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1-5, 6th in American Athletic - West
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Ward, Houston run away in the second half (2:26)
SMU-Houston Postgame Breakdown (1:56)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston just put the finishing touches on a 49-28 win over SMU to improve to 5-0. The Coogs could be inching closer to the top 25 if they keep rolling. QB Greg Ward had an impressive night: 16-of-18 passing, 243 yards, 82 rushing yards and 4 rushing TDs. Definitely one of the best players in the Group of 5 conferences.


Ward runs for another TD

Greg Ward Jr. now has 11 rushing touchdowns this season, tied with Leonard Fournette for the FBS lead. Ward had 8 rushing TDs in the previous 2 seasons combined. Houston leads SMU 49-21 in the fourth on ESPN2.


Houston takes a 2-touchdown lead

Greg Ward Jr. ran for a 10-yard TD, his second straight game with 3 rushing TDs. The Cougars lead the Mustangs 35-21 in the third on ESPN2.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston's defense starting to come alive here at TDECU Stadium. SMU's last four drives have ended in two fumbles, turnover on downs and a punt. They're getting more pressure on SMU QB Matt Davis than they were earlier. Cougars in control, up 35-21 with 6:24 to go in Q3 and with a chance to widen the gap some more here.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

I watched both of these QBs last year and seeing them tonight, it's clear both Houston's Greg Ward and SMU's Matt Davis have taken significant steps forward in their development. Both are having strong nights so far. It's all tied up 21-21 late in the second quarter in Houston.


Houston knots game at 14

Kenneth Farrow ran for a 2-yard TD, and the Mustangs and Cougars are tied in the second quarter on ESPN2.


SMU hits back in a hurry

Matt Davis completed a 9-yard pass to Ryheem Malone for 9 yds for SMU's second TD of the night. Last season against Houston, the Mustangs scored a total of 9 points en route to a 26-point loss.


Houston answers to even score

Greg Ward Jr. ran for 10 yards for a TD. The rushing TD is Ward's 8th of the year, and the Cougars are on the board live on ESPN2.


SMU strikes first in Houston

Matt Davis found Courtland Sutton in the end zone for an 8-yard TD and a 7-0 lead in the first.

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Houston hosts SMU

Houston has dominated this Texas rivalry, winning 11 of the last 13 matchups, and SMU hasn't won on the road since 2005. QB Greg Ward Jr. is the only player in the nation averaging 200 yards passing and 100 yards rushing per game. ESPN2/WatchESPN

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.049th
Rushing Yards178.860th
Points For30.0Tied-111th
Points Against45.2123rd

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