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BYU Scores Late To Top Tulsa In Armed Forces Bowl

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136273401 BYU Scores Late To Top Tulsa In Armed Forces Bowl

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 30: A general view of play during the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on December 30, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

DALLAS (CBSSPORTS.COM) – Riley Nelson threw three touchdown passes to Cody Hoffman, the last with 11 seconds left, and Brigham Young beat Tulsa 24-21 on Friday in the Armed Forces Bowl for another 10-win season.

With no timeouts and the ball at the 2, the Cougars hurried up to the line. Nelson then faked a spike that would have stopped the clock and instead stood up and threw to Hoffman in the end zone.

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The Cougars (10-3) wrapped up their first season of independence by winning 10 games for the fifth time in coach Bronco Mendenhall’s seven years.

G.J. Kinne threw for three TDs for Tulsa (8-5), including a 30-yarder to Bryan Burnham with 10:42 left for a 21-17 lead.

BYU needed 12 plays to go 48 yards on its last drive.


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