28-25 was final score of matchup between the Southern Methodist Mustangs and the Cincinnati Bearcats. The Bearcats trailed 10-0 in the 2nd quarter. 28 unanswered points later allowed the Bearcats to take a 28-10 lead. SMU had two late TD’s to pull within 3 points. A failed attempt of an onside kick sealed the Mustangs’ fate. QB Brendan Kay threw for two TD’s, as did Garrett Gilbert of SMU.
On a scary note, JaBryce Taylor of SMU was seriously injured (neck) on a kickoff return. He was expected to leave the hospital today. Cincinnati improves to 7-2 (4-1 AAC), and SMU falls to 3-5 (2-2 AAC). The Bearcats will play next week at Rutgers, Saturday.
American Athletic Conference as of 11/9 at 6:30 p.m.
|* – Houston||4-0||7-1|
|* – UCF||3-0||6-1|
|* – Louisville||4-1||8-1|
|* – Cincinnati||4-1||7-2|
|x – Connecticut||0-4||0-8|
|x – Temple||0-5||1-8|
Note: *=Bowl Eligible x=Not Bowl eligible
Not including Houston and UCF matchup tonight.