Boxscore
Texas 37, Wyoming 17
Saturday, September 1, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
Attendance - 101142

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Wyoming 9 0 0 8 17
Texas 7 17 7 6 37

Recap


Texas 37, Wyoming 17: Joe Bergeron and Malcolm Brown each rushed for more than 100 yards as host Texas pulled away in the second half to defeat Wyoming in the season opener for both teams.

Bergeron ran for 110 yards and two scores while Brown added 105 yards and one touchdown for the 15th-ranked Longhorns (1-0), who trailed 9-7 after the first quarter.
 
Texas surrendered 178 yards in the first period, nearly half of it coming on Brett Smith's 82-yard touchdown pass to Robert Herron.
 
Texas took the lead for good at 14-9 on David Ash's 16-yard TD pass to Jaxon Shipley midway through the second period. The Longhorns led 24-9 at the half. 
 
Ash, who won the starting job in the final week of preseason practice, completed 20 of 27 passes for 156 yards.
 
Wyoming (0-1) closed within 31-17 early in the fourth on Smith's second TD pass to Herron, this one a 22-yarder, but Texas clinched the win on Bergeron's 17-yard scoring scamper with 8:48 left.
 
Smith finished 16 of 28 for 276 yards.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Texas improved to 100-17-3 in openers and 78-7-2 when opening at home. Mack Brown is 14-1 in openers at Texas. ... Brown won his 228th career, four behind Hayden Fry for 12th on the all-time list. ... Texas held Wyoming to 69 yards rushing.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:14
Wyoming   FG  Texas 0 - Wyoming 3
1st Quarter - 5:05
Texas   TD  Texas 7 - Wyoming 3
1st Quarter - 3:37
Wyoming   TD  Texas 7 - Wyoming 9
2nd Quarter - 7:20
Texas   TD  Texas 14 - Wyoming 9
2nd Quarter - 3:44
Texas   TD  Texas 21 - Wyoming 9
2nd Quarter - 0:03
Texas   FG  Texas 24 - Wyoming 9
3rd Quarter - 3:30
Texas   TD  Texas 31 - Wyoming 9
4th Quarter - 14:54
Wyoming   TD  Texas 31 - Wyoming 17
4th Quarter - 8:48
Texas   TD  Texas 37 - Wyoming 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Wyoming Texas
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Wyoming Texas
Score 17 37
First Downs 15 22
3rd Down Efficiency 1-for-11
9%
9-for-17
53%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-3
67%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 345 436
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-69 47-280
Average/Rush 2.3 6.0
Passing
Comp-Att 16-28 20-28
Passing Yards 276 156
Average/Pass Play 9.5 5.6
Penalties-Yards 5-45 3-35
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 24:48 35:12

PLAYER STATS

Wyoming (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Smith 16/28 276 2 2
Texas (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Ash 20/27 156 1 0
J. Shipley 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Miller 14 34 2.4 0
B. Smith 8 18 2.2 0
S. Wick 5 9 1.8 0
R. Herron 1 6 6.0 0
D. May 1 3 3.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Bergeron 15 110 7.3 2
M. Brown 14 105 7.5 1
D. Monroe 5 36 7.2 1
J. Shipley 1 18 18.0 0
J. Gray 5 9 1.8 0
D. Ash 5 8 1.6 0
C. McCoy 1 -1 -1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Herron 5 173 34.6 2
D. Rufran 3 46 15.3 0
B. Miller 3 18 6.0 0
C. McNeill 2 13 6.5 0
J. Berger 1 12 12.0 0
T. Norman 1 8 8.0 0
J. Claiborne 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Shipley 7 45 6.4 1
M. Davis 4 40 10.0 0
M. Brown 2 15 7.5 0
B. Jackson 1 15 15.0 0
D. Monroe 1 15 15.0 0
M. Goodwin 1 8 8.0 0
J. Hills 1 8 8.0 0
D. Grant 1 4 4.0 0
J. Bergeron 1 3 3.0 0
K. Sanders 1 3 3.0 0
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