** In 2015 there was only one FBS team that won two games by a point: New Mexico.
** There were four teams that both won and lost one-point games. They were Arkansas,
Brigham Young, Nebraska and West Virginia. Three of the four experienced the loss by a point before the win by a point. For the Mountaineers the outcomes came in consecutive games!
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Saturday, October 3, 2015
Illinois 14, Nebraska 13
*Illinois scored the winning touchdown with 10 seconds to play on a one-yard Wes Lunt to Geronimo Allison pass.
*The previous time the Illini beat Nebraska was 1924.
*The Cornhuskers host Illinois on October 1, 2016.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Rice 27, Florida Atlantic 26
*Rice trailed 26-14 in the fourth quarter, during which both teams would fail on two-point conversion attempts.
*F.A.U. ‘s fourth-quarter touchdown and subsequent two-point conversion attempt were 90 minutes apart due to a lightning delay.
*Rice hosts Florida Atlantic on November 5th.
Saturday, Ocotber 17, 2015
New Mexico 28, Hawaii 27
*Hawaii’s Rigoberto Sanchez missed a 22-yard field goal try with 2:14 to play; it would’ve given the Rainbow Warriors a nine-point lead.
*New Mexico quarterback Austin Apodaca’s 28-yard scoring toss to Dameon Gamblin in a final minute and a Zack Rogers PAT kick won it for the Lobos.
*New Mexico goes to Hawaii October 29.
Saturday, October 24
Penn State 31, Maryland 30
*Quarterback Christian Hackenberg completed only 13 passes for the Nittany Lions, but they were good for 315 yards and three touchdowns.
*Penn State is 36-2-1 all time vs. Maryland.
*The two teams play October 8 in Happy Valley.