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Alabama Birmingham 40, North Texas 6

Associated Press

DENTON, Texas - Dylan Hopkins threw three touchdown passes and UAB rolled to a 40-6 victory over North Texas in a Conference USA opener.

Hopkins completed 6 of 7 passes for 202 yards with a pair of scoring throws to Gerrit Prince and a 38-yard touchdown pass to Trea Shropshire.

Prince finished with three receptions for 136 yards. He caught a 42-yard touchdown pass late in the first quarter, and his 61-yarder made it 24-0 early in the second.

DeWayne McBride and Larry Wooden each had a 1-yard touchdown run for UAB (2-1, 1-0).

DeAndre Torrey had 82 yards rushing on 24 carries for North Texas (1-2, 0-1). Jace Ruder threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Detraveon Brown early in the fourth quarter.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter UABNorTx
UAB TD 12:49 DeWayne McBride 1 yard TD run (Matt Quinn Extra Point) 7 0
UAB FG 7:35 Matt Quinn 23 yard field goal 10 0
UAB TD 4:24 Gerrit Prince 42 yard TD pass from Dylan Hopkins (Matt Quinn Extra Point) 17 0
Second Quarter UABNorTx
UAB TD 14:49 Gerrit Prince 61 yard TD pass from Dylan Hopkins (Matt Quinn Extra Point) 24 0
UAB TD 1:04 Trea Shropshire 38 yard TD pass from Dylan Hopkins (Matt Quinn Kick Failed) 30 0
Third Quarter UABNorTx
UAB FG 4:30 Matt Quinn 30 yard field goal 33 0
Fourth Quarter UABNorTx
NorTx TD 13:47 Detraveon Brown 3 yard TD pass from Jace Ruder (2pt conversion attempt is NO GOOD) 33 6
UAB TD 6:20 Larry Wooden 1 yard TD run (Matt Quinn Extra Point) 40 6
Team Stats
  UAB North Texas
First downs 17 19
  Rushing 8 8
  Passing 7 5
  Penalty 2 6
3rd Down Efficiency 3-13, 23% 6-18, 33%
4th down efficiency 2-2, 100% 1-3, 33%
Rushes-Yards 50-168 44-121
Passing Yards 234 99
Return Yards 41 56
Completions-Attempts-Int 7-14-0 14-34-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 2-15 3-27
Punts 5 9
Fumbles Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 11-108 8-65
UAB Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Hopkins 6 7 202 3 0
T. Johnston III 1 6 32 0 0
A. Davis IV 0 1 0 0 0
North Texas Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
A. Aune 8 21 65 0 0
J. Ruder 6 13 34 1 1
UAB Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Brown Jr. 16 58 3.6 0
D. McBride 10 53 5.3 1
L. Wooden 10 33 3.3 1
L. Stanley 4 19 4.8 0
T. Johnston III 3 4 1.3 0
D. Hopkins 6 2 0.3 0
North Texas Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Torrey 24 82 3.4 0
I. Ragsdale 6 25 4.2 0
I. Johnson 4 8 2.0 0
A. Aune 4 7 1.8 0
J. Ruder 6 -1 -0.2 0
UAB Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
G. Prince 3 136 45.3 2
T. Shropshire 1 38 38.0 1
R. Johnson-Sanders 1 32 32.0 0
H. Pittman 1 17 17.0 0
R. Davis 1 11 11.0 0
North Texas Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
R. Burns 2 21 10.5 0
D. Simpson 1 18 18.0 0
J. Roberts 2 14 7.0 0
D. Ward Jr. 2 13 6.5 0
J. Pirtle 2 12 6.0 0
B. Jackson 1 11 11.0 0
D. Torrey 2 4 2.0 0
D. Brown 1 3 3.0 1
K. Lyles 1 3 3.0 0
UAB Interceptions
Player Int Yards
K. Swoopes 1 5
North Texas Interceptions
Player Int Yards
UAB Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
K. Greenwell 5 259 51.8
North Texas Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
B. Rodriguez 9 378 42.0
UAB Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Thomas V 2 36 18.0
North Texas Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
R. Burns 1 13 13.0
UAB Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
North Texas Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Jackson 1 0 0
I. Johnson 1 21 21.0
D. Torrey 1 22 22.0
UAB Missed FG
Player Length
North Texas Missed FG
Player Length




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