MIAMI -- T.Y. Hilton caught a school record 199 yards and threw the game-deciding touchdown with 2:04 left to lift Florida International to a 22-21 win over Arkansas State on Saturday night.
Hilton's pass came off a broken play in which he fumbled on a reverse call, picked up the ball, scrambled and launched a wobbly pass to Junior Mertile for a 38-yard touchdown to for the Golden Panthers (4-5, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference).
Dustin Rivest, who put Florida International ahead with the extra point, also set the school's single-game record with five field goals of 42, 33, 43, 35, and 37 yards. He also missed two field goals.
The Red Wolves (4-5, 2-2) drove down to the Florida International 42-yard line on their final drive of the game, but Franklin Brown intercepted Arkansas State quarterback Corey Leonard with 1:13 in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.
Arkansas pulled ahead 21-12 early in the fourth on a 12-yard touchdown run by Derek Lawson with 13:31 on the clock that capped off a nine-play, 75-yard drive.
Leonard's only touchdown pass of the game -- 18 yards to Vernon Catlin with 8:50 left in the third quarter -- gave ASU a 14-9 lead. Leonard scored the game's first touchdown on a 1-yard run just before halftime.
Reggie Arnold rushed for 113 yards on 22 carries for Arkansas State. Leonard was 13-of-26 for 149 yards.
Paul McCall completed 15 of 33 passes for 321 yards for Florida International.