Recap: TX-San Antonio vs. FIU
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners forced a turnover to set up the game-winning field goal with under a minute to play, as they downed the FIU Panthers, 16-13, in a Conference USA clash at the Alamodome.
Austin Robinson completed 14-of-17 passes for 144 yards and added 64 rushing yards on 15 carries for UTSA (2-4, 1-1 C-USA). Blake Bogenshutz (4-of-9, 31 yards) also saw time under center.
For FIU (3-4, 2-1), Alex McGough threw for 141 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions on 11-of-25 passing. Alex Gardner rushed for 65 yards but he needed 27 attempts to get there.
After a scoreless first quarter, FIU got on the board first in the opening minute of the second on a 43-yard field goal by Austin Taylor.
The Panthers extended their lead with 3:24 to play before halftime when McGough hooked up with Jonnu Smith on a 15-yard scoring strike.
UTSA marched 74 yards in nine plays at the end of the half and capped off the possession with a 2-yard touchdown run by Jarveon Williams.
The Roadrunners knotted things up midway through the third quarter on a 42- yard field goal by Sean Ianno.
FIU finished off a 14-play, 60-yard drive with a 24-yard field goal by Taylor with 11:03 to play in the fourth to take a 13-10 lead.
UTSA tied the contest with under two minutes to play on a chip-shot field goal by Ianno from 27 yards out.
On the ensuing kickoff, FIU's Glenn Coleman fumbled the ball back to UTSA, which allowed Ianno to make the game-winning 39-yard field goal with 50 seconds left.
The teams combined for just 576 yards and each side lost three fumbles in the defensive struggle.Game Notes