Cougars 'Battle' their way past Bulldogs

Cougars 'Battle' their way past Bulldogs

Jackie Battle rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and the Houston Cougars topped the Mississippi State Bulldogs 28-16.

The Cougars won this game as 2-point road underdogs. The game’s combined 44 points fell UNDER the posted total (50.5).

Kevin Kolb completed 20-of-29 passes for 216 yards and threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Kendal Briles, and Vincent Marshall returned a punt for a 65-yard TD for the Cougars.Jerious Norwood rushed for 253 yards and a touchdown, and Keith Andrews kicked three field goals in the loss for the Bulldogs.