Live Score: Houston looks to end losing streak vs. USF
Follow along with our live scoring updates as the game progresses:
Final: Houston 56, USF 21
Houston quarterback Clayton Tune finishes with five offensive touchdowns and 120 yards on the ground for UH as the Cougars snapped a two-game losing streak.
USF quarterback Jordan McCloud finished with 180 passing yards and a passing touchdown.
Fourth Quarter (5:15): Houston 56, USF 21
USF’s Omarion Dollison fumbled on the kickoff return, which Houston recovered and set up the offense at the 13-yard line.
James Fullbright III carried the ball on the first play and punched it in for the touchdown.
Fourth Quarter (5:35): Houston 49, USF 21
The 5-foot-8-inch junior running back, Chandler Smith, has had an impressive game for Houston. He had a 24-yard rush that set up the six-yard touchdown catch by Christian Trahan.
Fourth Quarter (10:22): Houston 42, USF 21
Houston quarterback Clayton Tune gets his first blemish of the night by throwing an interception on a pass that was intended for Keith Corbin.
USF junior defensive back Bentlee Sanders return the pick for a touchdown.
Fourth Quarter (11:50) Houston 42, USF 14
Houston got USF in a fourth and goal situation with the ball at UH’s 12-yard line, but a pass interference call on D.J. Small provided a new set of downs for the Bulls, which they did not let go to waste.
A two-yard pass from Jordan McCloud to freshman wide receiver Omarion Dollison gave USF its second score of the game.
Third Quarter (3:37): Houston 42, USF 7
USF finally gets the goose egg off the board. The Bulls were quickly able to get back into a goal-to-go situation after turning it over on the last possession, and this time were able to convert it into points.
Redshirt freshman running back Leonard Parker scored on a two-yard rush.
Third Quarter (6:07): Houston 42, USF 0
It looked like the Bulls were on the verge of scoring their first points of the game when quarterback Jordan McCloud got hit hard as he looked towards the end zone, which caused the ball to fly into the hands of UH senior Derek Parish.
Parish then took it the distance and returned the fumble 85 yards for the touchdown.
Third Quarter (13:51): Houston 35, USF 0
The Cougars continue to pour it on the Bulls. After forcing USF to punt again, UH junior cornerback and special teams player Marcus Jones returned it 72 yards for the touchdown.
Second Quarter (7:16): Houston 28, USF 0
Clayton Tune hit a wide-open Keith Corbin for the 33-yard touchdown pass as he stood in the pocket and delivered a perfect pass.
Second Quarter (10:06): Houston 21, USF 0
Quarterback Clayton Tune continues to run all over the Bulls’ defense. He now has 86 yards on the ground and scored two rushing touchdowns.
The latest was a 13-yard run that capped off a six-play drive. It is his first multiple rushing touchdown game of his career.
First Quarter (2:05): Houston 14, USF 0
Houston is gashing the USF defense with its rushing attack. UH is already at 131 rushing yards.
Quarterback Clayton Tune capped off the drive with a 26-yard run on another keeper. He had three different rushes that went over 15b yards on the drive.
First Quarter (14:04): Houston 7, USF 0
Houston started the game off with a strong script. Two designed carries to jump out the gate led to a 26-yard gain by senior running back Mulbah Car and then a 21-yard carry by junior quarterback Clayton Tune.
On the third play of the game, Tune hit junior receiver Bryson Smith for a 28-yard touchdown catch.