Ryan Boykin had given Ohio a 23-19 lead on a 1-yard run with 4:42 left. CMU (3-4, 2-1 Mid-American) failed to get a first down and punted. However, the punt was fumbled and recovered by Joe Bacci, setting up the Chippewas at the Ohio 39 for the winning drive.
The Chippewas played without injured receiver Titus Davis, who CMU coach Dan Enos calls the team's best player. But CMU, led by Rush and Saylor Lavallii, who had 184 yards rushing on 26 carries plus a receiving touchdown, snapped the Bobcats' four-game winning streak. Rush was 20-of-28 passing for 224 yards and an interception.
The Bobcats (4-2, 1-1) were hurt by four turnovers. Tyler Tettleton was 24-of-33 passing for 319 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Stanford will need to beat USC and hope for a lot of upsets this weekend in order for the Cardinal to sneak into the playoff.
The Tar Heels could benefit greatly from winning the ACC title as the playoff committee showed its willingness to reward conference champs last year.
Missouri on Tuesday interviewed Cal coach Sonny Dykes for their head coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports.
The committee kept its top five the same but kept North Carolina behind multiple two-loss teams. How would all the New Year's Six games look if the season ended today?
College Football Playoff committee chair Jeff Long breaks down what teams need to do in order to state their case for the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings.