Air Force picks off Keenum, Houston in bowl rematch
Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Jared Tew rushed for 173 yards and two touchdowns, and Asher Clark added 129 yards on the ground and a pair of scores, as Air Force claimed an easy 47-20 win over Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Tim Jefferson managed the game well, completing 10-of-14 throws for 161 yards and also rushed for a score for Air Force (8-5), which got a measure of revenge from last year's 34-28 loss to the Cougars in this same bowl.
Jonathan Warzeka returned a kickoff 100 yards for another TD for the Falcons, who won four of their last five games to close out the season. Anthony Wright had three interceptions to lead the Air Force defense.
Case Keenum finished with 222 yards passing on 24-of-41 completions with a touchdown and six costly interceptions for Houston (10-4), which dropped a 38-32 decision at East Carolina in the Conference USA title game on December 5 and lost three of its last five overall.
Patrick Edwards had a 10-yard TD catch and Tyron Carrier added a 79-yard kickoff return for a score for the Cougars' only touchdowns. Matt Hogan chipped in with a pair of field goals. continue>>