UTSA 6-0 after outgunning Western Kentucky, 52-46

UTSA takes the field at the Alamodome prior to defeating UNLV 24-17 on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (Adam B. Higgins, KSAT)

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – 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.

Harris threw three touchdown passes to De'Corian Clark, the third on a 43-yard hook-up to give UTSA (6-0, 2-0 Conference USA) a 52-43 lead with 6:39 left.

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Harris found Clark with the game's first score less than a minute into the game, capping a three-play, 75-yard drive with a 30-yard touchdown.

Joshua Cephus tossed a touchdown pass to Harris in the second quarter, then caught a three-yard toss for a score in the third.

Harris finished 28-of-38 passing with an interception. Sincere McCormick carried 23 times for 120 yards while Clark pulled in seven passes for 160 yards. Cephus had eight catches for 83 yards and a score.

Bailey Zappe completed 38 of 60 pass attempts for 523 yards and five touchdowns for the Hilltoppers (1-4, 0-1), but was picked off by Clarence Hicks with 3:21 remaining to end a comeback attempt.


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