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Fresno State answers Hawaii’s frantic comeback with a game-winning field goal

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                                Hawaii’s Jonah Laulu, left, walked off the field as Fresno State place-kicker Cesar Silva (28) celebrated with his teammates after kicking the last-second field goal to give the Bulldogs a 41-38 win over Hawaii on Saturday at Aloha Stadium.

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    Hawaii’s Jonah Laulu, left, walked off the field as Fresno State place-kicker Cesar Silva (28) celebrated with his teammates after kicking the last-second field goal to give the Bulldogs a 41-38 win over Hawaii on Saturday at Aloha Stadium.

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                                Hawaii wide receiver Jason-Matthew Sharsh reached for a throw during Saturday’s game.

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    Hawaii wide receiver Jason-Matthew Sharsh reached for a throw during Saturday’s game.

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                                Hawaii defensive lineman Kaimana Padello stripped the ball from Fresno State quarterback Jorge Reyna during the first half on Saturday.

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    Hawaii defensive lineman Kaimana Padello stripped the ball from Fresno State quarterback Jorge Reyna during the first half on Saturday.

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                                Hawaii quarterback Chevan Cordeiro barrelled into the end zone ahead of Fresno State defensive lineman Leevel Tatum III for the tying touchdown with 1:08 left in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game at Aloha Stadium.

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    Hawaii quarterback Chevan Cordeiro barrelled into the end zone ahead of Fresno State defensive lineman Leevel Tatum III for the tying touchdown with 1:08 left in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game at Aloha Stadium.

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                                UH receiver JoJo Ward celebrated his 48-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter.

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    UH receiver JoJo Ward celebrated his 48-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter.

For the kicker nicknamed “9-iron,” it was all about the confident stroke. Cesar Silva connected on a field goal from 37 yards as time expired to deliver Fresno State to Saturday night’s 41-38 football victory over Hawaii. Read more

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