UTSA escapes upset, rallying to beat Southern Miss 27-17

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UTSA wide receiver Leroy Watson (1) celebrates his touchdown catch with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the Southern Mississippi, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Frank Harris passed for 227 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 54 yards and No. 15 UTSA overcame a sluggish performance to beat Southern Mississippi 27-17 and remain undefeated. UTSA, Georgia and Cincinnati are the only remaining unbeaten FBS teams following No. 8 Oklahoma’s 27-14 loss at No. 13 Baylor. The Roadrunners (10-0, 6-0 in Conference-USA) needed late defensive stands to avoid an upset by the Golden Eagles (1-9, 0-6).