Contained in the Boxscores Week 5 Half 1

Contained in the Boxscores is a weekly characteristic from Matt Fargo that has been well known as the perfect summation in faculty soccer. He takes an in-depth have a look at every recreation and pulls out essentially the most pertinent info that may assist you to handicap video games sooner or later. School 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 had 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 purpose of their solely scoring likelihood 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 purpose killed two alternatives. Even worse, three of these 4 drives had been 10 performs or extra. BYU completed with simply 72 yards speeding 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 recreation 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 final word distinction. Auburn was held to 127 yards speeding on 35 carries (3.6 ypc).

(24) Rutgers 22 SOUTH FLORIDA 20

South Florida blocked a subject purpose late within the fourth quarter establishing a attainable game-tying drive. The Bulls drove 66 yards to tug inside two factors with 15 second left however the two-point conversion was unsuccessful. South Florida had three turnovers and likewise missed a subject purpose. Rutgers managed the clock by over 14 extra minutes because of 226 yards speeding on 45 carries (5.0 ypc).

(13) Tennessee 41 MEMPHIS 7

Tennessee racked up 566 yards of offense whereas holding the Tigers to only 121 complete yards together with solely 42 yards speeding on 20 carries (2.1 ypc). Issues may have been even worse however the Volunteers fumbled as soon as at midfield early within the recreation 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 but it surely 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 in addition turned the ball over on downs thrice, giving the Panthers a median beginning subject place of their very own 39-yard line. Toledo threw for less than 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 simple 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 racked up 605 yards of offense together with 464 yards speeding on 56 carries (8.3 ypc). The Huskies pulled to inside 10 factors late within the third quarter however they might mange solely 61 complete yards within the ultimate interval, committing one fumble and turning it over on downs twice. Three of the Midshipmen’s touchdowns had 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 recreation in its final 26 tries because it drove 58 yards to arrange the sport profitable subject purpose 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 because of 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 received most of their offense going. Indiana completed with 280 complete 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 purpose being the one exception. The Badgers had 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 all the way 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 capable of 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 objectives and had one other turnover on the Orange 30-yard line. Of Syracuse’s 5 scoring drives in regulation, solely two had been greater than 21 yards whereas a fourth was 44 yards. Wyoming missed a fourth down conversion in extra time giving the ball over to Syracuse.

Bowling Inexperienced 21 OHIO U 9

Bowling Inexperienced outgained the Bobcats by simply 14 complete 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 purpose on its opening possession. The Falcons held Ohio to 54 yards speeding on 32 carries (1.7 ypc) and likewise had 4 sacks that reduce into that complete. 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 but it surely misplaced the turnover battle 3-1 and people three turnovers resulted in two touchdowns for Air Pressure. The Lobos additionally turned the ball over on downs in their very own territory that led to a subject purpose. Air Pressure has only one drive of greater than 45 yards whereas New Mexico completed with 41 yards speeding 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 purpose blocked on its subsequent possession. Kent St. completed with 461 complete yards whereas Akron turned the ball over thrice previous midfield and had solely 73 yards speeding on 23 carries (3.2 ypc).

(12) NOTRE DAME 35 Purdue 21

Notre Dame was outgained 490-454 however the Boilermakers missed a subject purpose, fumbled on the Irish 34-yard line and turned the ball over on downs thrice, all in Notre Dame territory. The Irish scored touchdowns on 4 of their first 5 possessions and principally 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 only 51 yards by means of 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 tug away. Idaho outgained the Aggies by solely 11 complete yards however had an interception return and a fumble restoration that each went for touchdowns after Utah St. was driving. The Aggies had 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 had been pressured to kick 4 subject objectives. The Nittany Lions had been contained in the Wildcats 17-yard line on their first 4 possessions however got here away with solely three subject objectives after fumbling on their first possession. Of Northwestern’s 238 complete 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 but it surely wanted a landing with 26 seconds remaining to tug out the victory. Texas A&M broke a tie with a subject purpose 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 appeared again. The Geese had 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 had been sacked six occasions. 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 large open for Miami. The Bearcats had 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 complete yards within the second half and Miami was capable of 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 speeding 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 trying to tie the sport. Florida’s final two scores got here off turnovers because it outgained the Tide by simply seven complete yards.