Texas College wanted to conclude Homecoming Week with a win, but Wayland Baptist was too tough in the second half.
Quarterback Mitchell Parsley tossed three touchdown passes to rally the Pioneers to a 41-14 victory over the Steers on Saturday at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.
The Steers fell to 0-7 overall and 0-4 in Central States Football League play, while Wayland Baptist, which is located in Plainview, improved to 6-1 and 3-0.
Texas College's home finale is next Saturday against Langston University. Kickoff on Earl Campbell Field is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wayland Baptist plays host to Lyon College the same day.
The Steers had the momentum and the lead in the first half before the Pioneers scored on the final play of the second quarter as Parsley hit Trey Rowe with a 13-yard TD pass. Renato Dos Anjos' PAT put WBU up 17-14.
That last-second strike carried over into the second half as the Pioneers outscored the Steers 24-0.
TC quarterback Sean Still hit on 24 of 42 pass attempts for 237 yards and a TD pass of 42 yards to Phillip Callier. Carlos Mosby led the Steers in rushing with 11 carries for 60 yards and a TD, while Callier paced the club with four receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown.
Mosby got the Steers on the board first with a 29-yard TD dash with 4:54 to go in the first quarter. Deman Markese's PAT made it 7-0.
The Pioneers tied the game at 7-7 when Jerrell Peterson scored on a 25-yard run. Dos Anjos' kick was good.
In the second quarter, the Steers went back on top as Still connected with Callier for a 42-yard TD pass. Markese's kick was good and TC led 14-7.
However, the Pioneers scored the final 10 points of the half. The first came on a 22-yard field goal by Dos Anjos with 2:59 on the clock. The Parsley's TD pass put WBU up 17-14 at the half.
The Pioneers put up 10 points in the third quarter as Peterson scored from the 5, while Dos Anjos booted a 26-yard FG.
In the final period, Parsley passed to Roe for a 28-yard TD. The extra point made it 34-14. The final TD came on an 18-yard toss from Parsley to Preston Woodard.
Parsley was 22 of 31 for 392 yards and three TDS, while Woodard had five catches for 114 yards and a TD. Rowe added six receptions for 83 yards and two TDs.
On the ground, Peterson carried the ball 17 times for 70 yards and a TD.