Texans take over Shrine game in late going

by Gary Shelton on January 21, 2018 · 0 comments

in College football, general, Shrine game, USF

Johnson gained 31 yards for the East./CARMEN MANDATO

Johnson gained 31 yards for the East./CARMEN MANDATO

Sunday, 2 a.m.

For a day, college football in St. Petersburg was annexed by Texas.

Nic Shimonek competed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Houston's Steven Dunbar with 1:23 to play, leading the West to a 14-10 victory over the East.

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Barrett won the Pat Tillman Award./CARMEN MANDATO

Barrett won the Pat Tillman Award./CARMEN MANDATO

Both teams struggled to move the ball. Northern Iowa receiver Daurice Fountain was the offensive MVP for the East. Wisconsin's Natrell Jamerson was the defensive MVP for the West. Ohio State's J.R. Barrett won the Pat Tillman award.

USF's D'Earnest Johnson gained 31 yards on six carries for the East.

USF quarterback Quinton Flowers was supposed to play for the East team as well, but he missed the contest because of the death of his grandmother.

Ralph Webb of Vanderbilt tries to break free./CARMEN MANDATO

Ralph Webb of Vanderbilt tries to break free./CARMEN MANDATO

 

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