Sam Houston St. 48, New Mexico 45, OT
Tim Flanders scored his fifth touchdown of the game in overtime
Saturday to help San Houston State defeat New Mexico 48-45.
New Mexico’s Deon Long, who returned the opening kickoff for a
touchdown, caught three touchdown passes, including the game-tying
score with 27 seconds remaining in regulation to cap an 80-yard
But the Bearkats (3-0) held UNM (0-4) to a field goal in
Flanders, who finished with a career-best 194 yards on 30
carries, took it over from four yards out for the win.
Long had nine receptions for 209 yards and his 378 all-purpose
yards set a school and Mountain West record.
The teams combined for 1,075 yards of offense.