by Ryan Peterson
Cory Long had a 51-yard chance to send the Lumberjacks to overtime. But his last second attempt went wide left. SFA fell to 0-and-4 at home losing 20-17. SFA led the Cowboys most of the first half thanks to a Louie Runnells touchdown run and a 47-yard field goal by Long.
McNeese tied the game shortly before halftime and reeled off 17 unanswered points. Tyrell Williams brought the 'Jacks to within three in third quarter after a 25-yard touchdown catch from Danny Southall.
SFA is now 1-and-6 overall (1-and-1 in Conference).