2013 AAC Week 14
Week 14 Conference Roundup
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Connecticut … Rutgers
at Connecticut 28, Rutgers 17
Basically … Connecticut took advantage of three turnovers and got two Casey Cochran touchdown passes and two Max DeLorenzo touchdown runs on the way to a stunning win. Rutgers still needs a win to become bowl eligible, and blew it against the Huskies after getting up 17-14 on a three-yard Justin Goodwin touchdown run. UConn scored 14 unanswered points, all in the fourth.
- Connecticut QB Clint Cochran completed 25-of-33 passes for 311 yards and two scores.
- Rutgers QB Chas Dodd completed 16-of-35 passes for 286 yards and two picks.
- Rutgers was -3 in turnover margin and converted 4-of-14 third down chances, but connected on all three of its fourth down chances.
- Connecticut WR Deshon Foxx caught nine passes for 117 yards
at Houston 34, SMU 0
Basically … Houston got up right away on a 67-yard Daniel Spencer touchdown catch, and it kept on rolling with two 27-yard field goals from Kyle Bullard, a 19-yard touchdown catch from Greg Ward Jr. and a 37-yard Ryan Jackson scoring run. SMU was sloppy without QB Garrett Gilbert with penalties and turnovers proving costly.
- Houston QB John O’Korn completed 25-of-41 passes for 245 yards and two scores with two picks.
- SMU QB Neal Burcham completed 27-of-52 passes for 212 yards and three picks.
- SMU committed ten penalties and turned it over four times. Houston committed seven penalties and turned it over twice.
- Houston WR Daniel Spencer caught seven passes for 100 yards and a score.
Temple 41, at Memphis 21
Basically … Temple’s offense caught fire with Chris Coyer catching a 75-yard touchdown pass and P.J. Walker finishing with four scoring throws with three to Robbie Anderson from one, 11 and 21 yards away. The special teams got into the act, too, with Michael Felton recovering a blocked punt for a score to help the Owls pull away in the third. Memphis got three touchdowns from Sam Craft on two short runs and a ten-yard scoring catch from Paxton Lynch. The Tigers got within ten late in the third, but Temple scored ten unanswered points to close.
- Temple converted 8-of-19 third down tries and Memphis converted 2-of-12
- Temple QB P.J. Walker completed 20-of-32 passes for 328 yards and four scores with a pick.
- Memphis’ Sam Craft led the team with seven catches for 62 yards and a sore, and he ran three times for no yards and two scores.
- Temple WR Robbie Anderson caught seven passes for 96 yards and three scores.
South Florida … UCF
at UCF 23, South Florida 20
Basically … UCF overcame five turnovers and an overall sloppy performance to stay in control in the hunt for a BCS bid with Breshad Perriman catching a 52-yard touchdown pass with under five minutes to play to finally give the Knights the lead for good. South Florida came up with two second half touchdowns on a 13-yard Chris Dunkley run and a one-yard Marcus Shaw run, but UCF was able to keep up on Shawn Moffitt’s third field goal of the day before Perriman’s heroics.
- South Florida committed 11 penalties for 89 yards and turned it over twice. UCF committed six penalties for 47 yards and turned it over five times.
- UCF QB Blake Bortles completed 17-of-26 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns with two picks, and he lost a fumble.
- South Florida RB Marcus Shaw ran 21 times for 67 yards and a score.
- UCF converted one of nine third down chances.