The Bandits improve to 3-2 on the season, while the Panthers fall to 1-4.
Here are the top plays from Michigan and Tampa Bay:
Panthers strike first
On Tampa Bay's ensuing drive, the Bandits answered with a score of their own — in a nontraditional way.
Things were knotted up at 7-7 headed into the second quarter.
More where that came from
The Panthers continued to pour on the trick plays, as kicker Cole Murphy connected with RB Cameron Scarlett for a 9-yard gain and a clutch first down, which resulted in a field goal and 10-7 lead for Michigan.
Ground game strong
Washington redeemed himself with a rushing score late in the frame to give the Bandits a 13-10 edge.
Not so fast!
The Panthers' defense was relentless in the final moments of the first half, sacking Ta'amu.
The Panthers had one final possession to get some points before the half, and they did just that.
Bandits bounce back
Tampa Bay was the first to strike in the second half, as Ta'amu launched a 43-yard TD bomb to WR John Franklin, giving the Bandits a 20-13 advantage.
Misfortune strikes Michigan
The Panthers struggled on the following possession, as Patterson was picked off while trying to make a play in the red zone. It remained a seven-point game headed into the fourth quarter.
The Panthers' luck turned midway through the fourth quarter, thanks to this dazzling connection from Patterson and tight end La'Michael Pettway. Just like that, it was a tie game once again.
The Bandits found the end zone and took a 27-20 lead on the following drive, courtesy of this smooth 30-yard TD from Washington.
The Panthers made a run for it on their ensuing possession, but it was another miscue for Michigan. After reeling in a throw from Patterson, Scarlett fumbled the ball at midfield, and it was recovered by Tampa Bay.