Stephen F. Austin comes back to beat Nicholls 28-24
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Zach Conque ran for 134 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 163 yards and another score as Stephen F. Austin came from behind to pick up its first victory, a 28-24 win over Nicholls on Saturday.
Stephen F. Austin (1-5, 1-3 Southland Conference) trailed throughout until Conque ran it in from the 1 with 26 seconds remaining for the final score.
SFA’s Germod Williams forced Joel Dullary to fumble on the ensuing kickoff and Ahmad Muhammad recovered at the Nicholls’ 3 to secure the win.
Nicholls (0-5, 0-3) held a 21-7 lead at the half. Trailing 24-14 in the fourth quarter Conque broke for an 18-yard scoring run with 9:14 left and then led a 13-play, 84-yard drive for the winning score.
SFA’s Loren Easly rushed for 148 yards and one touchdown.
Tuskani Figaro threw for 148 yards and one score for Nicholls.