UTSA’s dream season remains to be alive.

Roadrunners quarterback Frank Harris discovered tight finish Oscar Cardenas for the go-ahead rating with three seconds left to provide UTSA a 34-31 victory over UAB Saturday.

UTSA tight end Oscar Cardenas (84) catches a pass over UAB linebacker Noah Wilder (50) in the final sections for the win, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio.

UTSA tight finish Oscar Cardenas (84) catches a pass over UAB linebacker Noah Wilder (50) within the closing sections for the win, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio.
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UTSA, which entered the sport towards the Blazers ranked No. 15 within the AP ballot and No. 22 within the College Football Playoff rankings, went toe to toe all recreation with UAB.

Blazers operating again DeWayne McBride scored on a 16-yard run with 5:19 to go within the recreation. The Roadrunners turned the ball over on downs on their subsequent possession however pressured UAB to punt. With 1:06 to go, Harris began his drive to the tip zone.

He put collectively a seven-play, 77-yard landing drive that included a 28-yard pass to Cardenas and a 33-yard pass to De’Corian Clark and ended with the landing pass to Cardenas.

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UTSA players celebrate their win over UAB Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio. 

UTSA gamers rejoice their win over UAB Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio. 
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Harris completed 25-for-36 for 323 yards and three touchdowns. Clark had six catches for 104 yards. Zakhari Franklin had six catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns.

UAB’s McBride had 144 yards on the bottom on 24 carries. UAB QB Dylan Hopkins was 15-for-22 for 254 passing yards, two touchdowns and an interception.

The win places UTSA at 11-0 and helped it clinch the Conference USA West Division. The crew is now assured a spot within the Conference USA Championship recreation. UTSA faces North Texas subsequent week to finish the common season.

UTSA players celebrate with their conference trophy after their win over UAB Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio.

UTSA gamers rejoice with their convention trophy after their win over UAB Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in San Antonio.
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The win isn’t more likely to transfer the Roadrunners a lot greater up the College Football Playoff rankings when these rankings come out subsequent week. UTSA moved up from No. 23 to No. 22 after beating Southern Miss final week.

UAB, Western Kentucky and UTEP have been the one groups the Roadrunners have crushed who nonetheless have profitable information. Additionally, not sufficient groups forward of them misplaced Saturday.

A win towards the Mean Green and a C-USA Championship would put UTSA at 13-0 earlier than a possible main bowl recreation.