Simon Fraser University came back from a 24-point deficit to upset Great Northwest conference leading Humboldt State Lumberjacks 41-37 in varsity football in Burnaby on Saturday.
With just over five minutes left in the fourth quarter, Clan quarterback Trey Wheeler hit Lemar Durant on a 45-yard pass-and-run for the game-winning touchdown in the team's final home game of the season.
Trailing by 17 points at half time, Dylan Roper recovered a fumble on Humboldt's opening drive of the third quarter and Wheeler converted the turnover with a touchdown run to start the comeback.
SFU took its first lead of the game 27-24 on Alex Lezzi's second fumble recovery of the game.
Durant then caught his first of two touchdowns, grabbing a 42-yard Wheeler pass for the score.
Humboldt regained the lead, but SFU's late TD and final defensive stand on the four-yard line in the closing minute sealed the win. With the victory, SFU improved its conference record to 4-5.
Wheeler completed 19 passes for three touchdowns and 245 yards, while Durant caught seven passes for 131 yards and two scores.
Casey Chin led the Clan defence with eight-and-a-half tackles.
"I'm a little loss for words right now," said graduating senior running back Bo Palmer in a SFU press release. "We knew we had to win this game. We knew we were gonna win this game, and to see it all come together like that is great. It makes it even better that we were able to win last home game at SFU."
The Clan could finish the regular conference season at .500 should they defeat last-place Azusa Pacific on the road next Saturday.