McNeese St. 24, UTSA 21

BY foxsports • November 12, 2011

Andre Anderson rushed for a season-high 158 yards and McNeese State jumped out to an early lead and held on to beat Texas-San Antonio 24-21 in a nonconference game Saturday night.

The Cowboys (5-5) scored on a 30-yard field goal by Josh Lewis with 1 second left in the first quarter, then added scoring runs of 5 yards by Champlain Babin and 21 yards by Anderson to take a 17-0 lead.

A 1-yard score by Evans Okotcha with 39 seconds to go before halftime and Eric Soza's 7-yard pass to David Morgan made it 17-14 with 3:30 left in the third.

McNeese State answered with a 29-yard TD pass from Darius Carey to Josh Jordan with 4:35 remaining. The Roadrunners needed just 45 seconds to score again, but the Cowboys then ran all but 13 seconds off the clock.

McNeese State rushed for 251 yards while holding UTSA to 66.

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