College football roundup: Unranked Utah State stuns No. 21 Boise State

Led by defense, Utah States beats No. 21 Boise State 52-26
Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien fumbles the ball as he's hit by Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in Logan, Utah. (Drew Nash(/The Times-News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Marwin Evans returned an interception 90 yards for a touchdown as time expired before halftime, and Utah State turned visiting Boise State’s seven first-half turnovers into 35 points in the Aggies’ 52-26 victory over the Broncos on Friday night.

The Aggies (4-2, 3-0 Mountain West) snapped a 12-amusement losing streak against Boise State that dated back 18 years. The 52 focuses are the most Boise State has ever permitted as a positioned group.

The Broncos (5-2, 2-1) surrendered four mishandles and three captures in the first half.

Utah State's Kent Meyers tossed for 157 yards and a profession high three touchdowns and included 63 yards hurrying and a touchdown. Seeker Sharp got two touchdown passes.

Scratch Vigil had an amusement high 14 handles for the Aggies, and Kyler Fackrell included 11. Fackrell constrained one mishandle and recuperated two, while Vigil had one of each.

Boise State's Brett Rypien tossed for 299 yards with three capture attempts.

No. 24 Houston 42, Tulane 7 • Greg Ward Jr. kept running for three touchdowns and tossed a scoring go to assist Houston with beating host Tulane on Friday night.

Playing as a positioned group interestingly since 2011, the Cougars (6-0, 3-0 American Athletic) won by no less than 21 focuses for the fourth time this season.

Notwithstanding three beginning hostile linemen sitting out with wounds, Houston heaped up 461 aggregate yards, including 239 on the ground, and went 7 of 15 on third down. Ward went for 222 yards and kept running for 77.

Houston held Tulane (2-4, 1-2) to 262 aggregate yards and constrained 11 punts. Devin Powell began for the Green Wave with Tanner Lee out subsequent to managing a blackout a week back against Temple, and finished only 11 goes for 88 yards.

Texas mascot kicks the bucket • The longhorn steer mascot of the University of Texas passed on in his rest Friday after as of late being determined to have growth. Bevo XIV was 13.

The cow kicked the bucket at the farm where he lived. He had been resigned Tuesday after his determination and had not made the trek to the Cotton Bowl the earlier weekend for the yearly Texas-Oklahoma football game, which Texas won 24-17.

"He was so enormous and solid, yet he had such a sweet identity and a tender soul," said Ricky Brennes, official chief of the Silver Spurs, the mascot's handlers and guardians. The Silver Spurs had reported Oct. 7 that the cow had been hit with an existence debilitating condition.

Bevo XIV, whose given name was Sunrise Studly, had served as the school mascot since the age of 2, in 2004. He was on the football sideline for two Rose Bowl triumphs, including the January 2006 national title amusement.

He likewise went to the second introduction of President George W. Shrubbery in January 2005. Proprietors John and Betty Baker additionally possessed his forerunner, Bevo XIII.

Bevo XIV "adored the consideration" given to the mascot, Brennes said.

"Like a puppy, he would come when called by name, appear to the house searching for treats and even move over on his side so Mrs. Bread cook could rub his paunch," Brennes said.The school said a quest for Bevo XV will start promptly and ought to be set up for the 2016 football season, which would be the 100th commemoration of the mascot being on the football sideline.

UNC players face strike charges • North Carolina cornerbacks M.J. Stewart and Mike Hughes face crime attack charges fixing to a squabble close to the Chapel Hill grounds this month.

Stewart, a sophomore, is accused of threatening behavior, blamed for punching the casualty "a few times in the face."

Hughes, a rookie store, is accused of strike causing genuine damage. He is blamed for punching the casualty and breaking his nose, thumping him oblivious. UNC reported Thursday the two were suspended from all group related exercises for an infringement of group guidelines, sidelining them from Saturday's amusement against Wake Forest. The school's discharge said it was joined with an Oct. 4 occurrence in Chapel Hill, while mentor Larry Fedora's announcement referenced a "squabble" and that UNC had worked with Chapel Hill police to accumulate data.

"We hold our players to an elevated requirement, and M.J. what's more, Mike will confront the outcomes for their contribution," Fedora said.

The quarrel occurred early Oct. 4 — not as much as a day after UNC had won at Georgia Tech in Atlanta surprisingly since 1997 — at the location of a clique house, as indicated by a police episode report. That report incorporates two casualties who dwelled there, however every capture warrant records stand out casualty.

Hughes was planned to have a court appearance in Hillsborough on Friday evening, yet the case was proceeded until Nov. 19. Stewart is expected in court Oct. 22, as per the capture report.

Butch Williams and Jonathan Trapp, two Durham-based lawyers speaking to Hughes, declined to remark when come to by telephone Friday evening. It wasn't instantly known whether Stewart has enlisted a lawyer.

It is the second suspension that will sideline Stewart for a diversion; he was among four players to miss a year ago's opener identified with a squabble with a stroll on amid preparing camp.

Second USF player captured • A second University of South Florida football player has been captured.

College police captured junior cornerback Lamar Robbins on Thursday. He stayed in the Hillsborough County Jail early Friday with a $8,000 bond.Police say they captured Robbins after an examination concerning the Oct. 11 capture of green bean player Benjamin Knox, who supposedly shot a firearm at a dormitory on the grounds close Tampa. In an announcement Friday, police say they talked with Robbins ahead of schedule in the examination and he gave false data. He is accused of releasing a weapon on grounds, a second-degree lawful offense, and giving false data to a law authorization officer. Knox and Robbins have been suspended from all grou

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