UAB can’t overcome early miscues, falls to Texas A&M 41-20

Bill Clark speaks after the Texas A&M game

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (WBRC) - Miscues in the first half were too much for UAB to overcome.

Several major miscues have cost the Blazers points and the Blazers fell to Texas A&M 41-20.

The first blunder came on the game’s opening kickoff, when a fumble was recovered by Texas A&M and led to an easy score within the game’s first 10 seconds. Later in the half, Nick Vogel missed a long field goal then had another blocked.

The Blazers trailed by only a touchdown after the first quarter before the game began to unravel.

Tyler Johnston III led the Blazers offense with 306 passing yards on 25 of 39 passing. He had two touchdowns but also threw two interceptions. Spencer Brown led the rushing attack with 80 yards and a score. Andre Wilson had two touchdown receptions and 89 yards.

Trayveon Williams was a problem for UAB to stop all night, as he rushed for 167 yards and two scores for the Aggies (7-4). Quarterback Kelly Mond added 192 yards through the air and two touchdowns.

UAB (9-2) travels next week to Middle Tennessee State next week and will face the Blue Raiders to decide the location of the C-USA Championship Game, which will be played the following week.

This story will be updated throughout the game.

FIRST QUARTER

Texas A&M 7, UAB 0 - Pryor returns fumble, 17 yards (14:51 left)

TAMU 7, UAB 7 - Johnston III pass to Wilson, 9 yards (11:15 left)

TAMU 14, UAB 7 - Williams run, 9 yards (5:44 left)

SECOND QUARTER

TAMU 17, UAB 7 - Small 34-yard field goal (14:39 left)

TAMU 24, UAB 7 - Williams run, 1 yard (0:40 left)

THIRD QUARTER

TAMU 27, UAB 7 - Small 25-yard field goal (10:21 left)

TAMU 34, UAB 7 - Mond pass to Sternberger, 25 yards (2:23 left)

FOURTH QUARTER

TAMU 34, UAB 13 - Johnston III pass to Wilson, 10 yards (11:23 left)

TAMU 41, UAB 13 - Mond pass to Sternberger, 10 yards (9:21 left)

TAMU 41, UAB 20 - Brown run, 10 yards (4:44 left)

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