OT Win in San Jose Keeps Hawaii Perfect

No. 16 Warriors rally from 14-point deficit to 42-35 victory
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 13, 2007 5:28 AM CDT
OT Win in San Jose Keeps Hawaii Perfect
San Jose State quarterback Adam Tafralis throws against Hawaii in the first half of a football game in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Oct. 12, 2007. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)   (Associated Press)

Hawaii's Warriors battled back in the final seconds of regulation to beat the San Jose Spartans in overtime last night, reports the AP. Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan connected on 44 of 75 and rocketed a total of 545 yards, matching his four interceptions with four touchdowns to eclipse Dwight Lowrey's two huge touchdown runs for San Jose.

Lowrey's scores, on a punt return and interception, combined with Spartans quarterback Adam Tafralis' two touchdown passes to pad a 35-21 lead with four minutes remaining. But Brennan, clearly recovered from an ankle injury that held him back last week, pushed his team twice down the field to tie the game, then connected with Jason Rivers for the winning touchdown in overtime. (Read more NCAA football stories.)

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