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Texas State 41, Florida International 12

Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas - Layne Hatcher threw three touchdown passes, Calvin Hill rushed for 210 yards and a score and Texas State rolled to a 41-12 victory over Florida International.

Hatcher threw scoring strikes of 67 yards to freshman Charles Brown in the first quarter and 52 yards to Javen Banks in the second to lead Texas State (1-1) to a 20-6 lead at halftime.

After a scoreless third quarter, Hatcher connected with Ashtyn Hawkins for a 7-yard TD to push the Bobcats' lead to 27-6 early in the final period. Hill ran to paydirt from 25 yards out and Kordell Rogers returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown to cap the scoring.

Hatcher completed 15 of 30 passes for 226 yards with one interception. Hill did his damage on 28 rushes.

Grayson James threw for 196 yards on 30-of-47 passing with two picks for Florida International (1-1).

Texas State outgained the Panthers 241 yards to 62 on the ground.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter FIUTxSt
TxSt FG 5:57 Seth Keller 31 yd FG 0 3
TxSt TD 4:00 Charles Brown 67 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Seth Keller kick) 0 10
FIU FG 0:00 Chase Gabriel 38 yd FG 3 10
Second Quarter FIUTxSt
TxSt TD 10:33 Javen Banks 52 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Seth Keller kick) 3 17
TxSt FG 3:55 Mason Shipley 54 yd FG 3 20
FIU FG 0:06 Chase Gabriel 49 yd FG 6 20
Fourth Quarter FIUTxSt
TxSt TD 11:03 Ashtyn Hawkins 7 yd pass from Layne Hatcher (Seth Keller kick) 6 27
FIU TD 9:29 EJ Wilson Jr. 6 yd run (failed 2pt pass) 12 27
TxSt TD 5:03 Calvin Hill 25 yd run (Seth Keller kick) 12 34
TxSt TD 3:54 Kordell Rodgers 60 yd interception return (Seth Keller kick) 12 41
Team Stats
  FIU Texas State
First downs 18 21
  Rushing 3 12
  Passing 14 8
  Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Efficiency 5-18, 28% 8-16, 50%
4th down efficiency 1-3, 33% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 22-62 43-226
Passing Yards 251 226
Return Yards 155 145
Completions-Attempts-Int 35-56-2 15-30-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 3--22 2--16
Punts 8 5
Punts-Average 45 42.2
Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 7-60 7-65
Time of Possession 27:58 32:02
FIU Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
G. James 30 47 196 0 2
H. Carlson 5 9 55 0 0
Texas State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
L. Hatcher 15 30 226 3 1
FIU Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
G. James 8 18 2.3 0
E. Wilson Jr. 6 18 3.0 1
J. Bracey 3 11 3.7 0
L. Joseph 3 6 2.0 0
K. Mitchell 1 5 5.0 0
K. Owens 1 4 4.0 0
Texas State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Hill 28 195 7.0 1
L. Pare 7 37 5.3 0
J. Berry 1 7 7.0 0
J. Jeter 2 -5 -2.5 0
L. Hatcher 4 -6 -1.5 0
FIU Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Chambers 10 72 7.2 0
J. Hewitt 1 33 33.0 0
J. Miamen 3 24 8.0 0
D. Patterson 2 23 11.5 0
E. Wilson Jr. 3 21 7.0 0
J. Bracey 4 17 4.3 0
L. Joseph 4 14 3.5 0
K. Owens 2 14 7.0 0
R. St. Felix 2 12 6.0 0
R. Fairweather 1 11 11.0 0
K. Mitchell 2 6 3.0 0
R. Fournet 1 4 4.0 0
Texas State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
C. Brown 2 68 34.0 1
J. Banks 2 56 28.0 1
A. Hawkins 4 41 10.3 1
J. Ortega-Jones 2 38 19.0 0
C. Hill 2 12 6.0 0
D. Gregory 1 7 7.0 0
R. Groves 1 6 6.0 0
T. Huff 1 -2 -2.0 0
FIU Interceptions
Player Int Yards
C. Christian 1 0
Texas State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
K. Rodgers 2 63
FIU Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
D. Montiel 8 360 45.0
Texas State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
S. O'Kelly 5 211 42.2
FIU Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Chambers 1 9 9.0
Texas State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
R. Groves 3 38 12.7
A. Hawkins 1 13 13.0
FIU Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. Joseph 4 112 28.0
E. Wilson Jr. 1 34 34.0
Texas State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Moorer 1 29 29.0
L. Pare 1 2 2.0
FIU Missed FG
Player Length
Texas State Missed FG
Player Length




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