NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Ed Groth kicked a 35-yard field goal with 15 seconds left to lift Central Connecticut State over Sacred Heart 37-35 on Saturday.
Jacob Dolegala hit Jose Garcia for a 23-yard gain on the ensuing drive and Cameron Nash ran four yards to the 18 before the drive sputtered and Groth kicked the winner. Groth added a 29-yard field goal in the second quarter and a 39-yarder earlier in the fourth.
Dolegala threw for 328 yards, ran 4 yards for a score and hit Joey Fields on a 37-yard scoring strike to make it 31-21 Blue Devils (2-7, 1-3). Nash scored on a 2-yard run in the second quarter.
CCSU's Tymir Hinton picked off a pass and returned it 11 yards for a TD to open the scoring.
Auburn may have taken a gut-punch when LSU drilled a field goal as time ran out for a 22-21 victory last week, but at least coach Gus Malzahn's crew doesn't have to live down an embarrassing YouTube clip like Arkansas, this week's opponent.
A perceived difference of styles will be on display on Saturday when No. 12 West Virginia travels to always-tough Kansas State for the two teams' Big 12 Conference-opening clash at Milan Puskar Stadium om Morgantown, W.Va.
Arizona State knocked Washington out of contention for the College Football Playoff last season, winning 13-7 in mid-October.
Georgia Tech is paying homage to the 1990 NCAA Championship team Saturday by wearing the navy-blue jerseys that team sported during its title run. Chances are it will take more than that to keep the Yellow Jackets close against No. 3 Clemson on...
Notre Dame has been solid if not overwhelming in three home games, and now the eighth-ranked Fighting Irish take their first road venture.
Now that conference play is here, James Franklin knows his team won't likely get away with the mistakes it's made in three wins up to this point.
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