South Alabama beats Texas-San Antonio 30-27 in 2OT

BY foxsports • October 8, 2011

Demetre Baker ran for 87 yards and two touchdowns, including the game winner in double overtime, to lift South Alabama to a 30-27 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday night.

Baker's first touchdown came in the third quarter to tie it at 17-all. The score remained tied there for the rest of regulation.

In the first overtime, Ellis Hill ran for a touchdown to put the Jaguars (3-2) up 24-17. But the Roadrunners (2-4) answered when Eric Soza found Kam Jones with a 30-yard touchdown pass to force double overtime.

In next period, Sean Ianno kicked a 43-yard field goal to put Texas-San Antonio ahead 27-24.

But Baker responded with a 25-yard run, his longest of the season, for a touchdown and the win.

Kendall Houston finished with 72 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Jaguars.

Soza led the game in passing with 263 yards and two touchdowns.

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