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1-3, 3rd in C-USA - West

ASU defense seals road win

The Sun Devils defense clamped down on the Roadrunners in the second half to overcome a nine-point deficit and win 32-28 in the Alamodome. Arizona State's QB Manny Wilkins threw for 264 yards and had 51 yards on the ground. Roadrunners QB Dalton Sturm had 229 yards passing and 82 yards rushing. Box score

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State sidestepped an upset from UTSA, erasing a 28-15 deficit heading into the fourth quarter and going on to a 32-28 road win in San Antonio. A pair of Zane Gonzalez field goals (he had four total), a touchdown pass from Manny Wilkins to Frederick Gammage and a Kalen Ballage touchdown run paced the Sun Devils, who scored 20 unanswered points. UTSA falls to 0-8 all-time against Power 5 opponents and 0-4 against the Pac-12. Credit the ASU defense for buckling down hard in the fourth quarter. They forced UTSA to three-and-outs on four straight drives before the Roadrunners turned it over on downs on their final drive.


Sun Devils take late lead, go on to win

Arizona State caps a nine-play, 58-yard drive with a two-yard touchdown run from Kalen Ballage to take a late lead over UTSA. The Sun Devils win 32-28.

Arizona State claws all the way back to take the lead with 3:15 left (0:32)

ASU continues to cut into deficit

After two field goals, the Sun Devils' offense strikes quickly with a four-play 68-yard scoring drive. QB Manny Wilkins finds Frederick Gammage wide open for a 45-yard TD to close the gap. UTSA leads 28-25 early in the fourth.

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Upset alert in San Antonio! UTSA leads Arizona State 28-15 heading into the fourth quarter. The Sun Devils muffed yet another punt -- this time from Gump Hayes -- that led to a UTSA score. Kalen Ballage had one earlier in the game. The Roadrunners have turned both of ASU's special teams errors into 14 points. They also opened the half with an impressive 92-yard touchdown drive in just five plays.


ASU muffs punt, UTSA capitalizes

Arizona State's Gump Hayes muffed the punt and UTSA made the most out of the opportunity. On the next play, QB Dalton Sturm finds TE Shaq Williams for a 24-yard touchdown. UTSA leads Arizona St. 28-15 late in the third quarter.


Sturm dives into end zone for UTSA TD

UTSA QB Dalton Sturm caps off a five-play 92-yard drive with a 34-yard scramble for a touchdown. The Roadrunners lead the Sun Devils 21-12 early in the third quarter.


Harry makes one-handed touchdown catch

In the final seconds of the first half, Arizona State's N'Keal Harry makes an incredible one-handed TD grab while falling down to cut the Sun Devils' deficit to 14-12.

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

UTSA leads Arizona State 14-12 at halftime on ESPN2. The second quarter was accented by mistakes for the Sun Devils, who saw a 57-yard touchdown pass from Manny Wilkins to N'Keal Harry negated by a holding penalty and Wilkins threw an interception on the next play. The defense did buckle down to keep UTSA off the scoreboard. Wilkins and Harry did manage to hook up on a 27-yard touchdown with three seconds left in the half. The Sun Devils opted to go for two points, but failed the attempt.


Arizona STate Down Early

After JaBryce Taylor scored earlier on a diving catch, Jalen Rhodes did the same, this time in the front corner of the end zone to increase UTSA's lead over Arizona State to 14-3.

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

So far the explosive Arizona State offense that put up 68 points last week is nowhere to be found. UTSA leads the Sun Devils 14-3 after the first quarter on ESPN2. UTSA quarterback Dalton Sturm has tossed a pair of touchdowns, the second coming of a muffed punt by Kalen Ballage -- who tried to pick up a bouncing ball but instead placed the Road Runners in ASU's red zone. Third down efficiency has been the name of the game so far. ASU is just 1 of 4 while UTSA is 3 of 5.

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Watch: Arizona State at UT-San Antonio

Arizona State tries to improve to 3-0 behind RB Kalen Ballage on the road. Last week, Ballage tied an FBS single-game record by scoring eight TDs. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona State and UTSA are getting ready to kick off on ESPN2. The Sun Devils are looking to go 3-0 in nonconference play for the second time in the last three years. All eyes will be on running back Kalen Ballage, who matched an NCAA record last week against Texas Tech with eight touchdowns -- seven rushing and one receiving.

Will Sun Devils look past UTSA?

Chris Fallica points out Arizona State's history of playing down to its competition. The Sun Devils are coming off a track meet win over Texas Tech and Pac-12 play begins next week. Best bets (Insider)


UTSA cruises to 26-13 win over Alabama State

Dalton Sturm threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns, ran in a third score from midfield, and led UTSA to a 26-13 win over Alabama State in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.

Team Stats

Passing Yards240.860th
Rushing Yards96.3123rd
Points For21.3Tied-110th
Points Against25.359th