Scores

Final

SMU 42

(3-2, 2-0 American)

Rice 31

(1-4, 0-1 C-USA)

7:00 PM ET, October 2, 2010

Rice Stadium, Houston, TX

1 2 3 4 T
SMU 7 7 14 1442
RICE 0 3 7 2131

Top Performers

Passing: K. Padron (EWU) - 371 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: S. McGuffie (RICE) - 20 CAR, 96 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Robinson (SMU) - 6 REC, 148 YDS, 2 TD

SMU 42, Rice 31

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Kyle Padron passed for 371 yards and three touchdowns, Aldrick Robinson had 148 receiving yards and two scores and Southern Methodist beat Rice 42-31 Saturday night.

Ja'Gared Davis returned a blocked field goal 77 yards for a score to help the Mustangs (3-2, 2-0 Conference USA) snap a 10-game road losing streak to the Owls.

Sam McGuffie led Rice (1-4, 0-1) with 96 rushing yards and one touchdown. Nick Fanuzzi completed 27 of 43 passes for 276 yards but had two interceptions.

Padron was 24 of 32 with six of his passes going to Robinson. Cole Beasley added 158 yards on eight catches as SMU compiled 472 total yards.

Phillip Gaines recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone for Rice.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
RICE
1st Downs1724
Total Yards472396
Passing371276
Rushing101120
Penalties6-393-25
3rd Down Conversions6-1112-19
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers12
Possession26:4333:17

Passing Leaders

SMUC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Padron24/3237111.630
RiceC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fanuzzi27/432766.402

Rushing Leaders

SMUCARYDSAVGTDLG
Line11454.1115
Butler8324.0014
RiceCARYDSAVGTDLG
McGuffie20964.8115
Smith3124.006

Receiving Leaders

SMURECYDSAVGTDLG
Beasley815819.8049
Robinson614824.7251
RiceRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kubiak45714.3021
Randolph45213.0021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSMURICE
TD09:00Sterling Moore 32 Yd Interception Return (Marcelo Sada Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERSMURICE
FG06:14Chris Boswell 42 Yd 73
TD00:26Aldrick Robinson 23 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Marcelo Sada Kick) 143
THIRD QUARTERSMURICE
TD12:58Phillip Gaines 0 Yd Fumble Return (Chris Boswell Kick) 1410
TD09:16Aldrick Robinson 5 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Marcelo Sada Kick) 2110
TD03:21Ja'Gared Davis 77 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Marcelo Sada Kick) 2810
FOURTH QUARTERSMURICE
TD14:11Charles Ross 1 Yd Run (Chris Boswell Kick) 2817
TD09:18Zach Line 3 Yd Run (Marcelo Sada Kick) 3517
TD07:47Patrick Fleming 7 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Marcelo Sada Kick) 4217
TD05:07Sam McGuffie 1 Yd Run (Chris Boswell Kick) 4224
TD01:40Jeremy Eddington 1 Yd Run (Chris Boswell Kick) 4231