Bowling Green yielded a TD with 24 seconds left, threw an interception on their ensuing possession and saw its 48-game win streak ended by McCallie (Tenn.) in a 21-20 loss.
McCallie outgained the Purples 228-39 in the second half. Bowling Green did not score after leading 20-14 at the break. It was the Purples' first game since tight end Cameron Wallace was lost for the season.
Pikeville snaps one, too
Daric Pugh rushed for three TDs as Pikeville (5-0) won 29-20 against Belfry (3-1), beating its intracounty rivals for the first time since 2000.
Pugh has rushed for 18 TDs over the Panthers' past four games.