Reggie Bell found Jajuan Pollock for a 5-yard touchdown on the final play as No. 6 Ferris State stunned host Northwood, 27-26, in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.
After trailing 14-13 at halftime, Northwood opened up a 26-14 lead with 5:02 left in the third quarter behind Joe Garbarino’s 1-yard touchdown run and Vashon Nutt’s 29-yard score.
Ferris State shortly countered as Pollock threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Shakur Sanders to make it 26-21 with 2:04 left in the third. Neither team was able to put points on the board until Pollock’s winning reception as time expired.
Bell finished 23 of 35 for 223 yards and two touchdowns and Sanders had three catches for 75 yards. Brandon Walker added a 9-yard touchdown reception and Trevor Bermingham scored on a 1-yard run for Ferris State (3-0).
Garbarino opened the scoring with a 23-yard touchdown pass to Theron Wilson, Keegan Haggarty kicked a 44-yard field goal and Aryn Curtis had two interceptions for Northwood (0-3), which also led 10-0 in the first quarter.
(At) Wayne State 50, Lake Erie 7: Donovan Zezula threw for 205 yards and three touchdowns and Romello Brown carried for 172 yards and a touchdown for Wayne State (2-1), which led 47-0 at halftime. Lake Erie is 0-3.
(At) Grand Valley State 50, Northern Michigan 24: Bart Williams completed 15 of 25 passes for 292 yards and three touchdowns, and Marty Carter carried 20 times for 298 yards and three touchdowns for Grand Valley (3-0). Northern Michigan is 1-2, 1-1.
Michigan Tech 17, (at) Ohio Dominican 10: Bradon Cowie threw for 172 yards and a touchdown on 18-for-24 passing and John Williams ran for 74 yards on 18 carries for Michigan Tech (2-1, 2-1). Alex Sherbinow scored on a 2-yard run and Josh King connected on a 29-yard field goal.
Saginaw Valley State 27, (at) Walsh 17: Jacob Leclair was 17-for-23 passing for 126 yards and two touchdowns and David Nay rushed for 177 yards on 28 carries for Saginaw Valley (2-1). Nay also had a 10-yard touchdown reception, Alex Kenrick added field goals of 20 and 50 yards, and Matt McKoy sealed the win with a 65-yard fumble return for a score with 1:19 remaining.
(At) Tiffin 37, Hillsdale 20: Joe Reverman had an 8-yard touchdown run, Austin Sandusky hauled in a 15-yard touchdown reception from David Ritchie, Steven Ficyk hooked up with Timmy Mills on a 35-yard score and Trey Brock had six catches for 136 yards for Hillsdale (2-1, 1-1), which was outgained 458-355.
Alma 31, (at) Concordia (Wis.) 28: Dylan Zaborowski threw for 268 yards and rushed for 99, Nick Sullivan had 31 carries for 106 yards and two touchdowns, Essa Kellah scored on a 26-yard run and Nick Cozart had a 3-yard touchdown catch for Alma (2-1).
(At) Benedictine (Ill.) 35, Adrian 28: David Nutter ran for 75 yards and three scores on 23 carries and Stephen Milarch threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to D’Angelo Gaines for Adrian (1-1).
Hope 57, (at) Concordia (Ill.) 28: Brandan Campbell rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries, Mike Miklusicak ran for 178 yards and two scores on 19 attempts and Bruce Schroeder had 21 carries for 156 yards and three touchdowns for Hope (1-2).
Kalamazoo 55, (at) Rockford 19: Alex White threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns on 27-for-42 passing, Lorenzo Redmond had a 4-yard rushing touchdown, Brock Rucinski scored on an 11-yard run and Viet Nguyen connected on field goals of 35 and 38 yards for Kalamazoo (2-1), which racked up 597 yards of total offense.
(At) Lakeland 40, Albion 38: Chad Hamilton was 26-for-46 passing for 304 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions, Connor Carbary had six receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown, and Anthony Waite scored on a 31-yard interception return for Albion (0-3), which gave up two touchdowns in the final 6:10 to blow a 10-point lead.
Olivet 30, (at) Wisconsin Lutheran 7: Braden Black was 15 of 23 for 250 yards and an interception and scored on runs of 23 and 7 yards for Olivet (2-1). Mitchell Bailey added six receptions for 123 yards and Jeshua Wiese and Christopher Jones each scored on 1-yard runs.