Georgia State slips past Texas State for 33-30 win
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Conner Manning threw for 368 yards and two touchdowns, Kyler Neal ran in the go-ahead score and Georgia State became bowl eligible for just the second time in program history with a 33-30 win over Texas State on Saturday.
Trailing 30-26 with just over six minutes to play, Georgia State (6-3, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference) got a 22-yard touchdown run from Neal, capping a seven-play, 75-yard drive to set the final score.
Manning was 26-for-40 passing and connected with Devin Gentry on both touchdown throws, including a 71-yard scoring strike in the third quarter. Gentry finished with three catches for 120 yards and Brandon Wright kicked a school record four field goals, including two 48-yarders.
Texas State (2-8, 1-5) got 315 yards and three touchdowns from Damian Williams, including a 34-yard TD pass to Elijah King, who finished with 103 yards receiving.
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