Baxa, Tune Earn American Honors


The duo were instrumental in Houston’s thrilling three-time overtime win at UTSA

Houston – Seniors at the University of Houston football go bubba And the Clayton Ton The US Special Teams Player of the Week and Offensive Player of the Week were named, respectively, after the 24/25 Cougars won 37-35 overtime three times at UTSA on Saturday.

Melody completed 22 of 32 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns and lunged for 51 yards and one touchdown. In the third overtime, the signal caller jumped over the defender to score at 13 yards to convert two points to win the game.

Baxa provided two goals for the 35-yard field, coming in the fourth quarter and overtime. He first gave Houston a 24-21 advantage with 23 seconds left in regulation. After the Cougars’ first overtime campaign stalled, Baxa put Houston on top 27-24. He also transferred all three extra points. Before Saturday, the last field goal of the Pasadena, Texas, native came on September 21, 2019, as a member of the Miami Hurricanes.

Houston recovered from falling 14 points behind in the second half at the Alamadome to shatter UTSA’s 10-game winning streak at home. The win coming from behind was 12The tenthThe biggest in Cougar football history and the biggest since overcoming a 24-7 deficit against Tulane on October 8, 2020.

The comeback win was Toon’s ninth in Houston and the second half comes from behind. The performance marks the ninth time Tune has scored both a passing touchdown and a quick landing in a game. He has thrown multiple touchdowns in 23 career matches including four in a row.

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