UTSA quarterback Frank Harris will have a different sidekick as he tries to help the Roadrunners defend their Conference USA championship.
Sincere McCormick set school records with 1,479 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns as UTSA won its first league title on its home field at the Alamodome.
Frisco Bowl: No. 24 UTSA (12-1) vs. San Diego State (11-2), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: UTSA by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe was named MVP of Conference USA on Wednesday after a vote of the 14 league coaches that also tabbed UTSA running back Sincere McCormick as offensive player of the year and Hilltoppers defensive end DeAngelo Malone as the top defender.
No. 24 UTSA (12-1, Conference USA) vs. San Diego State (11-2, Mountain West Conference), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UTSA entered the season with a huge chip on its shoulder and the Roadrunners set it down Friday night to hoist the Conference USA trophy.
Sincere McCormick rushed for 204 yards and three touchdowns and the UTSA Roadrunners escaped another prolific outing by Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe to beat the Hilltoppers 49-41 and claim their first C-USA championship at the Alamodome.
Southern Miss (1-8, 0-5 Conference USA) at No. 15 UTSA (9-0, 5-0, No. 23 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN+).
Line: UTSA by 33 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Frank Harris passed for 286 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two more scores to lead No. 16 UTSA to a 44-23 victory against UTEP on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl.
The Roadrunners (9-0, 4-0 C-USA) pushed their school-record win streak to nine games and are one of four undefeated FBS teams.
No. 16 UTSA (8-0, 4-0 C-USA) at UTEP (6-2, 3-1), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Line: UTSA by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Frank Harris threw two touchdown passes to Zakhari Franklin and No. 24 UTSA celebrated its first national ranking with a 45-16 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
Harris was 12 of 20 for 193 yards, with scoring passes of 75 and 10 yards to Franklin, to help the Roadrunners (8-0, 4-0 Conference USA) extend their school-record winning streak to eight games.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Trevor Hermanson and Corey Mayfield Jr. returned interceptions for touchdowns, UTSA allowed just 102 yards, and the Roadrunners rolled to a 45-0 homecoming victory over Rice on Saturday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Frank Harris threw for 349 yards and six touchdowns and hauled in a 23-yard touchdown pass himself as UTSA outlasted Western Kentucky 52-46 on Saturday night for the Roadrunners' school-record sixth straight win to start the season.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Frank Harris threw two touchdown passes and UTSA beat UNLV 24-17 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
UNLV couldn't convert on fourth-and-10 from the UTSA 36 with 39 seconds left to seal it for the Roadrunners (5-0).
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sincere McCormick scored his third touchdown on fourth-and-one to tie it, then set up Texas-San Antonio for the game-winning field goal with a 22-yard run and UTSA beat Memphis 31-28 on Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Frank Harris passed for 264 yards and Sincere McCormick rushed for 105 as UTSA defeated Middle Tennessee 27-13 on Saturday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Sincere McCormick rushed for two touchdowns to set a UTSA record, Josh Adkins passed for two scores and the Roadrunners rolled to a 54-0 win over Lamar on Saturday night, the first shutout in program history.