Chadron State 40, Missouri S & T 34
Lane Haller’s 79-yard interception return off Miners QB Reed Brown in the second overtime and won the game for 20th ranked Chadron State. The teams combined for just over 1,000 yards of total offense, with the Miners rallying three times from deficits.
The Eagles got the first possession in overtime and needed only three plays to score as Glen McLain threw a seven-yard touchdown pass. But the Miners answered right back with a four-play scoring drive, as a 19-yard pass to Melvin Stovall set up a one-yard touchdown run by Zenel Hudson to even things at 34-34. S&T took possession to open the second overtime and on the second play, Haller jumped in front of Brown’s pass and ran down the sidelines 79 yards for the game-ending score.
Washburn 58, Nebraska-Kearney 13
Washburn outscored Nebraska-Kearney 24-6 in the first half as they rolled to a 58-13 victory on the road. The Ichabods racked up 352 passing yards and rushed for 168 as they moved to 1-0 on the season.
For WU Mitch Buhler was 16 of 29 for 273 yards and three touchdown. Jordan Hart made three catches for 150 yards and two touchdowns while Kameron Stewart also added a touchdown. Bryce Atagi led the way with nine tackles on defense while Willie Williams added two interceptions. For UNK Bronson Marsh threw for 163 yards and carried the ball for 79 yards and a touchdown. On defense Dillon Loschen had nine tackles while Boone Anderson returned an interception for a touchdown.