Teams in Division II and NAIA are jockeying for playoff position on a weekend that saw fast starts, dramatic finishes and a lot of offense. Here is the rundown of key games in the state of Nebraska this weekend.
The 10th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney Lopers scored 20 points in the first quarter and then relied on its defense to hold off Western New Mexico, 27-14.
In a game that featured a combined 1,155 yards between the two teams, it was Max Martin’s 22 yard field goal in overtime that gave Wayne State College a wild 44-41 overtime win over Upper Iowa.
Chadron State quarterback Brandon Gorsuch, who completed 24 of 36 passes for 250 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-21 win over Ft. Lewis.
Hastings got three fourth quarter field goals from Johnny Garcia including one in the final two minutes to upset #17 Doane College in Crete 19-17.