College Football: Houston 19, Arizona 16 - D1SportsNet

GAMEDAY College Football


1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   Postseason

PREVIEW   BOX SCORE   PLAY BY PLAY   RECAP

College football

Houston 19, Arizona 16

Houston made its regular-season debut a winning one, beating Arizona 19-16 at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday night.

The Cougars' scheduled season opener against Texas-San Antonio was postponed last week because of Hurricane Harvey.

Jjunior quarterback Kyle Allen had his way with the short pass, connecting on 25 of 32 passes for 225 yards and one touchdown. He threw two interceptions.

Linell Bonner was his favorite target, getting nine catches for 59 yards and a touchdown.

Dillon Birden's 3-yard touchdown late in the first half gave the Cougars a 17-10 lead.

The Cougars had just enough, stuffing an Arizona drive with 3:49 left in the fourth quarter when junior safety Garrett Davis intercepted a Khalil Tate pass.

Arizona had a last-ditch possession with less than three minutes left but Arizona failed to get a first down behind quarterback Brandon Dawkins, who started the game, was later replaced by Tate and was brought back for the final drive.

Dawkins rushed for only 6 yards on fourth-and-10, turning the ball over to Houston on Arizona's 23-yard-line. Houston then ran out the clock.

Houston finished with 383 total yards to Arizona's 371.

Dawkins had a rough night, fumbling away two balls, including one that resulted in a safety for Houston in the third quarter that gave the Cougars a 19-10 lead. Later in the quarter, he drove Arizona to the 4-yard line, only to overthrow a wide open Tony Ellerson in the end zone.

Arizona had to settle for a field goal that made it 19-13 with 1:48 left in the third quarter.

Over throws were Dawkins' biggest issue. That and Houston's ability to slow Arizona's offense.

Sophomore Tate replaced Dawkins, managing to lead Arizona to a field goal to make it 19-16 with 8:32 left in the fourth quarter.

Dawkins finished 17 of 29 for 178 yards, while Tate was 5 of 8 for 41 yards and an interception.

VIDEO RECAP


D1SportsNet




1800AnyLens Contacts
Active Advantage
Aha- Discover Objects for Every Aspect of Your Life. Join our global community of conscious consumers today. Together, we’re making an investment in creativity.
Download IEC Standards
Auto Parts Warehouse
B2C Jewels
Auto Detailing Supplies Inc
Best Hotel Deals - Save up to 75% Off on Hotels
Bugatchi
Classic Football Shirts
The Color Run
engraved468x60.jpg
Day Trade Smart LLC
Stop Paying Full Price at the Dentist - Click to Save
Diamond CBD
Dietdirect.com
Dollar Tree
Electro Antiperspirant - MIN $100 PER ORDER
College Gear at Fanatics.com
Fare Buzz
FilthyFragrance.com
FiveStar
Frank & Oak
Free Country, Ltd.
Fluance
Hampshire Labs
HealthmateForever
HeatAndCool.com
HP Commission
Grab a Last Minute Hotel Deals. Get up to $40 Off with Coupon Code HWIZ40*. Book Now
Joe's New Balance Outlet
JusByJulie
Kidrobot Toys, Art Figures & Collectibles + Free Shipping on USA orders $75+
LaptopBatteryExpress.com
TeamSportswear Affiliate Ad mini banner
macys.com
MAGIX Software
Mead.com
Medical Supply Depot
Licensed sports merchandise from all your favorite NCAA, NFL, NHL & MLB teams! Gifts, game day apparel & more.
MyUS.com
nordvpn
Nudwear Lingerie
Oasap Limited
ONETRAVEL.COM
PandaHall
The Perfect Rug - 3 - 728x90
Oxygen Plus - Pure Recreational Oxygen
Pimsleur New Low Pricing MP3
Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit, Orange, Pear and Apple Gifts
Pure Internet Freedom with PureVPN
Purium
Rear View Safety Back Up Sensors
RockBottomGolf.com
Get your Kicks at ShoePalace.com
Get the latest kicks, apparel, & accessories at ShopNiceKicks.com
skillz.com
Smarthome LIFX 'works with' - shop now!
TackleDirect.com
TicketCity
Double VIP Points Every Wednesday
Timex
TOMTOP.com is one of China¡¯s leading e-commerce export site, providing high quality products with best price. With 70,000 items across more than 100 categories, we have served 400,000 people in over 170 countries around the world.Enjoy online shopping
Get huge discount on Weekend Travel Deals! Book now and get extra $15 off with Coupon Code – TLWGA15.
Umbro
V76 Shop Now
Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC