ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Reynolds’ threw a 2-yard scoring pass to Grant DuBose with 17 seconds left and Charlotte reclaimed the lead and went on to beat Georgia State 42-41 on Saturday.
Reynolds threw for a career-high five touchdown passes, and his fourth occurred 10 seconds into the fourth quarter when he tossed a 31-yard screen pass to Henry Rutledge for a 35-27 49ers’ lead.
Georgia State responded with an 11-play, 75-yard scoring drive that ended on Tucker Gregg’s 2-yard scoring run to reduce the deficit to 35-33 following the failed two-point conversion.
With 1:39 remaining, the Panthers’ Darren Grainger threw a 32-yard scoring pass to Jamari Thrash. Grainger ran it in for the two-point conversion to give Georgia State a 41-35 lead before Charlotte (1-3) mounted its game-winning drive.
Reynolds finished 31-for-43 passing for 401 yards.
Grainer went 22-for-34 passing for 343 and four TDs for the Panthers (0-3). Jamari Thrash caught 10 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown. Gregg scored twice and ran for 100 yards on 23 carries.
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