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Weber State rallies to beat Kennesaw State 26-20

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Weber State takes lead after recovering a fumble for TD (0:42)

Weber State's Adam Rodriguez scoops up the fumble and takes it 24 yards to the house. (0:42)

OGDEN, Utah -- Devon Cooley had 114 yards receiving and a touchdown, David Ames had 105 yards receiving, and No. 3 seed Weber State beat Kennesaw State 26-20 in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday.

The Wildcats (10-3) advanced to the quarterfinals and will face sixth-seeded Montana.

Weber State was able to run out the clock after forcing a four-and-out with 1:45 left in the game, capped by Adam Rodriguez's sack of Kennesaw State's Jonathan Murphy.

The Wildcats took control early in the third quarter when Murphy fumbled at the end of a 45-yard carry and Rodriguez recovered and returned it for a touchdown. That gave Weber State a 19-17 lead, and Josh Davis' 2-yard TD run extended the lead to 26-17 in the middle of the quarter.

Jake Constantine passed for 234 yards, one touchdown and one interception for Weber State.

Murphy passed for 23 yards and a touchdown and ran 30 times for 116 yards and a TD for Kennesaw State (11-3).

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