Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • WKU612
    • 597USF
  • Turnovers

    • WKU2
    • 0USF
  • Possession

    WKUUSF
    28:3231:28
  • 1st Downs

    • WKU27
    • 28USF

Game Information

MARLINS PARK
Coverage: ESPN
MARLINS PARK
  • Miami, FL
  • Line: WKU -3.0
  • Over/Under: 69
Attendance: 21,712
59%
Capacity: 36,742
12/21/2015 Associated Press

Doughty wins finale, WKU tops USF 45-35 in Miami Beach Bowl

Brandon Doughty capped his career by throwing for 461 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 25 Western Kentucky overcame an early 14-point deficit to beat South Florida 45-35 in the Miami Beach Bow

Scoring Summary

1234T
Western Kentucky01028745
South Florida7771435
first QuarterWKUUSF
TD
5:21
Quinton Flowers 12 Yd Run (Emilio Nadelman Kick)
6 plays, 62 yards, 1:54
07
play
Flowers scampers into end zone for 12-yard TD (0:33)

South Florida QB Quinton Flowers scores from 12 yards out on a designed draw to give the Bulls the lead. (0:33)

second QuarterWKUUSF
TD
12:18
Rodney Adams 34 Yd Run (Emilio Nadelman Kick)
5 plays, 47 yards, 2:03
014
play
Adams breaks loose for 34-yard TD run (0:43)

South Florida's Rodney Adams puts the Bulls up by two scores with a 34-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. (0:43)

TD
6:17
Anthony Wales 13 Yd Run (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
2 plays, 66 yards, 0:38
714
play
Wales dives in to get Western Kentucky on the board (0:32)

Anthony Wales runs to the outside and dives into the end zone for a 13-yard touchdown, cutting into South Florida's lead. (0:32)

FG
0:00
Garrett Schwettman 39 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 34 yards, 1:06
1014
play
G. Schwettman 39 yd FG GOOD (0:31)

Garrett Schwettman 39 yd FG GOOD (0:31)

third QuarterWKUUSF
TD
9:43
Nicholas Norris 69 Yd pass from Brandon Doughty (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
3 plays, 75 yards, 0:40
1714
play
Western Kentucky off to the races for long TD (0:48)

Brandon Doughty connects with Nicholas Norris for a 69-yard touchdown, giving Western Kentucky its first lead of the game. (0:48)

TD
7:46
Nicholas Norris 55 Yd pass from Brandon Doughty (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
3 plays, 67 yards, 1:01
2414
play
South Florida has no answer for Western Kentucky's passing attack (0:49)

Nicholas Norris hauls in a 55-yard touchdown catch to extend Western Kentucky's lead. (0:49)

TD
4:55
Tyre McCants 34 Yd pass from D'Ernest Johnson (Emilio Nadelman Kick)
8 plays, 92 yards, 2:51
2421
play
South Florida gets tricky with 34-yard TD (0:41)

South Florida RB D'Ernest Johnson takes the handoff and launches a pass to Tyre McCants for a 34-yard touchdown. (0:41)

TD
1:56
Nacarius Fant 9 Yd Run (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
8 plays, 69 yards, 2:59
3121
play
Nacarius Fant gets a block from his QB and scores (0:45)

Western Kentucky WR Nacarius Fant gets the ball on a reverse and scores after his quarterback Brandon Doughty picks up a block. (0:45)

TD
0:05
Jared Dangerfield 26 Yd pass from Brandon Doughty (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
1 play, 26 yards, 0:06
3821
play
Dangerfield gets respect with leaping TD (1:36)

Western Kentucky's Jared Dangerfield snags a 26-yard pass in traffic from Brandon Doughty for the score. (1:36)

fourth QuarterWKUUSF
TD
14:53
Rodney Adams 53 Yd pass from Quinton Flowers (Emilio Nadelman Kick)
2 plays, 82 yards, 0:12
3828
play
Q. Flowers pass,to R. Adams for 53 yds for a TD (0:46)

Quinton Flowers pass complete to Rodney Adams for 53 yds for a TD (0:46)

TD
11:00
Quinton Flowers 8 Yd Run (Emilio Nadelman Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:09
3835
play
Q. Flowers run for 8 yds for a TD (0:41)

Quinton Flowers run for 8 yds for a TD (0:41)

TD
5:09
Anthony Wales 42 Yd Run (Garrett Schwettman Kick)
2 plays, 64 yards, 0:49
4535
play
Wales finds the seam to extend WKU lead (0:51)

Western Kentucky RB Anthony Wales runs towards the far sidelines into space, then drives into the end zone to score a 42-yard touchdown against South Florida in the Miami Beach Bowl. (0:51)

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