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.