The Houston Cougars were down 19 points going into the fourth quarter and were doomed to a 0-2 start in the American Athletic Conference.
However, as his team huddled in the fourth quarter, Cougars quarterback Clayton Tune had a message for them.
Don’t give up on your faith, Tune advised according to the Houston Chronicle . I said that throughout the fourth quarter.
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The Houston Cougars stunned the Memphis Tigers by scoring 26 points in the fourth quarter after falling behind by 19 points with 14:50 left in the game.
With 4:04 left in the game, Houston was down 13 points, but the Cougars scored twice on passes from Tune and returned an onside kick to improve their record to 3-3.
A 49-year-old North Dakota football player is demonstrating his ability to compete.
Right when you think things can’t possibly get much crazier? Dana Holgorsen, the head coach of Houston, stated. “I am at a loss for words. I’m really incredibly pleased of our athletes and coaches. I’ve never encountered a bunch with such tenacity.”
After a Memphis field goal gave the Tigers a 32-19 lead, Tune led Houston on a 12-play, 75-yard drive that ended with a touchdown pass from Tune to KeSean Carter from 13 yards out.
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Houston attempted an onside kick with 1:17 remaining in the game and miraculously recovered after being down six.
With 18 seconds left in the game, Tune completed the comeback with a two-yard touchdown pass to Carter after leading the Cougars down the field.
We are 1-1 in the conference, according to Holgorsen. Were living.