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Ohio edges North Texas 27-21 with 4th-quarter FGs


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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jovon Johnson scored on an interception return and Matt Green kicked two fourth-quarter field goals as Miami edged North Texas 27-21 Saturday night.

Tyler Tettleton threw two touchdown passes for Ohio (1-1) and Derek Thompson had two for North Texas (1-1).

After Tettleton connected with Chase Cochran and Ryan Boykin for scores of 75 and 10 yards, respectively, Johnson went 42 yards with his pick to put the Bobcats up 21-7 at halftime.

Thompson hit Carlos Harris for a score from 31 yards out late in the third quarter and another to Darnell Smith for 6 early in the fourth to tie the game.

The Bobcats responded with a 55-yard drive that ended with Green's 38-yard field goal with 8:08 remaining. The defense then forced a three-and-out and Ohio ran the clock down to 1:23 when Green connected for 22 yards.

Xavier Hughes picked off Thompson to seal the win.

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Scoring Summary
OHIOChase Cochran 75 yd pass from Tyler Tettleton (Matt Green kick)
NTEXASAntoinne Jimmerson 3 yd run (Zach Paul kick)
OHIORyan Boykin 10 yd pass from Tyler Tettleton (Grant Venham kick)
OHIOJovon Johnson 42 yd interception return (Matt Green kick)
NTEXASCarlos Harris 31 yd pass from Derek Thompson (Zach Paul kick)
NTEXASDarnell Smith 6 yd pass from Derek Thompson (Zach Paul kick)
OHIOMatt Green 38 yd FG
OHIOMatt Green 22 yd FG
 
Team Stats
 NTEXASOHIO
First Downs1420
Third Down Efficiency4-145-14
Fourth Down Efficiency2-20-1
Plays-Net Yards67-29970-442
Rushes-Yds38-10440-203
Passing Yds195239
Kick Return Yds9174
Punt Return Yds2736
Passes19-29-219-30-2
Punts7-2734-171
Fumbles-Lost2-21-1
Penalties-Yds8-6210-98
Time of Poss.30:429:56
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
NTEXAS: Antoinne Jimmerson 12-35, Brandin Byrd 10-27, Reggie Pegram 9-23, Derek Thompson 5-12, Carlos Harris 1-5, Brelan Chancellor 1-2
OHIO: Ryan Boykin 19-93, Beau Blankenship 14-83, Tyler Tettleton 3-17, Daz'mond Patterson 2-13, Team 2--3
PASSING
NTEXAS: Derek Thompson 19-29-195-2
OHIO: Tyler Tettleton 19-30-239-2
RECEIVING
NTEXAS: Darnell Smith 9-89, Carlos Harris 3-55, Brandin Byrd 3-3, Brelan Chancellor 1-33, Darvin Kidsy 1-7, Lynrick Pleasant 1-6, Antoinne Jimmerson 1-2
OHIO: Chase Cochran 6-103, Donte Foster 6-59, Matt Waters 2-32, Anthony Talbert 2-25, Ryan Boykin 2-13, Ian Dixon 1-7
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
North Texas1st Conference USA West0-00-0
Ohio1st Mid American East0-00-0