alabama and Cincinnati
After defeating Ohio State, and with the Big Ten title game up next, Michigan found itself inside the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, joining Georgia, Alabama and Cincinnati.
Five-star QB Malachi Nelson first former Oklahoma Sooners commit to follow Lincoln Riley to USC Trojans
Five-star quarterback Malachi Nelson, the No. 3 prospect in the class of 2023, has followed Lincoln Riley to USC, announcing his commitment to the Trojans in a Twitter post Tuesday.
Washington Huskies' Kalen DeBoer says he consulted Chris Petersen on transition from MWC
Kalen DeBoer, who was introduced as Washington's new head coach Tuesday, said he consulted former Huskies coach Chris Petersen about making the transition from the Mountain West to the Pac-12.
Father charged in shooting death of former UCF Knights RB Otis Anderson Jr.
Former UCF running back Otis Anderson Jr. was shot and killed Monday and his father has been charged in his death.