Recap: TX-San Antonio vs. North Texas
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Tucker Carter threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more, as the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners wrapped up their season with a 34-27 win over North Texas in Conference USA play inside the Alamodome.
Carter completed 18 of his 29 passes to 11 different receivers and finished with 277 yards through the air with no interceptions. David Glasco II carried 15 times for 99 yards and a TD for the Roadrunners (4-8, 3-5 C-USA).
Andrew McNulty threw for 287 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a score for the Mean Green (4-8, 2-6), who failed to win a road game in six tries this season. Jeffrey Wilson ran for 105 yards on 19 carries in the loss, while Carlos Harris had a game-high 10 catches for 131 yards.
The Roadrunners moved right down the field on their opening possession, and Carter found Marcellus Mack for a 24-yard scoring strike.
North Texas cut the margin to 7-6 early in the second quarter following a pair of field goals from Trevor Moore (40, 39 yards).
Carter then scored on a 2-yard run to make it a 14-6 game with 10:46 to play until halftime.
After a 29-yard field goal by Moore, UTSA went right back to work on its next series with a 47-yard run by Glasco and a 27-yard completion from Tucker to Brandon Armstrong. Those plays set up a 2-yard TD run by Glasco, although Sean Ianno missed the PAT as the Roadrunners led, 20-9.
Moore kicked another field goal, this time from 21 yards, in the final minute of the half to send the Mean Green into the locker room with a 20-12 deficit at intermission.
Carter stretched the margin to 27-12 on a 39-yard scoring strike to Kenny Bias at the 10:05 mark of the third quarter.
North Texas answered with a 31-yard TD pass from McNulty to Marcus Smith, which capped an 11-play, 87-yard drive.
The Mean Green continued to hang around in the fourth quarter. McNulty punctuated a 12-play, 71-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown plunge. McNulty then found Darius Terrell in the end zone for the two-point conversion to tie the score at 27-27 with 12:12 to play in regulation.
But UTSA's Armstrong ended the threat with a 21-yard touchdown scamper at the 4:18 mark. That score turned out to be the game-winner, as Mean Green punt returner Zac Whitfield would later lose a fumble near midfield with just under two minutes remaining.
UTSA finished with only a 452-437 edge in total offense for the game.Game Notes