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Middle Tennessee beats UAB 24-21 on field goal with 3 seconds remaining

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    Middle Tennessee State kicker Cody Clark (89) kicks the winning field goal to beat UAB 24-21 during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)The Associated Press

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    Middle Tennessee State Josh Davis (48) picks up kicker Cody Clark (89) in celebration after kicking the winning field goal to beat UAB 24-21 during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)The Associated Press

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    UAB quarterback Jonathan Perry (14) scrambles for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Middle Tennessee State on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)The Associated Press

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    UAB quarterback Jonathan Perry (14) sits on the ground after throwing an interception that was run back for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Middle Tennessee State on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)The Associated Press

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    Middle Tennessee State running back Reggie Whatley breaks free for a long run during the second half of an NCAA college football game against UAB on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)The Associated Press

Two big plays set up Cody Clark's 18-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to give Middle Tennessee a 24-21 victory over UAB on Saturday.

Tied at 21 after a UAB touchdown, the Blue Raiders (5-4, 3-2 Conference USA) drove 75 yards with 1:50 remaining. Reggie Whatley, who rushed for 155 yards, ran 33 yards on third down, and Logan Kilgore and Marcus Henry combined on a 33-yard passing play down to the 1.

UAB had led until Kilgore hit Henry on a 93-yarder for a 14-13 lead with 9:41 left in the game. Henry had 136 yards receiving.

Stephen Roberts extended the lead to 21-13 with 6:26 left on a 40-yard interception return.

The Blazers (2-6, 1-3) then tied the game on a 70-yard drive with Jonathan Perry throwing a 21-yard scoring pass and adding a 2-point run.

Blazers Jordan Howard and Darrin Reaves rushed for over 100 yards.