Here is where you can find quarter-by-quarter updates of Texas State’s game against Louisiana-Monroe.
First Quarter: Louisiana-Monroe 7, Texas State 0
Play of the Quarter: The interception returned for a touchdown by Louisiana-Monroe defensive back Isaiah Newsome with the Bobcats driving was the difference in the first frame. He returned the pick 71 yards to the house.
Player of the Quarter: Texas State punter Will Johnson pinned the Warhawks deep in their own territory three times in the first quarter, including a 56-yard boot and two inside the 20.
The Bobcats’ offense moved the ball well, but the one mistake cost them possible points. Defensively Texas State remained solid all the way around.
Second Quarter: Louisiana-Monroe 7, Texas State 0
Play of the Quarter: After a false start backed up the Warhawks from a third-and-3 from the seven to a third-and-8 from to the 12, a quarterback sack tag-teamed by Jamie Clavell-Head and Jerrid Jeter-Gilmon accounted for a 12-yard loss. A substitution infraction followed and the Warhawks missed a 47-yard field goal that ended the first half.
Player of the Quarter: Clavell-Head and Jerrid Jeter-Gilmon were co-players of the period after their huge sack seemingly changed the game’s momentum and helped keep at least three additional points off the board for the Warhawks.
The Bobcats’ defense played bend don’t break, which allowed them to keep the score close. A bad snap on a 47-yard field goal attempt ended the half and gave the Bobcats momentum heading into the locker room.
Third Quarter: Louisiana-Monroe 14, Texas State 6
Play of the Quarter: Linebacker David Mayo got this third interception of the season when the Warhawks had a third-and-2 from the nine. The pick led to Texas State’s first points of the game on a 22-yard field goal by Jason Dann.
Player of the Quarter: Texas State running back Robert Lowe helped lead the Bobcats’ drive down the field that led to a 43-yard field goal. Lowe went over 100-yards for the third time this season.
Another pick-six thrown by freshman Tyler Jones led to Dennis Franchione benching him in favor of senior Tyler Arndt, who led the Bobcats down the field to a field goal.
Fourth Quarter: Louisiana-Monroe 21, Texas State 14
Play of the Quarter: Andy Erickson’s 2-point conversion catch tied the game 14-14 with 6:01 left in the game after the Bobcats played from behind the entire night.
Player of the Quarter: With ULM driving for the go-ahead score, Texas State’s Aaron Matthews intercepted a Brayle Brown pass that put the Bobcats in position to win the game.
While Texas State had its shot to win, the Warhawks were the ones to get in done, scoring on a 10-yard touchdown run by Centarius Donald with 13 seconds left to all but seal the victory.