Gunner Kiel saw his first action in the second half, which was being played in two 8 minute quarters with no clock stoppage.
Kiel completed his first pass for 11 yards, but he was intercepted on his next attempt by Chris Salvi, giving the defense a 32-21 lead.
Kiel stayed in for the next two series, but the offense was stopped both times before the 50 and the defense took a 40-21 lead after the third quarter.
Kiel 2 for 3 for 16 yards with one interception. He also ran for 7 yards on two carries.
The defense leads 40-31 entering the fourth.