BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Andre Hall ran for school record 275
yards on 29 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead South Florida
to a 45-20 come-from-behind victory over UAB Wednesday night.
South Florida (3-4, 2-3 Conference USA) trailed by 10 in the
third quarter before a stunning turnaround sparked by a 77-yard
touchdown pass from Pat Julmiste to Johnny Peyton. Hall had
touchdown runs of 35 and 63 yards to put the game away in the
UAB (5-3, 3-2) was leading 20-17 late in the third quarter when
the Blazers drove to the South Florida 19-yard line. Darrell
Hackney completed a pass to Roddy White at the five, but White
fumbled giving South Florida the ball on the six-yard line.
Julmiste's pass to Peyton came on the fifth play of the ensuing
94-yard drive and gave the Bulls a 24-20 lead. Twenty-six seconds
later, Bruce Gipson intercepted a Hackney pass and returned it 39
yards for a touchdown, giving South Florida a 31-20 lead.
South Florida entered the game ranked last in total offense in
Conference USA, but the Bulls had 535 yards against UAB. The
victory allowed South Florida to avoid the first four-game losing
streak in the school's eight-year football history.
UAB has allowed 104 points in losing its last two games. Corey
White ran for 83 yards and three touchdowns for UAB.
Roddy White caught seven passes for 110 yards for UAB.
Corey White was the Blazers leading rusher with 83 yards on 15