SAN MARCOS, Texas – Cameron Ward threw for 376 yards and four touchdowns and Incarnate Word beat Texas State 42-34 on Saturday.
In a game featuring seven lead changes, Ward threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Darion Chafin with 7:07 left to play for a 35-31 lead and Incarnate Word led the rest of the way.
The Cardinals (2-1) used a seven-play, 30-yard drive that lasted 2:19. Incarnate Word's defense set the table for a short field recovering a Texas State fumble on the Bobcats' (1-2) prior drive.
Robert Ferrel amassed 132 receiving yards on 10 receptions with two touchdowns, and Taylor Grimes caught 11 passes for 113 yards and a score for Incarnate Word.
Brady McBride threw for 278 yards with two touchdowns both going to Marcel Barbee for Texas State. Jahmyl Jeter ran for two touchdowns for the Bobcats.
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