20 years ago: Wildcats squander huge lead

Published: Saturday, Oct. 29 2011 5:00 p.m. MDT

Nevada made the biggest comeback in NCAA history, overcoming a 35-point deficit in the third quarter to beat Weber State 55-49. Nevada, ranked No. 1 in Division I-AA, trailed 42-14 at halftime and fell behind 49-14 with 12:16 left in the third quarter, but the Wolf Pack scored the final 41 points. In 1986,Morehead State came back from a 32-point margin to beat Wichita State 36-35. Weber State's Jamie Martin passed for 411 yards and three touchdowns.

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