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Florida State Can't Overcome Four Interception Day By Sean Maguire

When you play a team that has an offense has potent as the Houston Cougars you need to do a couple of things: (1) run the ball well so you can control the clock and (2) not turn the ball over. Florida State failed on both accounts against the Cougars Wednesday in the Peach Bowl.Dalvin Cook finished the game with just 33 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, but the real knife to the...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Greg Ward Jr. accounts for trio of TDs as Houston upsets FSU

ATLANTA -- Greg Ward Jr. showed off his dual-threat talents on a national stage as he ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading Houston past turnover-plagued Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl on Thursday.Ward, the nation's only player to run and throw for 1,000 yards this season, threw for 238 yards and ran for 67 yards as No. 18 Houston (13-1) scored the most points...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston upends Florida State in Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl

The Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl proved Atlanta to be a great college football city as Houston defeated Florida State 38-24 in front of a raucous Georgia Dome crowd. Cougars quarterback Greg Ward Jr. carried the team on his back in throwing for 238 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 67 yards and two scores. From the get-go, this was Houston’s game to lose. The Cougars employed a...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ward powers Houston past Florida State in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) -- Greg Ward Jr. showed off his dual-threat talents on a national stage as he ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading Houston past turnover-plagued Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl on Thursday. Ward, the nation's only player to run and throw for 1,000 yards this season, threw for 238 yards and ran for 67 yards as No. 14 Houston (13-1) scored the most...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

If You Are Wondering Why Tom Herman Stayed At Houston....

There was a lot of speculation that Tom Herman was going to head to a bigger program after the year he had with the Houston Cougars, but he opted to stay. During the broadcast of the Peach Bowl the commentators spoke about the hefty raise the university gave him, but also his desire not to start over with the rebuilding process once again.It could also be that he has already laid...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Turnovers plague FSU in Peach Bowl loss to Greg Ward Jr., Houston

ATLANTA (AP) -- Greg Ward Jr. showed off his dual-threat talents on a national stage as he ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading Houston past turnover-plagued Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl on Thursday.Ward, the nation's only player to run and throw for 1,000 yards this season, threw for 238 yards and ran for 67 yards as No. 14 Houston (13-1) scored the most...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU’s comeback falls short as Houston pulls Peach Bowl upset

Under the lights of the Georgia Dome on a Thursday afternoon, the Florida State Seminoles found themselves playing from behind for the entire game and were unable to complete the comeback, losing to the Houston Cougars 38-24 in the Peach Bowl. Down 21-3 at the half, Florida State was able to get in the end zone when Dalvin Cook punched it in from a yard out. The Seminoles would...
Via Gamedayr
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

There Is No Shortage Of Swagger On The Houston Sideline During The Peach Bowl

The odds makers may not have believed in the Houston Cougars, but there was definitely no shortage of confidence on the sideline during the game. After Greg Ward Jr.'s second touchdown run in the first half of the game the swagger was overflowing!As it should be! HOUSTON IS SWAG SURFING AND DABBING ALL OVER FLORIDA STATE MAN THIS IS GLORIOUS #PeachBowl pic.twitter.com/CzBm3hMrld...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Ward Jr. Gives Houston 21-3 Lead With Second Touchdown Run Of The Game

Houston quarterback Greg Ward Jr. was in Heisman talks this season, but didn't make it to New York this time around, but with the way that he improved under the guidance of head coach Tom Herman this season it would not be surprising to see him be one of the leaders in the conversation next year.He has certainly made a good statement in the Peach Bowl with three touchdowns (two rushing...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Uses Trick Play--Reverse Pass--To Take 14-3 Lead Over Florida State

During the season the Houston Cougars have been known to take a few chances with trick plays so Florida State should have been ready for it, but it does not appear that they were--at least not early on in the game. With about six minutes left in the second quarter the Cougars ran what looked liek a reverse, but it ended up being a reverse pass.While FSU appeared to have the run well...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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