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10/06/2012 11:48 PM EDT
SMU defense stiffens in 17-0 win over UTEP
SMU 17, UTEP 0
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Ja'Gared Davis stepped in front of a Nick
Lamaison pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown in the
second quarter to help lead SMU to a 17-0 victory Saturday over
Davis' touchdown came with 1:52 remaining in the first half. It
was the last score of the night for SMU (2-3, 1-0 Conference
USA) and was one of three forced turnovers by the Mustangs
Zach Line barely missed his chance at a 17th career 100-yard
rushing game as a Mustang, but was still a workhorse for SMU
with 84 yards on 25 carries.
Garrett Gilbert completed 22 of 44 passes for 234 yards and a
touchdown, finding Darius Johnson on a 40-yard strike at the
9:42 mark in the second quarter. Johnson had five catches for 82
yards including the score.
Jordan Leslie had seven catches for 80 yards in the loss for
UTEP (1-5, 0-2).
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