Sep 12, 2014 12:46 AM
QB Hill leads No. 25 BYU past Houston 33-25
The Associated Press
PROVO, Utah (AP) Taysom Hill threw for 200 yards and a touchdown while running for 160 yards and another score, and No. 25 BYU beat Houston 33-25 on Thursday night.
Jamaal Williams rushed for 139 yards and two TDs for BYU, which has won its opening three games for the first time since 2008. The Cougars moved into the rankings after a 41-7 victory over Texas last weekend.
BYU jumped out to a 23-0 lead in the first half, but the Cougars (1-2) rallied to narrow the deficit to 23-15 at halftime.
Houston's John O'Korn passed for 307 yards and three touchdowns, including a 45-yard desperation heave to Daniel Spencer as time ran out in the first half. Deontay Greenberry caught a pair of O'Korn's touchdowns.