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O'Korn leads Houston past South Florida, 35-23

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) - John O'Korn was 22 of 27 for 263 yards and three touchdowns and Houston forced a late fumble to beat South Florida 35-23 on Thursday night.

Deontay Greenberry caught four passes for 106 yards and a touchdown, and Kenneth Farrow had rushing and receiving touchdowns for Houston (7-1, 4-0 Athletic Conference). The Courgars are only FBS team to score in every quarter this season.

Making his first career start, Mike White was 26 of 41 for 311 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulls (2-6, 2-2). Andre Davis caught nine passes for 134 yards, and Mike McFarland had two touchdowns. South Florida was penalized 19 times for 170 yards.

Following a muffed punt by Houston, South Florida recovered at the Houston 27 with 6 minutes remaining. Davis was called for offensive pass interference on a catch that would have put the Bulls on the 1. On the next play, Tyus Bowser sacked White and forced a fumble that Jeremiah Farley recovered at midfield.

O'Korn completed an 11-yard pass to Aaron Johnson on third-and-7 to the South Florida 21, and Farrow capped the drive with a 5-yard scoring run with 1:40 remaining.


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