Win Probability 100%

WMU
BUFF
WMU 100%

WMU

71

BUFF

68

2nd and 11 at BUFF 12

Jarvion Franklin 12 Yd Run

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • WMU645
    • 683BUFF
  • Turnovers

    • WMU2
    • 2BUFF
  • Possession

    WMUBUFF
    28:5931:01
  • 1st Downs

    • WMU33
    • 30BUFF

Game Information

UB Stadium
Coverage: ESPNU
  • Buffalo, NY 14260
  • Line: WMU -7.0
  • Over/Under: 51
Attendance: 17,048
10/7/2017 Associated Press

Western Michigan slips past Buffalo 71-68 in 7 OTs

Jarvion Franklin ran in from the 12 to give Western Michigan a 71-68 victory over Buffalo Saturday in a record-tying seven overtimes with a record-breaking 139 total points.

Scoring Summary

1234OTT
Western Michigan107774071
Buffalo1400173768
first QuarterWMUBUFF
TD
13:44
LeVante Bellamy 66 Yd Run (Josh Grant Kick)
3 plays, 75 yards, 1:16
70
play
Long TD gives Western Michigan early lead (0:28)

LeVante Bellamy breaks through the hole and jets down the sideline for a 66-yard touchdown. (0:28)

FG
11:04
Josh Grant 44 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 19 yards, 2:20
100
TD
10:16
Jacob Martinez 64 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
2 plays, 75 yards, 0:42
107
play
Buffalo capitalizes on blown coverage for TD pass (0:31)

Drew Anderson finds Jacob Martinez wide open down the middle who jogs in for the 64-yard score. (0:31)

TD
4:51
Emmanuel Reed 1 Yd Run (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
11 plays, 70 yards, 3:43
1014
play
Bulls take the lead on short TD run (0:31)

Emmanuel Reed dives in the pile for a rushing touchdown to finish off a long Buffalo drive. (0:31)

second QuarterWMUBUFF
TD
11:19
D'Wayne Eskridge 48 Yd pass from Jon Wassink (Josh Grant Kick)
11 plays, 90 yards, 4:45
1714
play
Broncos take the lead on second long TD pass (0:29)

Jon Wassink sends it to D'Wayne Eskridge, who is wide open on the sideline and he walks in to the end zone. (0:29)

third QuarterWMUBUFF
TD
8:03
Jarvion Franklin 20 Yd pass from Jon Wassink (Josh Grant Kick)
7 plays, 65 yards, 3:35
2414
play
Screen pass leads to easy TD for the Broncos (0:26)

Jarvion Franklin takes the screen pass and follows his blockers to stroll into the end zone from 20 yards out. (0:26)

fourth QuarterWMUBUFF
TD
11:59
Anthony Johnson 8 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
7 plays, 96 yards, 2:47
2421
play
Passing TD brings the Bulls within 3 (0:17)

Drew Anderson hits Anthony Johnson with a laser throw for his second touchdown pass of the day. (0:17)

TD
8:47
K.J. Osborn 54 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
4 plays, 84 yards, 1:41
2428
play
Anderson throws 3rd TD pass of the afternoon (0:27)

Drew Anderson links up with K.J. Osborn down the sideline who finishes the job and scores to take the lead. (0:27)

TD
4:45
Donnie Ernsberger 24 Yd pass from Jon Wassink (Josh Grant Kick)
8 plays, 65 yards, 3:53
3128
play
Wassink notches his 3rd TD pass and eclipses 200 yards (0:27)

Jon Wassink finds Donnie Ernsberger in the back of the end zone to regain the lead for the Broncos. (0:27)

FG
0:34
Adam Mitcheson 34 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 65 yards, 4:05
3131
OvertimeWMUBUFF
TD
Kamathi Holsey 5 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
7 plays, 25 yards
3138
TD
Donnie Ernsberger 14 Yd pass from Jon Wassink (Josh Grant Kick)
4 plays, 25 yards
3838
play
Broncos answer in OT with passing TD (0:20)

Jon Wassink lobs it into the end zone and Donnie Ernsberger comes down with the grab for the touchdown. (0:20)

TD
Jon Wassink 13 Yd pass from Keishawn Watson (Josh Grant Kick)
3 plays, 25 yards
4538
play
Double pass from Broncos takes the lead in 2nd OT (0:21)

Broncos pull off the double pass from Keishawn Watson to Jon Wassink and score in double overtime. (0:21)

TD
Anthony Johnson 25 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
2 plays, 25 yards
4545
play
Bulls answer with dime TD pass from Anderson (0:21)

Drew Anderson throws a perfect ball to Anthony Johnson for the 25-yard touchdown that sends it to the third overtime. (0:21)

TD
Jarvion Franklin 2 Yd Run (Keishawn Watson Run for Two-Point Conversion)
5 plays, 25 yards
5345
play
Broncos take lead in 4 OT with TD and 2 pt. conversion (0:27)

Jarvion Franklin rushes in the touchdown to take the lead and then some trickery leads to the two-point conversion. (0:27)

TD
K.J. Osborn 4 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Anthony Johnson Pass to Drew Anderson for Two-Point Conversion)
5 plays, 25 yards
5353
play
Buffalo sends game to 5th OT with TD and 2 pt. conversion (0:24)

Drew Anderson passes to K.J. Osborn for the touchdown and then Anderson catches the double reverse for the two-point conversion. (0:24)

TD
K.J. Osborn 27 Yd pass from Drew Anderson (Drew Anderson Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
3 plays, 25 yards
5359
play
Bulls score great TD but can't hang on for 2pt. conversion (0:50)

Drew Anderson makes a great pass for the touchdown in the 5th overtime, but the two point conversion failed when the Broncos defense ripped the ball out after the catch. (0:50)

TD
Jarvion Franklin 6 Yd Run (Jarvion Franklin Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)
4 plays, 25 yards
5959
play
Broncos score TD in 5th OT but fail 2pt. conversion (0:18)

Jarvion Franklin scores the touchdown to tie it at 59, but the two-point conversion was stopped short, sending it to a 6th overtime. (0:18)

TD
Keishawn Watson 5 Yd pass from Jon Wassink (Jon Wassink Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)
4 plays, 25 yards
6559
play
Broncos pass for TD in 6th OT, fail 2 pt. conversion (0:22)

Jon Wassink passes to Watson for the score in the 6th overtime, but he gets stopped when he scrambles for the two-point conversion. (0:22)

TD
Drew Anderson 2 Yd Run (Drew Anderson Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)
3 plays, 25 yards
6565
play
Bulls match Broncos with TD and failed 2 pt. conversion in 6th OT (0:22)

Drew Anderson scrambles for the touchdown, but is stopped just shy of the goal line for the two-point conversion. (0:22)

FG
Adam Mitcheson 25 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 17 yards
6568
TD
Jarvion Franklin 12 Yd Run
4 plays, 25 yards
7168
play
Broncos win in 7th OT (0:35)

Jarvion Franklin keeps his legs moving and scores the game winning touchdown for the Broncos. (0:35)

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