Sept. 2, 2006
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Hoost Marsh scored two touchdowns in leading Wyoming to a 38-7 win over Utah State on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
The win snapped a six-game losing streak for Wyoming from the second half of last season.
After three quarters, Wyoming led just 17-7. But three big plays in the fourth quarter put the Cowboys well out of reach as the Aggies had trouble rallying either their offense or defense.
Less than a minute later, the Cowboys scored again. Michael Medina intercepted a pass by Leon Jackson III and ran in 16 yards, putting the Cowboys up 31-7.
And Wyoming scored again after Utah State's next drive broke down quickly. Just two plays put the Cowboys back on the Aggies' 2-yard line, and Marsh ran in on the third.
The Cowboys took a 17-7 lead late in the third quarter, when Doss connected with Wynel Seldon and Seldon jogged in for a 13-yard touchdown.
Utah State's only score came on defense when Antonio Taylor intercepted a pass intended for Marsh and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown, bringing the Aggies within 10-7 going into halftime.
Wyoming took a 3-0 lead on its first possession with a 33-yard field goal by Aric Goodman. Marsh caught a pass and ran in for a 39-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter to make it 10-0.