UH Notches Historic Win In Philadelphia

Published On: Sep 08 2013 12:02:17 AM CDT

Houston's Richie Leone booted five field goals and Ryan Jackson's 8-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown helped the Cougars to a 22-13 victory over Temple in the American Athletic Conference debut for both teams Saturday.
   Houston (2-0 overall, 1-0 AAC) had its troubles in the red zone, going 1 for 8 without scoring a touchdown. But the Cougars defense staved off a Temple (0-2, 0-1) drive when Adrian McDonald intercepted a pass in the closing minutes.
   Temple had its red-zone problems, too. Paul Layton missed a 25-yard field goal attempt wide left in the final minute of the third quarter that could have put the Owls ahead 16-15.
   Houston was called for four personal fouls, with one Cougar ejected.
   Jackson finished with a game-high 109 yards on 22 carries, and Cougars true freshman quarterback John O'Korn completed 22 of 31 passes for 228 yards.

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