Wyoming 28, S. Utah 20

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Austyn Carta-Samuels passed for 319 yards and three touchdowns as Wyoming held off a late rally by Southern Utah to earn a 28-20 season-opening win on Saturday night.

Carta-Samuels completed 26 of 32 passes with an interception. He had touchdown passes of 39 and 69 yards to Zach Bolger, who caught five passes for 134 yards, and 9 yards to Mazi Ogbonna.

The Cowboys' other score came on a 1-yard run by Alvester Alexander.

Southern Utah was led by quarterback Brad Sorensen, who passed for 193 yards and one touchdown.

Wyoming built a 28-10 lead with two TDs in the third quarter and held on after the Thunderbirds scored 10 points in the fourth quarter on a 30-yard field goal by Brock Miller and 1-yard run by Major Gray.



2015 Big Sky Conference Standings

Southern Utah7-18-4
Portland State6-29-3
North Dakota5-37-4
Northern Arizona5-37-4
Eastern Washington5-36-5
Weber State5-36-5
Northern Colorado3-56-5
Montana State3-55-6
Cal Poly3-54-7
UC Davis2-62-9
Idaho State1-72-9
Sacramento State1-72-9