Shedeur Sanders completed a touchdown throw to Michael Harrison in the second overtime after leading a 98-yard drive to tie the game with 36 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter,
and No. 18 Colorado rallied to defeat Colorado State 43-35 early Sunday in front of a sold-out crowd of celebrities.
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Sanders connected with Harrison for an 18-yard touchdown and then found an open Xavier Weaver for the 2-point conversion.
The Colorado defense took over from there, with Trevor Woods intercepting Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi's pass on fourth-and-23 to end the game at nearly 12:30 a.m. local time.
For the second week in a row, fans rushed the field in celebration. Sanders skillfully waited in the pocket until Harrison flashed open for a 3-yard score in the first overtime.
Sanders and the Buffaloes (3-0) received the ball back on the 2-yard line with 2:06 left in the fourth quarter, down 28-20.
On Saturday afternoon, the Buffaloes will travel to Eugene, Oregon, to face the No. 13 Ducks.
He guided the Buffaloes on a seven-play drive that ended with a 45-yard touchdown throw to Jimmy Horn Jr. with 36 seconds left. Sanders connected with Harrison for the two-point conversion.