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Georgia State wins opener 38-37 over Abilene Christian
Win first for Panthers since 2012
Abilene Christian quarterback Parker McKenzie leaps over Georgia State defenders Sean Jeppesen (47), Nate Simon and Mackendy Cheridor, right, for a first down during the second quarter of Wednesday's game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. - photo by Curtis Compton
Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night. Georgia State snapped a 16-game losing streak, dating to its time as an FCS program in 2012. The Panthers’ last victory came Oct. 13, 2012, at Rhode Island.
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