Knipp leads N. Colorado to 40-36 win over Abilene Christian

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Jacob Knipp threw for 293 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score as Northern Colorado came back in the fourth quarter to beat Abilene Christian 40-36 on Saturday.

Trae Riek rushed for 151 yards for one score and grabbed four passes for 90 yards and another touchdown for Northern Colorado (6-5).

The Bears were leading 33-28 following a Jamie Falloon 44-yard field goal early in the final quarter. Parker McKenzie led Abilene Christian (3-8) on an 83-yard drive, capped by a McKenzie to Cedric Gilbert pass from the 10 to retake the lead 36-33. Knipp answered with a 65-yard drive to claim the lead for good when he hit Stephen Miller on a 13-yard scoring strike.

McKenzie had 330 yards passing and two scores and De'Andre Brown rushed for 176 yards for Abilene Christian.

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