CONWAY, Ark. -- Ryan Howard threw for 349 yards and four touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to a 49-31 win over Sam Houston State Saturday.
Central Arkansas (7-5, 4-3 Southland) finishes the conference season tied for third with the Bearkats (8-4, 4-3 Southland) behind both Southeastern Louisiana and McNeese State.
The loss kept Sam Houston State winless on the road. The Bearkats were 7-0 at home this season and picked up a win over Stephen F. Austin in the Piney Woods Shootout in Houston.
Although he did not start after suffering a shoulder sprain last week, Brian Bell came off the bench to pass for 327 yards and four touchdowns, completing his career as the Bearkats all-time leader in passing and total offense.
Chris Johnson pass complete to KD Cannon for 6 yds to the Bayl 30
Vernon Adams Jr. throws for 366 yards and three touchdowns in No. 17 Oregon's 52-42 victory over Oregon State.
TCU DE Josh Carraway recovers Baylor QB Chris Johnson's fumble and returns it 56 yards for a second-quarter touchdown to tie the game.
Jordy Joseph pass complete to Dontrell Hilliard for 66 yds for a TD
Dane Evans pass intercepted Darion Monroe return for no gain to the Tulan 34
Andrew DiRocco 31 yd FG GOOD
|Sam Houston State||7-2||8-3|
|Stephen F Austin||4-5||4-7|