Williams, Texas State win 27-7, end 7-game losing streak
Oct. 29, 2017
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Damian Williams threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns and Texas State defeated Coastal Carolina 27-7 on Saturday night in a matchup of teams on six-game losing streaks.
Williams connected with Gabe Schrade on a 54-yard flea flicker and threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Eric Luna in a first half that ended with the Bobcats (2-6, 1-3 Sun Belt) leading 17-7.
Foster Hilborn kicked two 37-yard field goals and Anthony Smith finished off a 56-yard drive with a 1-yard scoring run.
The Chanticleers (1-7, 0-5), in the midst of their longest losing streak since beginning football in 2003, scored when Anthony Chesley scooped up a bad snap on a Bobcats field-goal attempt and returned it 50 yards.
Williams was 27-of-38 passing with an interception. The Bobcats outgained the Chanticleers 507-183 with Coastal Carolina penalized 14 times for 123 yards.