Utah State at UTSA

Utah St. 48, UTSA 17


SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Chuckie Keeton threw three touchdowns to lead Utah State to a 48-17 win over UTSA on Saturday afternoon.

Keeton was 27 of 36 for 340 yards. Utah State (7-2, 3-0 Western Athletic) was the first to score with a 2-yard pass from Keeton to Kellen Bartlett. Keeton later threw a 29-yard pass to Cameron Webb and a 16-yard pass to Joe Hill for touchdowns.

Nick Diaz had two field goals and Kerwynn Williams scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter. Williams and Hill each rushed for touchdowns in the third quarter.

Ryan Polite was 21 of 36 for 248 yards for the Roadrunners. Polite connected with Cole Hicks on a 23-yard pass for a touchdown for UTSA. But it was a 7-yard run by Evans Okotcha that gave UTSA (5-3, 1-2) its first touchdown of the afternoon.

Utah State is off to its best start since 1978.

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Scoring Summary
UTAHSTKellen Bartlett 2 yd pass from Chuckie Keeton (Nick Diaz kick)
TXSAKristian Stern 29 yd FG
UTAHSTNick Diaz 22 yd FG
UTAHSTKerwynn Williams 1 yd run (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTCameron Webb 29 yd pass from Chuckie Keeton (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTNick Diaz 24 yd FG
UTAHSTKerwynn Williams 1 yd run (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTJoe Hill 1 yd run (Nick Diaz kick)
TXSAEvans Okotcha 7 yd run (Kristian Stern kick)
UTAHSTJoe Hill 16 yd pass from Chuckie Keeton (Nick Diaz kick)
TXSACole Hicks 23 yd pass from Ryan Polite (Kristian Stern kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2313
Third Down Efficiency10-175-16
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-0
Plays-Net Yards79-52264-299
Passing Yds394248
Kick Return Yds87138
Punt Return Yds47-7
Time of Poss.32:4627:14
Individual Stats
UTAHST: Kerwynn Williams 13-90, Joe Hill 7-21, Kelvin Lee 9-19, Chuckie Keeton 6-1, Team 2--3
TXSA: Ryan Polite 10-19, David Glasco 5-10, Kam Jones 4-9, Evans Okotcha 6-8, Brandon Armstrong 3-5
UTAHST: Chuckie Keeton 27-36-340-1, Craig Harrison 5-6-54-0
TXSA: Ryan Polite 21-36-248-2
UTAHST: Cameron Webb 5-59, Kellen Bartlett 5-39, Bruce Natson 4-29, Kerwynn Williams 3-68, Joe Hill 3-65, Kelvin Lee 2-42, Matt Austin 2-21, Chuck Jacobs 2-20, Travis Van Leeuwen 2-16, Devonta Glover-Wright 2-15, Travis Reynolds 1-15, Keegan Andersen 1-5
TXSA: Earon Holmes 4-54, Cole Hubble 3-54, Kam Jones 3-20, Aaron Grubb 2-48, David Glasco 2-15, Evans Okotcha 2-9, Cole Hicks 1-23, Jeremiah Moeller 1-15, Brandon Armstrong 1-6, Marcellus Mack 1-4, Nate Shaw 1-0
Utah State6th Mountain West Mountain1-73-9
UTSA2nd Conference USA West5-36-7

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