Contained in the Boxscores is a weekly function from Matt Fargo that has been widely known as one of the best summation in faculty soccer. He takes an in-depth take a look at every sport and pulls out probably the most pertinent info that can enable you handicap video games sooner or later. Faculty soccer is stuffed with quirky performs, deceptive scores and shock endings. Fargo takes you contained in the motion.
Southern Miss 19 U-C-F 14
Central Florida outgained the Golden Eagles 325-273 however turnovers have been the distinction. The Golden Knights fumbled on the Southern Mississippi one-yard line and likewise threw an interception at their very own one-yard line that was returned for a landing. Additionally they missed a 23-yard subject aim of their solely scoring probability within the first half. Southern Mississippi completed 3-14 on third down conversions.
B-Y-U 31 T-C-U 17
TCU really outgained the Cougars 437-393 however the Horned Frogs couldn’t execute within the first half and fell behind and could not recuperate. TCU’s first 4 drives totaled 194 yards however a fumble contained in the redzone and a missed subject aim killed two alternatives. Even worse, three of these 4 drives have been 10 performs or extra. BYU completed with simply 72 yards dashing on 34 carries (2.1 ypc).
(2) Auburn 24 SOUTH CAROLINA 17
The Tigers dodged an enormous bullet because the Gamecocks had an opportunity to tie this sport up however turned it over on downs on the five-yard line to finish the sport. Within the first half, South Carolina turned the ball over twice contained in the Auburn 30-yard line. The Gamecocks outyarded the Tigers 349-307 however going simply 1-4 contained in the redzone was the last word distinction. Auburn was held to 127 yards dashing on 35 carries (3.6 ypc).
(24) Rutgers 22 SOUTH FLORIDA 20
South Florida blocked a subject aim late within the fourth quarter organising a doable game-tying drive. The Bulls drove 66 yards to drag inside two factors with 15 second left however the two-point conversion was unsuccessful. South Florida had three turnovers and likewise missed a subject aim. Rutgers managed the clock by over 14 extra minutes due to 226 yards dashing on 45 carries (5.0 ypc).
(13) Tennessee 41 MEMPHIS 7
Tennessee racked up 566 yards of offense whereas holding the Tigers to simply 121 whole yards together with solely 42 yards dashing on 20 carries (2.1 ypc). Issues may have been even worse however the Volunteers fumbled as soon as at midfield early within the sport whereas turning it over on downs on the Tigers one-yard line. Memphis’ solely landing got here off a late Tennessee fumble that arrange a 21-yard, one-play drive.
PITTSBURGH 45 Toledo 3
Pittsburgh solely outgained the Rockets 374-230 however it used 4 Toledo turnovers to attain 21 factors. The Panthers jumped out forward 17-0 and solely had 55 yards of offense at that time. Not solely did the Rockets have 4 turnovers but additionally turned the ball over on downs 3 times, giving the Panthers a mean beginning subject place of their very own 39-yard line. Toledo threw for under 106 yards.
Virginia 37 DUKE 0
Virginia managed solely 253 yards of offense however the protection held the Blue Devils to 100 yards and simply eight first downs. Duke had a blocked punt and fumbled a snap on fourth down that arrange two straightforward scores. The Cavaliers scored 31 factors on Blue Devils miscues as Duke completed with 5 turnovers. Duke crossed midfield solely as soon as and had only one possession that was greater than 15 yards.
Navy 41 CONNECTICUT 17
Navy racked up 605 yards of offense together with 464 yards dashing on 56 carries (8.3 ypc). The Huskies pulled to inside 10 factors late within the third quarter however they might mange solely 61 whole yards within the ultimate interval, committing one fumble and turning it over on downs twice. Three of the Midshipmen’s touchdowns have been 52 or extra yards and all three of these occurred on the opening play of every drive.
Illinois 23 MICHIGAN STATE 20
Illinois received its second convention sport in its final 26 tries because it drove 58 yards to arrange the sport profitable subject aim with simply six seconds left. The Illini outgained Michigan St. 390-259 however the Spartans returned an interception for a landing and scored its ultimate landing due to a video replay that reversed a fumble. Michigan St. opened the sport by fumbling on the Illinois two-yard line on its first possession.
Wisconsin 52 INDIANA 17
The Badgers tallied 539 yards of offense and constructed a 52-0 lead earlier than the Hoosiers obtained most of their offense going. Indiana completed with 280 whole yards however 167 of these got here within the ultimate quarter. Wisconsin punted on its opening drive however then scored on eight of its subsequent 9 possessions, with a missed subject aim being the one exception. The Badgers have been 4-8 on third down and an ideal 7-7 contained in the redzone.
(9) L-S-U 48 Mississippi State 17
LSU outgained the Bulldogs 446-226 whereas leaping out to an early 35-0 lead and put it on cruise the remainder of the best way. The Tigers scored landing on their first 5 drives however had bother executing on its subsequent 4 possessions they usually gained simply 52 yards and threw an interception that was returned for a landing. LSU completed 7-9 on third down conversions whereas the Bulldogs went 2-11.
(23) MISSOURI 28 Colorado 13
Colorado outgained the Tigers 373-353 however the issue got here right down to 4th down executions. The Buffaloes went 0-5 on fourth down conversions that included two failed makes an attempt contained in the redzone. Missouri was in a position to transfer the ball at will in its first two possessions however the offense faltered considerably after that regardless of going 11-18 on third down conversions.
SYRACUSE 40 Wyoming 34
The Cowboys outgained Syracuse 512-275 however that they had 4 turnovers, three of which occurred deep inside their very own territory. Additionally they missed two subject targets and had one other turnover on the Orange 30-yard line. Of Syracuse’s 5 scoring drives in regulation, solely two have been greater than 21 yards whereas a fourth was 44 yards. Wyoming missed a fourth down conversion in additional time giving the ball over to Syracuse.
Bowling Inexperienced 21 OHIO U 9
Bowling Inexperienced outgained the Bobcats by simply 14 whole yards however Ohio turned the ball over twice contained in the Falcons 34-yard line, threw an interception at its personal 31-yard line and missed a subject aim on its opening possession. The Falcons held Ohio to 54 yards dashing on 32 carries (1.7 ypc) and likewise had 4 sacks that minimize into that whole. Bowling Inexperienced completed with simply 108 yards passing.
AIR FORCE 24 New Mexico 7
New Mexico held the Falcons to 281 yards whereas the offense put up 273 yards however it misplaced the turnover battle 3-1 and people three turnovers resulted in two touchdowns for Air Power. The Lobos additionally turned the ball over on downs in their very own territory that led to a subject aim. Air Power has only one drive of greater than 45 yards whereas New Mexico completed with 41 yards dashing on 31 carries (1.3 ypc).
KENT STATE 37 Akron 15
Kent St. jumped out to a 30-7 lead early within the third quarter and cruised the remainder of the best way. The Golden Flashes ought to have been up much more however fumbled on the Akron five-yard line on their opening drive after which had a 22-yard subject aim blocked on its subsequent possession. Kent St. completed with 461 whole yards whereas Akron turned the ball over 3 times previous midfield and had solely 73 yards dashing on 23 carries (3.2 ypc).
(12) NOTRE DAME 35 Purdue 21
Notre Dame was outgained 490-454 however the Boilermakers missed a subject aim, fumbled on the Irish 34-yard line and turned the ball over on downs 3 times, all in Notre Dame territory. The Irish scored touchdowns on 4 of their first 5 possessions and mainly put it in impartial after scoring their ultimate landing early within the third quarter. Notre Dame managed the clock for over 16 extra minutes.
(20) Boise State 36 UTAH 3
After the primary quarter, the sport was knotted at three apiece earlier than the Broncos took management and scored the ultimate 33 factors. Boise St. scored 17 factors off turnovers because the Utes threw 4 interceptions. As soon as the Broncos went up 17-3, Utah managed a complete of 44 yards over its final eight possessions. Utah was held to simply 51 yards via the air and completed with a 3.2 ypp common.
Idaho 41 UTAH STATE 21
Utah St. jumped out to a 14-0 lead however the Vandals responded with 41 unanswered factors to drag away. Idaho outgained the Aggies by solely 11 whole yards however had an interception return and a fumble restoration that each went for touchdowns after Utah St. was driving. The Aggies have been contained in the Vandals 38-yard line on 4 of six possessions between the 2nd and 4th quarters however managed no factors.
PENN STATE 33 Northwestern 7
Penn St. racked up 528 yards of offense however have been compelled to kick 4 subject targets. The Nittany Lions have been contained in the Wildcats 17-yard line on their first 4 possessions however got here away with solely three subject targets after fumbling on their first possession. Of Northwestern’s 238 whole yards, 108 of these got here within the fourth quarter. Its solely landing got here on a brief drive off a turnover.
Texas Tech 31 TEXAS A&M 27
Texas Tech outgained the Aggies 433-353 however it wanted a landing with 26 seconds remaining to drag out the victory. Texas A&M broke a tie with a subject aim with 2:12 remaining earlier than the Pink Raiders drove 80 yards for the profitable rating. The Aggies rushed for 250 yards on 47 carries (5.3 ypc) and thus managed over 14 extra minutes of the clock. Texas Tech was simply 1-7 on third down conversions.
(11) Oregon 48 ARIZONA STATE 13
Oregon outgained the Solar Devils 574-175 whereas leaping out to a 31-3 lead and by no means regarded again. The Geese have been inside Arizona St. territory on all however three possessions as they racked up 28 first downs and rushed for 315 yards on 40 carries (7.9 ypc). The Solar Devils handed for an unbelievable 33 yards as they have been sacked six instances. They completed the sport solely 1-13 on third down conversions.
CINCINNATI 24 Miami-Ohio 10
Cincinnati outgained the RedHawks 296-226 and left the door huge open for Miami. The Bearcats have been up 17-3 earlier than permitting an 80-yard punt return for a rating however sealed it with an early 4th quarter rating. Cincinnati mustered solely 81 whole yards within the second half and Miami was in a position to get contained in the Bearcats 40-yard line on its final three possessions however two interceptions and a turnover on downs left it with nothing.
(18) Georgia Tech 38 (21) VIRGINIA TECH 27
Virginia Tech really outgained the Yellow Jackets 381-325 however two turnovers ended up being the distinction. Georgia Tech had an 11-point lead heading into the second half earlier than returning two fumbles for touchdowns that broke the sport open. The Hokies scored two meaningless touchdowns within the fourth quarter after which ended the sport on the Yellow Jackets two-yard line. Virginia Tech had 42 yards dashing on 27 carries (1.6 ypc).
(5) FLORIDA 28 Alabama 13
Florida rallied kind an early 10-0 deficit and pulled away late by scoring the ultimate 14 factors of the sport. The Tide returned a fumble for a landing to take that early lead and the Gators returned the favor by returning an interception 70 yards for the ultimate landing after Alabama was seeking to tie the sport. Florida’s final two scores got here off turnovers because it outgained the Tide by simply seven whole yards.