Texas State tops Southern Mississippi 22-15
Tyler Arndt rushed for a 17-yard touchdown late in the fourth
quarter to rally Texas State past Southern Mississippi 22-15 on
The Bobcats jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the first half, but
gave up 12 unanswered points before Arndt led the decisive 75-yard
drive to take the lead with 2:54 remaining.
Texas State took advantage of six Southern Miss turnovers,
including four lost fumbles.
Southern Miss lost in the debut of coach Todd Monken. The Golden
Eagles have lost 13 straight games, dating back to a Hawaii Bowl
victory in 2011, which is the longest current losing streak in the
Football Bowl Subdivision.
Allan Bridgford threw for 377 yards for the Golden Eagles.
Texas State is playing its second season against a full FBS
schedule and is in its first season as a member of the Sun Belt
Conference. The Bobcats are coached by Dennis Franchione.