The Buffs bounced back with a 6-play, 78-yard drive, capped by a 20-yard pass from Taylor Harris to Brittan Golden. ACU DB Darien Williams blocked WT's PAT kick, making the new score 20-13 with 7:41 left.
Gale threw just his second interception of the season at the 4:37 mark, but it was returned 76 yards for a touchdown by WT CB Caleb Randolph. Castillo's PAT increased the Buffs' lead to 27-13.
WT QB Harris fumbled on his 3-yard line with 2:20 left, and NG Mike Jones recovered at the Buffs' 2-yard line. ACU RB Daryl Richardson ran the ball into the end zone on the next play, and Lineberry's PAT pulled ACU to within one touchdown, 27-20.
James Williams intercepted his third pass of the game with 2:05 left, giving ACU possession at its 39-yard line.