Gameday Blog Archived - Houston at Marshall

    Nov. 17, 2012

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     Date  Nov. 17
     Kickoff  11 p.m. CST
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     Notes  Game Notes
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    Wilson, 19-yard TD catch 7-0
    Haig, 23-yard FG 10-0
    Shuler, 5-yard TD catch 17-0
    Ros, 4-yard TD catch 17-7
    Allen, 46-yard TD catch 24-7
    Hogan, 32-yard FG 24-10
    Grooms, 69-yard TD run 31-10
    Maxwell, 4-yard TD catch 31-17
    Kato, 5-yard TD run 38-17
    Ros, 19-yard TD catch 38-24
    Maxwell, 58-yard TD catch 38-31
    Greenberry, 7-yard TD catch 38-38
    Haig, 26-yard FG 41-38
    Hogan, 28-yard FG 41-41
    Haig, 45-yard FG 44-41

    3:45 p.m.
    Marshall takes the win 44-41 on a 45-yard field goal. Tough game but great effort by your Houston Cougars.

    3:22 p.m.
    Matt Hogan ties up the game with a 28-yard field goal.

    3:14 p.m.
    Houston picks up a fourth-down conversion to Dewayne Peace. 4-for-4 on fourth-down.

    3:12 p.m.
    Ryan Jackson with the big return, gives Houston the ball at midfield.

    3:10 p.m.
    Defense holds Marshall to a 26-yard field goal.

    3:00 p.m.
    Offense picks up a first down on third with a personal foul and then Crawford finds Greenberry for a touchdown to tie up the game.

    Houston has outscored Marshall 28-7 in the second drive.

    2:49 p.m.
    Xavier Maxwell takes a middle-receiver screen 58 yards to the house for his second TD of the game.

    Houston has scored on three straight drives - last two drives have taken a combined 39 seconds.

    Crawford Jones set a career high with his fourth touchdown pass.

    2:41 p.m.
    Today's attendance is 18,831.

    2:41 p.m.
    Defense holds Marshall to a punt and Houston gets the ball on their own 30 when the fourth quarter begins.

    2:37 p.m.
    Onside kick attempt, great job by Richie to get the bounce but Marshall recovers.

    2:35 p.m.
    Only takes one - Houston scores on the next snap as Crawford finds Shane Ros on the slant. Second touchdown for Ros.

    2:34 p.m.
    Aaron Johnson received the kick off and threw it across field to Kenneth Farrow - Farrow for a 61-yard return.

    2:18 p.m.
    Crawford finds Xavier Maxwell in the back of the end zone for a score for Maxwell's first career touchdown catch..

    2:15 p.m.
    Greenberry and Crawford work some magic on fourth down to pick up the conversion. Houston 3-for-3 on fourth today.

    2:14 p.m.
    Cougars marched down to the 22 yard line and facing 4th-and-1. Ralph Oragwu injured on the third down play. DeAnthony Sims moves over to RF, Forsch in at RG.

    2:09 p.m.
    Adrian McDonald picks off a pass from the Houston six and returns it 33 yards for his second interception of the year.

    1:35 p.m.
    First half stats:

    1:31 p.m.
    Marshall hits a 65-yard backwards pass for a touchdown on a scramble/broken play.

    1:23 p.m.
    Hogan connects on a 32-yard field goal with 1:55 left in the first half.

    1:23 p.m.
    Houston converts their second fourth down attempt of the game. Ball on the Marshall 15 as the Herd takes their second time out.

    1:10 p.m.
    Houston answers the Marshall scoring drive with a 59-yard kick return by Ryan Jackson, career long for the freshman. Lost his shoe on the run back or could've had a few more yards.

    1:09 p.m.
    Houston goes for it on fourth down from the Marshall four and scores a touchdown. Crawford rolled right and found Ros open in the back corner. Caps a 10-play 70-yard drive. Big plays by Deontay Greenberry (35-yard catch) and a 17-yard run by Ryan Jackson give helped give Houston their best drive of the game.

    1:05 p.m.
    Marshall adds their second touchdown of the first half to extend the lead 17-0.

    12:53 p.m.
    Zach McMillian with a great interception, picks off a pass that the receiver bobbled.

    12:47 p.m.
    End of the first quarter - Marshall with the ball on their own 14.

    12:44 p.m.
    All three linebackers have a sack in the first quarter...Back-to-back three and outs by the Marshall offense.

    12:38 p.m.
    Houston unveils the wildcat for the first time this year with Shane Ros, former Cinco Ranch HS quarterback, taking the snap and gains three yards.

    12:29 p.m.
    After three-and-out by Houston, Marshall kicks a 23-yard field goal. Seven-play drive covering 42 yards and 2:00 time.

    12:10 p.m.
    Marshall scores on the opening drive despite a sack by Phillip Steward and Derrick Mathews on the drive.

    12:10 p.m.
    Houston defense starts out in a 3-3-5 formation with Adrian McDonald as the nickleback making his second start of the year.

    12:05 p.m.
    Marshall wins the toss and elects to receive the kick. 16 games in a row that Marshall has started with the ball, longest streak in the nation. Houston defends the south goal, winds mild between 5-10 MPH.

    11:45 a.m.
    Crawford Jones will be making his first start at quarterback today.

    11:15 a.m.
    Charles Sims is a game-time decision for today's game. Missed the last game vs. Tulsa and second half at ECU.

    10: 15 a.m.
    Live from the press box

    10 a.m.
    Panoramic view of Joan C. Edwards Stadium - capacity 38,000.



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