Contained in the Boxscores Week 2 Half 2

Contained in the Boxscores Week 2 Half 2

Contained in the Boxscores is a weekly characteristic from Matt Fargo that has been widely known as the perfect summation in faculty soccer. He takes an in-depth take a look at every recreation and pulls out probably the most pertinent info that may aid you handicap video games sooner or later. Faculty soccer is full of quirky performs, deceptive scores and shock endings. Fargo takes you contained in the motion.

(9) FLORIDA STATE 24 Troy 17

The Seminoles offense struggled but once more, producing simply 381 whole yards but it surely was the dashing recreation that was very disappointing. Florida St. rushed for simply 45 yards on 28 carries (1.6 ypc). Troy truly led this recreation by a landing early within the fourth quarter earlier than the Seminoles tied the sport after which took the lead following an interception. The Trojans rushed for simply 24 yards on 14 carries (1.7 ypc).

MARYLAND 24 Center Tennessee 10

Center Tennessee outgained the Terrapins 321-274 however the Blue Raiders couldn’t execute when wanted. They dedicated three turnovers whereas additionally turning the ball over on downs twice. Maryland had its share of errors as effectively together with two missed subject targets. Center Tennessee dominated the time of possession however the Terrapins dominated subject place as their common begin was at their very own 42-yard line.

SAN JOSE ST 35 Stanford 34

San Jose St. overcame a 20-point deficit by scoring the ultimate 21 factors to drag off the inconceivable victory. After scoring the go forward landing halfway by way of the third quarter, the Spartans protection got here up large with two turnovers and two compelled punts. All three of Stanford’s turnovers occurred in Spartans territory and all got here within the second half. San Jose St. rushed for 342 yards on 49 carries (7.0 ypc).

Indiana 24 BALL STATE 23

Ball St. blew a 16-point halftime lead because the offense utterly shut down after the break. The Cardinals had simply 110 yards of offense within the second half and a missed subject purpose turned out to be the distinction. Indiana scored touchdowns on its first two drives of the second half after which hit the game-winning subject purpose early within the fourth quarter. The Hoosiers held Ball St. to 41 yards dashing on 22 carries (1.9 ypc).

(6) L-S-U 45 Arizona 3

LSU dominated from the beginning, outgaining the Wildcats 461-152 whereas Arizona did not get on the board till its ultimate drive of the sport. The Tigers bought into Arizona territory on 10 of its 11 drives and the rating may have been worse as LSU dedicated three turnovers on three consecutive drives. The Wildcats crossed midfield solely as soon as within the first half and completed with simply 38 whole yards.

ARKANSAS 20 Utah State 0

Arkansas tallied 457 yards of offense together with 279 yards dashing on 38 carries (7.3 ypc). The Razorbacks had two drives that totaled 159 yards the place no factors have been scored due to a fumble and a missed subject purpose. Utah St. punted on its first 10 possessions of the sport and ended up turning the ball over on downs on the Arkansas seven-yard line on its ultimate drive. The Aggies common beginning subject place was their very own 18-yard line.

(21) CALIFORNIA 42 Minnesota 17

Minnesota drove 71 yards on its first possession to take an early lead however then California took over. The Golden Bears outgained the Gophers 522-281 the remainder of the best way and the one different landing allowed was on a kickoff return. Following that, California broke open the tie recreation by outscoring Minnesota 28-3. California dominated the time of possession and went 10-15 on third and fourth down conversions.

HOUSTON 45 Tulane 7

Houston outgained Tulane 621-224 and dominated the dashing recreation by gaining 244 yards on 35 carries (7.0 ypc) whereas holding the Inexperienced Wave to 55 yards on 23 carries (2.4 ypc). The Cougars turned the ball over twice inside Tulane territory whereas additionally turning the ball over on downs twice. The Inexperienced Wave managed to realize solely 84 whole yards on their ultimate 9 possessions.


The Cyclones outgained UNLV 340-292 however the Rebels missed alternatives to drag out the victory. UNLV missed a 23-yard subject purpose late within the third quarter after which had an opportunity to win the sport by placing collectively a 16-play 69-yard drive however fell brief as time expired. A accomplished cross was dominated out of the endzone on the ultimate play of the sport. The Rebels completed with simply 74 yards dashing on 31 carries (2.4 ypc).

KANSAS 21 UL-Monroe 19

The Warhawks outgained Kansas 466-377 and a missed two-point conversion was the final word distinction. After La-Monroe pulled to inside two factors late within the fourth quarter, the Jayhawks have been capable of run out the clock and never give the ball again. Kansas held the Warhawks to 51 yards on 23 carries (2.2 ypc) however did enable 377 yards by way of the air. All three of Kansas’ landing drives have been 80 yards.


North Texas solely outgained SMU by 43 yards because the Imply Inexperienced bought the scoring began by blocking a punt for a landing. The Mustangs have been capable of put collectively some respectable drives however bought contained in the redzone solely as soon as. North Texas used ball management to maintain the ball away from SMU because it received the TOP battle by over 17 minutes. A Mustang fumble late within the fourth quarter arrange North Texas’ final landing that put the sport away.

(13) TENNESSEE 31 Air Drive 30

Air Drive practically pulled off the upset however a failed two-point conversion price it the win. The Falcons have been down by two touchdowns late within the fourth quarter however they drove 78 yards to drag inside seven after which recovered the onsides kick. It solely took them one other minute to tack on the ultimate rating. Air Drive completed with 281 yards dashing on 51 carries (5.5 ypc) whereas Tennessee had simply 79 yards on 32 carries (2.5 ypc).

TEXAS A&M 51 UL Lafayette 7

The Aggies outgained La-Lafayette 496-171 whereas having a 26-10 first down benefit. Texas A&M was contained in the Cajuns redzone on its first 9 possessions and scored eight instances, a 32-yard missed subject purpose being the one exception. La-Lafayette crossed midfield solely twice and it completed with simply 17 yards by way of the air on 2-12 passing. The Aggies ended 10-15 on third and fourth down conversions.

WESTERN MICH 31 Toledo 10

Toledo truly outgained the Broncos 306-261 however the Rockets have been harm by 4 turnovers that led to 14 factors. A type of touchdowns for Western Michigan was a 92-yard interception return which turned a three-point potential Toledo lead into an 11-point deficit. The Rockets had three turnovers on their ultimate 4 drives. The Broncos held Toledo to 88 dashing yards on 32 carries (2.8 ypc).

U-A-B 17 East Carolina 12

The Pirates practically had this recreation received however a fumble on the Blazers five-yard line with 1:12 remaining price them the victory. East Carolina outgained UAB 376-323 however that fumble together with an interception in Blazers territory and two brief subject targets have been the distinction. 10 of UAB’s factors got here off turnovers however the Blazers additionally shot themselves within the foot with two fumbles contained in the East Carolina seven-yard line.

SOUTH FLORIDA 21 Florida Worldwide 20

Florida Worldwide stored this one shut with protection and particular groups because it scored touchdowns on a punt return and an interception return. The Golden Panthers had a 13-point lead however the Bulls scored the ultimate two touchdowns with the final one arrange by a fumble restoration. Florida Worldwide bought the ball again however was unable to maneuver. A missed additional level on the primary Golden Panthers rating was the distinction.

Oklahoma State 35 ARKANSAS STATE 7

Oklahoma St. held the Indians to solely 188 whole yards and stored their offense out of the endzone. Arkansas St.’s solely rating got here on a 51-yard interception return for the primary rating of the sport. After going scoreless within the first quarter, the Cowboys scored touchdowns on their subsequent 4 possessions to place the sport away. Arkansas St. had solely 78 yards by way of the air on 7-19 passing.

KANSAS STATE 45 Florida Atlantic 0

Kansas St. solely had 346 yards of offense but it surely opened the sport by returning the opening kickoff for a landing. Three of the Wildcats six scoring drives have been 27 yards or much less whereas 17 of their factors got here off of failed 4th down conversions by the Owls. Florida Atlantic completed with simply 200 whole yards together with 59 yards dashing on 42 carries (1.4 ypc). The Owls received the TOP battle by 11 minutes but in addition dedicated 12 penalties.

(10) Georgia 18 SOUTH CAROLINA 0

The Bulldogs outgained South Carolina 387-255 and held the Gamecocks to only 35 yards dashing on 22 carries (1.6 ypc). South Carolina had loads of probabilities but it surely fumbled the ball 3 times within the second half together with one on the Georgia one-yard line. The Gamecocks additionally turned the ball over on downs on the Bulldogs two-yard line within the fourth quarter. Each groups have been 4-11 on third down conversions.

New Mexico 34 NEW MEXICO ST 28

New Mexico St. outgained the Lobos 532-426 however the Aggies dedicated 5 turnovers, 4 of which occurred in New Mexico territory. 20 of the Lobos 34 factors have been off turnovers and whereas the Aggies have been in New Mexico territory on 9 possessions, they walked away with solely 4 scores. New Mexico St. handed for 472 yards however was held to only 60 yards dashing on 30 carries (2.0 ypc).

(1) Ohio State 24 (8) TEXAS 7

Ohio St. outgained the Longhorns by simply 22 whole yards however turnovers have been the distinction. A 14-point swing went the Buckeyes means once they recovered a fumble on the two-yard line after which drove 50 yards for a landing. Texas additionally threw an interception deep in its personal territory that arrange a subject purpose. Texas had 211 whole yards within the first half however simply 115 yards after the break.

(24) Texas Tech 38 TEXAS-EL PASO 35

The offenses dominated the sport as UTEP gained 495 yards whereas the Crimson Raiders put up 479 yards. Texas Tech missed two fourth quarter subject targets and the Miners took benefit of the second with a recreation tying landing with 1:04 remaining. Following an interception in additional time, the Crimson Raiders kicked a 49-yard subject purpose to drag out the win. The groups mixed for 751 yards by way of the air.

(22) ARIZONA STATE 52 Nevada 21

Arizona St. outgained the Wolf Pack 486-306 and the protection compelled 4 turnovers, three of which occurred in Nevada territory. 5 of the Solar Devils landing drives lined at the least 73 yards. After the Wolf Pack tied the sport within the second quarter by returning an interception for a landing, Arizona St. scored 24 straight factors within the quarter to drag away. Nevada completed simply 2-4 contained in the redzone.

(18) Oregon 31 FRESNO STATE 24

Oregon jumped out to a 14-3 lead within the fourth quarter however the Bulldogs battled again to tie the sport on two completely different events earlier than the Geese scored the profitable landing with 4:55 remaining on a faux subject purpose. Fresno St. dominated the time of possession because of 206 yards dashing on 41 carries (5.0 ypc). The Geese had a subject purpose blocked however recovered after which scored a landing to take a 24-17 lead.

U-C-L-A 26 Rice 16

UCLA outgained the Owls 401-184 and held Rice to only 53 yards dashing on 31 carries (1.7 ypc). The rating may have been rather a lot worse however the Bruins have been compelled to kick 4 subject targets whereas additionally committing 4 turnovers. UCLA wasn’t compelled to punt till its ultimate possession because it racked up 26 first downs and received the TOP battle by 10 minutes. The Owls went simply 2-13 on third down conversions.

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