TEXASST 7 7 10 7 31
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners 17 7 7 7 38
Date of game: 11/24/2012

Recap: TX-San Antonio vs. Texas State

San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Eric Soza threw for 200 yards and three touchdowns as the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners held on for a 38-31 win over the Texas State Bobcats in a Western Athletic Conference battle at the Alamodome.

Soza completed exactly half of his pass attempts (15-of-30) and was also intercepted twice for UTSA (8-4, 2-3 WAC) which has won three straight to close out the regular season. Soza also rushed for 98 yards and another score.

Shaun Rutherford threw for 324 yards and a two touchdowns on 31-of-42 passing but was sacked five times for Texas State (3-8, 1-4) which has lost five straight. Rutherford also had a team-high 42 yards rushing and a touchdown on the ground. Isaiah Battle brought in seven passes for 119 yards and a touchdown to lead 10 different receivers that caught passes.

UTSA led 10-0 midway through the first quarter on a 35-yard field goal from Sean Ianno and a 79-yard punt return from Kenny Harrison.

Texas State cut into that lead with a 57-yard touchdown pass from Rutherford to Battle.

A 29-yard touchdown pass from Soza to Cole Hubble put the Roadrunners up 17-7.

Rutherford scored on a two-yard run late in the first quarter to once again bring the Bobcats to within three points.

On the next possession, Soza led the Roadrunners 75-yards in just over two minutes and threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Bias to give the Roadrunners a 24-14 lead at intermission.

Soza then scored on a two-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter to pull the Roadrunners even further ahead.

A 23-yard field goal from Will Johnson and a six-yard touchdown run from Terrence Franks got Texas State to within a score, 31-24, going into the fourth quarter.

UTSA got a 34-yard touchdown pass from Soza to Jeremiah Moeller and once again held a double-digit lead, 38-24.

Texas State cut into that lead with a 15-yard touchdown pass from Rutherford to Brandon Smith with 1:40 remaining. However the Bobcats were unable to score on a final drive as UTSA held on for the win.

UTSa had a 499-392 advantage in total yards including a 299-68 edge in rushing yards.

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