TEXAS VS WEST VIRGINIA @ GLENDALE ARIZONA - SITE OF THE FIESTA BOWL
Texas shook off a sluggish first half performance and rallied for a 20-14 win over West Virginia and a spot in the Tournament semifinals. The Longhorns trailed 14-3 at the half but scored twice in the third quarter to seize momentum of the game. Cody Johnson's 34-yard touchdown run gave the Longhorns the lead with 3:47 left in the third quarter. Colt McCoy's touchdown strike to Malcolm Williams on the first drive of the second half got the Longhorns back into the contest. After a scoreless first quarter, the Mountaineers took the lead on Noel Devine's 43-yard touchdown run at the start of the second quarter. Jarrett Brown's five-yard pass to Jock Sanders with 33 seconds left in the first half really started to get the Longhorns faithful concerned. But the 'Horns responded positively after the intermission. Jordan Shipley had 8 catches for 107 yards as McCoy threw for 232 yards in the win. Devine ran for 117 yards for West Virginia.