The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

October 7, 2012

Everything’s bigger in Texas

Mountaineers outlast Longhorns for 48-45 victory

(Continued)

AUSTIN, Texas — No. 8 WEST VIRGINIA 48, No. 11 TEXAS 45

WVU (5-0)    14    13    7    14    —    48

UT (4-1)    7    21    10    7    —    45

FIRST QUARTER

WVU: Bailey 8 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 12:53.

UT: Bergeron 2 run (Fera kick), 9:22.

WVU: Austin 40 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 1:55.

SECOND QUARTER

WVU: Buie 4 run (Bitancurt kick), 12:22.

UT: Bergeron 2 run (Fera kick), 8:45.

UT: Jeffcoat recovered fumble in end zone (Fera kick), 7:37.

WVU: FG Bitancurt 37, 4:51.

UT: Bergeron 1 run (Fera kick), 1:14.

WVU: FG Bitancurt 41, :00.

THIRD QUARTER

UT: FG Fera 38, 7:35.

WVU: Bailey 9 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 4:32.

UT: Bergeron 4 run (Fera kick), :29.

FOURTH QUARTER

WVU: Bailey 6 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 10:50.

WVU: Buie 5 run (Bitancurt kick), 1:18.

UT: Goodwin 8 pass from Ash (Fera kick), :15.

Attendance — 101,851.

    WVU    UT

First downs    26    21

Rushes-yards    42-192    39-135

Passing    268    269

Comp-Att-Int    25-35-0    22-29-0

Return Yards    3    0

Punts-Avg.    1-26.0    1-47.0

Fumbles-Lost    2-2    1-1

Penalties-Yards    5-47    4-35

Time of Possession    29:50    30:10

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WVU: Buie 31-207, Garrison 3-13, Austin 1-6, Team 1-(minus 1), G.Smith 6-(minus 33). UT: Gray 14-87, Bergeron 17-45, Ash 4-10, Da.Johnson 2-8, Goodwin 1-1, Team 1-(minus 16).

PASSING — WVU: G.Smith 25-35-0-268. UT: Ash 22-29-0-269.

RECEIVING — WVU: Austin 10-102, Bailey 8-75, Buie 3-66, Woods 2-24, Thompson 2-1. UT: Hills 6-67, Shipley 5-58, Goodwin 4-24, M.Davis 3-20, Grant 2-30, Da.Johnson 1-46, McFarland 1-24.

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