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LORETTO, Pa. Kent Tekulve Jersey . -- Zack Drayer threw three touchdown passes and ran for one, helping St. Francis to a Northeast Conference championship and an automatic bid to the FCS playoffs with a 31-21 win over Central Connecticut on Saturday.Both feats are first-time achievements for the Red Flash, who joined the conference in 1998.St. Francis (7-3, 5-0) led 17-7 after one quarter, but Jacob Dolegalas second TD pass cut it to 17-14. St. Francis pulled away with TD conversions off muffed punts in the second and third quarters, both capped by Drayer touchdowns.Drayer ran for a 2-yard score with 6:42 left in the first half to make it 24-14, and he tossed a 6-yard TD to Zack Drayer with 11:47 left in the third quarter to salt the game away. Both drives started within 25 yards of the Blue Devils goal line.Dolegala passed for 318 yards and two touchdowns and added a rushing TD for Central Connecticut (2-8, 1-4).St. Francis has won two in a row vs. CCSU after losing 19 of its first 22 against the Blue Devils. Cheap Stitched Pirates Jerseys . First off, the fans ripped the Cubbies introduction of a fuzzy new kid-friendly mascot named "Clark". Bill Mazeroski Jersey . Coach Mike Munchak says Fokou stretched ligaments in his left knee Oct. 13 against Seattle, which could keep out up to five weeks even though the linebacker didnt need surgery. . -- Catcher Brett Hayes has agreed to a $630,000, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, avoiding salary arbitration. EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State used to be one of the best at the end of games, making plays on both sides of the ball and special teams to win in the closing moments.The Spartans won a lot of games that way, including 36 the previous three seasons.What we have been able to do really in the last number of years is and its exactly what I told our football team, `Weve won those fourth quarters. Weve won the games at the end of the game. Weve closed games out, Dantonio said Tuesday. Thats what we have to return to.Dantonio, his staff and their players have to figure it out fast or else a team that started the season ranked No. 12 could be the first Michigan State squad to not earn a bowl invitation since 2006 when John L. Smiths last team went 4-8 with a pair of four-game skids. Smith was fired and Dantonio was hired, coming back to the school where he was one of Nick Sabans assistants.The Spartans (2-5, 0-4 Big Ten) are losing these days because problems in the fourth quarter. That has triggered a skid that matches the total number of setbacks the program had the previous three years when it ended seasons at the Rose Bowl, Cotton Bowl and in the College Football Playoff. They have lost five straight for the first time since opening the 1991 season 0-5 and are one loss away from their longest skid since starting 0-7 in 1982.Michigan States misery is not expected to win anytime soon: Rival and second-ranked Michigan (7-0, 4-0) is favored to win by more than three touchdowns at Spartan Stadium on Saturday.Dantonio, though, is sounding confident about his teams chances after beating the Wolverines in seven of the last eight meetings.Can we win? Yeah, we can win, he told reporters at his news conference. I firmly believe that. I know none of you do, but thats why Im coaching.Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh knows he has to be ready for anything against a gambling coach, who has found ways to win ranging from returning aa punters fumble on the last play last year at Michigan Stadium to trick plays to even a Hail Mary. Cheap Pirates Jerseys Online. .Hes one of the best, Harbaugh said. Ive known him for years. You have to make your preparations accordingly.If Michigan State doesnt fare better in the fourth, its difficult to envision a win against anyone, especially the surging Wolverines or No. 6 Ohio State next month at home.The Spartans have not come back to win any of the three games in which they trailed after the third quarter. With a lead after three quarters, theyre just 2-2.And, problems in the final quarter have been there right from the start.Michigan State didnt outscore Furman in a lackluster, season-opening 28-13 victory. In their biggest win of the year against Notre Dame, the Spartans were outscored 14-0 in the fourth but held on for an eight-point victory. A scoreless fourth seemed to be a merciful end to a 30-6 loss to Wisconsin. Indiana outscored Michigan State 14-7 to close out regulation, forcing overtime and leading to a 24-21 win. BYU turned a close game into 31-14 victory by outscoring the home team 21-7 in the final quarter.Northwestern outscored Michigan State 14-9 to close out a 54-40 win. And perhaps in the most embarrassing loss this season, Maryland blanked Michigan State 14-0 last week to win 28-17.Its just as simple as not getting locked in the entire game, getting lazy, or whatever you want to call it, but thats not Spartan football, linebacker Riley Bullough said. 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