NCAAF Game Recap - Stephen F. Austin at Texas-El Paso
Sat Sep 5, 2020 9:00 PM EDT

C Ark
35
UAB
45
F
SoAl
32
SMiss
21
F
E Ky
0
Marsh
59
F
MidTN
0
Army
42
F
SMU
31
TxSt
24
F
HBU
31
NorTx
57
F
ArkSt
24
Mem
37
F
SFA
14
UTEP
24
F
BYU
55
Navy
3
F

Texas-El Paso 24, Stephen F. Austin 14

Sep 5, 2020, 9:00 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Stephen F. Austin (0-1)

7

7

0

0

14

Texas-El Paso (1-0)

3

14

0

7

24

UTEP beats Stephen F. Austin 24-14 in season opener
Sun Sep 6, 2020 12:38 AM

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Deion Hankins ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to lead UTEP to a 24-14 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

Gavin Hardison was 17-of-28 passing for 212 yards and tossed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Justin Garrett that pulled the Miners to 14-10 late in the second quarter. Hankins ran for a 10-yard touchdown with 20 seconds remaining before halftime, and added a 4-yard scoring run with 3:50 left that capped a nine-play, 80-yard drive.

Trae Self threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Lawton Rikel for the Lumberjacks. Da'Leon Ward added a 1-yard TD run to put Stephen F. Austin up 14-3 early in the second quarter. Self finished 14 of 21 for 133 yards passing.

The attendance was 6,047 at the 51,500-seat Sun Bowl. There was no general admission seating. Tailgating was prohibited and masks inside the stadium were required.

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Passing

SFA Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
T. Self 21 14 66.7 1 133 33 1 80.1
UTEP Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
G. Hardison 28 17 60.7 1 212 30 1 81.3

Rushing

SFA Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
D. Ward 14 51 3.6 8 1
J. McGowen 5 39 7.8 31 0
UTEP Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
D. Hankins 17 113 6.6 41 2
J. Fields 10 25 2.5 9 0

Receiving

SFA Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
Q. Borders 2 41 20.5 33 0
X. Gipson 3 29 9.7 25 0
UTEP Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
J. Cowing 7 116 16.6 30 0
J. Garrett 5 52 10.4 29 1

Fumbles

SFA F FL
J. Miller 1 1
UTEP F FL
G. Hardison 1 1

Returning

SFA KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
R. Simmons 1 17.0 0 17 0 - 0 0
X. Gipson 1 14.0 0 14 0 - 0 0
UTEP KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
D. Lowe 2 9.5 0 16 0 - 0 0

Punting

SFA Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. Quick 3 116 38.7 48
UTEP Punt Yds Avg LgPu
J. Sloan 1 39 39.0 39

Takeaways

SFA Int Yds InTD
A. Hendrix 1 0 0
UTEP Int Yds InTD
D. Lowe 1 0 0

Team Stats Comparison

SFA UTEP
Points For 14 24
Total Yards 230 364
Rushing Yards 97 152
Passing Yards 133 212
Passing Completions / Attempts 14/21 17/28
Turnovers 2 2
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Fumbles - Lost 1/1 1/1
First Downs 14 19
Penalties - Yards 5/45 4/40
Time Of Possession 13:13 47:47
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 3/8 8/13
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 1/1 1/2
Punts - Average Yards 0/0 0/0

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter SFA UTEP
SFA 2:59 TD Lawton Rikel 17 yd pass from Trae Self (Chris Campos kick) 7 0
UTEP 11:35 FG Gavin Baechle 22 yd FG 7 3
2nd Quarter SFA UTEP
SFA 2:57 TD Da'Leon Ward 1 yd run (Chris Campos kick) 14 3
UTEP 12:52 TD Justin Garrett 4 yd pass from Gavin Hardison (Gavin Baechle kick) 14 10
UTEP 14:40 TD Deion Hankins 10 yd run (Gavin Baechle kick) 14 17
3rd Quarter SFA UTEP
No scores this quarter
4th Quarter SFA UTEP
UTEP 11:09 TD Deion Hankins 4 yd run (Gavin Baechle kick) 14 24

Game Information

Stadium: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas
Attendance: 6,047
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