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Cougars come roaring back to beat Tigers

Cougars come roaring back to beat Tigers

Backup quarterback Kyle Postma rushed for the go-ahead score and threw for a touchdown to rally No. 24 Houston from 20 points down to a 35-34 win over No. 21 Memphis on Saturday night.

Postma came in just before halftime when Greg Ward Jr. left with what appeared to be a left ankle injury. Postma went 21 of 33 for 236 yards and carried six times for 49 yards.

His seven-yard touchdown run with 1:27 left capped a nine-play, 77-yard drive to give the undefeated Cougars the lead. Jake Elliott missed a 48-yard field goal wide right with 19 seconds left to seal the win for Houston.

DeMarcus Ayers had 13 catches for 127 yards, and Kenneth Farrow had 10 carries for 46 yards...