In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.
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Jeff Undercuffler threw a school-record six touchdown passes and Albany rolled over Central Connecticut State 42-14 on Saturday for the first FCS playoff victory in program history.
Aaron Winchester threw two touchdown passes, brothers D.J. and Danley Exilhomme accounted for three scores, and Central Connecticut State wrapped up an undefeated league season with a 43-10 win over Duquesne on Saturday.
Aaron Winchester ran for four touchdowns, passed for another and Central Connecticut used a burst of four unanswered TDs to break away from Robert Morris 49-28 on Saturday to clinch the Northeast Conference championship and automatic bid to the FCS...
Aaron Winchester threw a 21-yard pass to Kyren Petteway in overtime as Central Connecticut rallied past upset-minded St. Francis (Pennsylvania) 38-31 on Saturday.
Aaron Winchester fired three touchdown passes, including two in the second half as Central Connecticut State moved to 4-0 in the Northeast Conference with a 27-13 win over Wagner Saturday afternoon.
Aaron Winchester threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more -- all in the first half -- and Central Connecticut defeated Bryant 52-14 on Saturday.
Aaron Winchester threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Central Connecticut past Columbia 24-14 on Saturday.
Danley Exilhomme ran for two touchdowns and Aaron Winchester threw for 275 yards and a score and Central Connecticut beat Sacred Heart 28-3 on Saturday.
Mathew Sexton blocked a punt and returned it 30 yards to score the winning touchdown with 10 seconds left and Eastern Michigan beat Central Connecticut 34-29 on Saturday.
Keonte Lucas ran for 190 yards -- 160 coming on two runs in the third quarter -- and Central Connecticut beat Valparaiso 42-13 on Saturday.
Francis Cole drove a 44-yard field goal through the uprights with six seconds showing on the clock and Central Connecticut halted a Merrimack rally in a 40-37 victory Saturday night.
— Francis Cole kicked a 31-yard field goal as time expired and Central Connecticut rallied last in a season-opening 26-23 victory over Fordham on Saturday.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
I'm hearing Rutgers will hire Central Connecticut coach Pete Rossomando as offensive line coach. Football Scoop first reported the move. Rossomando has been a head coach since 2008 at New Haven and Central Connecticut, going 65-47 with three playoff appearances. He coached offensive line early in his career at New Haven, Northeastern and Cortland.
Central Connecticut State's Aaron Dawson set a Division I record for rushing yards in a half (308) en route to the sixth-highest total in FCS history (361) in a 49-24 victory over Wagner.
Four Central Connecticut football players have been suspended from Saturday's game at Youngstown State following their arrests at an off-campus party.
Former Florida quarterback Treon Harris plans to resume his career at Football Championship Subdivision program Tennessee State.
Central Connecticut has hired New Haven football coach Pete Rossomando to lead its football program.