UTSA at Arizona

Denker, Carey lead Arizona past UTSA 38-13

AP Sports Writer

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) B.J. Denker ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, leading Arizona past outmatched UTSA 38-13 Saturday night.

Denker, the senior who won the offseason competition to succeed Matt Scott at quarterback, had TD runs of 35 and 1 yards and threw 13 yards to Samajie Grant for another score.

Ka'Deem Carey carried 27 times for 128 yards, including touchdown runs of 4 and 7 yards. Denker had 10 rushes for 90 yards and completed 14 of 21 passes for 158 yards with no interceptions.

Arizona improved to 3-0 against a soft early schedule, beating Northern Arizona, UNLV and UTSA by a combined 131-26.

Eric Soza completed 30 of 46 passes for 277 yards with one interception for the Roadrunners (1-2). He also fumbled the ball away.

UTSA, formerly known best as Texas-San Antonio, is in just its third season of college football.

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Scoring Summary
TXSASean Ianno 34 yd FG
ARIZSamajie Grant 13 yd pass from B.J. Denker (Jake Smith kick)
ARIZB.J. Denker 35 yd run (Jake Smith kick)
ARIZJake Smith 23 yd FG
TXSASean Ianno 43 yd FG
ARIZKa'Deem Carey 4 yd run (Jake Smith kick)
ARIZB.J. Denker 1 yd run (Jake Smith kick)
ARIZKa'Deem Carey 7 yd run (Jake Smith kick)
TXSADavid Glasco 4 yd run (Sean Ianno kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2325
Third Down Efficiency8-167-13
Fourth Down Efficiency1-11-1
Plays-Net Yards76-37969-422
Passing Yds277158
Kick Return Yds4515
Punt Return Yds018
Time of Poss.33:1526:45
Individual Stats
TXSA: David Glasco 10-70, Eric Soza 8-22, Brandon Armstrong 3-6, Kenny Harrison 1-3, Brian Vaughn 2-2, Kam Jones 1-1, Evans Okotcha 1-1, Kenny Bias 1-0, Jarveon Williams 2--3
ARIZ: Ka'Deem Carey 27-128, B.J. Denker 10-90, Jared Baker 5-25, Daniel Jenkins 6-21
TXSA: Eric Soza 30-46-277-1, Team 0-1-0-0
ARIZ: B.J. Denker 14-21-158-0
TXSA: Brandon Freeman 6-57, Kam Jones 4-28, Kenny Bias 3-50, Marcellus Mack 3-28, Kenny Harrison 3-18, Evans Okotcha 2-21, Seth Grubb 2-16, Josiah Monroe 2-5, Miles Lerch 1-13, Jarveon Williams 1-13, Brian Vaughn 1-11, Earon Holmes 1-10, Cole Hubble 1-7
ARIZ: Samajie Grant 5-48, Garic Wharton 3-57, Ka'Deem Carey 2-33, Johnny Jackson 1-9, Terrence Miller 1-6, Nate Phillips 1-5, Daniel Jenkins 1-0
UTSA1st Conference USA West0-00-0
Arizona1st Pac-12 South0-00-0

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