led a 12-play, 73-yard game-winning drive in the final minute, tossing a
six-yard touchdown pass to A.C. Leonard after time expired in the
Tigers’ 22-21 victory over Tennessee Tech. He
converted two third downs and one fourth down (running for eight yards) on the game-winning drive.
The Pompano Beach, Fla., native finished the game 24-of-40 for 294 yards and one touchdown. German moved past Brian Ransom (1980-82) for sixth place on the all-time career passing yards list at TSU and also cracked the Top 10 for single-season passing yards, moving past Leon Murray (1999) and Joe Gilliam, Jr. (1971).
The sophomore has helped the Tigers post an 8-1 overall mark this season and a tie for first in the OVC. Tennessee State plays at Murray State this Saturday at 11 a.m.