It appeared the Cincinnati Bearcats were going to lead at halftime before the BYU Cougars scored a last-second touchdown to take a 14-10 advantage.
Just moments after being picked off, Emory Jones bounced back with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Chamon Metayer as Cincinnati tied the game.
Midway through the second quarter, the Bearcats put together a dominate drive that ended with a touchdown from Metayer to grab the momentum.
Stay tuned for the most recent updates throughout the game as Cincinnati attempts to snap the losing skid and pick up the first Big 12 win in team history.
Cincinnati Football: Bearcats trail BYU at halftime after allowing touchdown in final seconds
- Date: Friday, September 29 at 10:15 PM
- Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo
- Series History: Bearcats trail 0-2
- TV Broadcast: ESPN and fuboTV
BYU cornerback Jakob Robinson intercepted Jones on the opening drive of the matchup and returned it for a 42-yard touchdown to give the Cougars a 7-0 lead.
Cincinnati controlled the time of possession during the first half and was able to regain the lead when Carter Brown connected on a 33-yard field goal.
Despite getting off to a slow start, the Bearcats defense continued to play at a high level and that gave the offense an opportunity to find a groove!
Cincinnati Football: Bearcats look to snap recent losing skid in Big 12 bout at BYU
Following the successful field goal, Cincinnati held a 10-7 lead before BYU scored in less than a minute to help take a 14-10 advantage into the locker room.
Kedon Slovis found Darius Lassiter wide open in the end zone for a 22-yard touchdown pass as the Bearcats secondary had a crucial busted coverage.
Scott Satterfield’s offense has to find a rhythm in the red zone early on but the defense must continue to play at an elite level during the Big 12 road debut!
The recent losing streak could serve as a significant learning experience for Cincinnati but it’s going to be tough to secure a win in such a difficult environment.