No. 24 UTSA beat Louisiana Tech 45-16 for 8th straight win

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UTSA wide receiver Tykee Ogle-Kellogg (11) tries to grab a catch that was almost intercepted by Louisiana Tech defensive back Baylen Buchanan (0) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ruston, La., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)


RUSTON, La. (AP) — Frank Harris threw two touchdown passes to Zakhari Franklin and No. 24 UTSA celebrated its first national ranking with a 45-16 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. Harris was 12 of 20 for 193 yards, with scoring passes of 75 and 10 yards to Franklin, to help the Roadrunners (8-0, 4-0 Conference USA) extend their school-record winning streak to eight games. Franklin had five catches for 118 yards, and Sincere McCormick ran for 113 yards and three touchdowns. Dadrian Taylor returned an interception 51 yards or a score. UTSA won for the first time in Ruston in six attempts dating to 2012. Louisiana Tech (2-5, 1-2) hosted a Top 25 opponent for the first time since 2010.