EL PASO, Texas -- Trevor Vittatoe threw for 410 yards and connected with Kris Adams for three touchdowns to lead UTEP to a 36-10 victory over SMU on Saturday night.
Vittatoe completed 21-of-31 passes, finishing his evening after just three quarters. Adams caught five of those passes for 145 yards and the three touchdowns. It was a career high for Vittatoe and Adams, both sophomores.
Vittatoe connected with Adams for an 85-yard touchdown pass on UTEP's first play from scrimmage. The Miners (5-5, 4-2 Conference USA) rolled up 544 total yards and never trailed, leading 10-3 after one quarter and 26-3 at the half.
Jose Martinez kicked five field goals in the game, connecting from 34, 48, 26, 31 and 23 yards.
SMU (1-10, 0-7) scored its lone touchdown in the fourth quarter after trailing 36-3. Logan Turner hit Bradley Haynes with a 27-yard pass for the touchdown.