Houston 45, Minnesota 43
Sept. 27, 1997
Metrodome (36,447)

Scoreboard
1
2
3
4
Final
Houston
6
22
14
3
45
Minnesota
0
14
14
15
43

Scoring Summary
UH
UM
1st Qtr UH-9:31-Villarreal 26 FG
3
0
  UH-5:47-Villarreal 43 FG
6
0
2nd Qtr UH-14:09-Malone 55 fumble recovery (Iglesias 2 pass from McKinley)
14
0
  UM-11:56-Nelson 38 pass from Sauter (Bailey kick)
14
7
  UH-10:08-Burton 59 pass from McKinley (Villarreal kick)
21
7
  UH-1:58-McGuire 2 run (Villarreal kick)
28
7
  UM-1:01-Atwell 28 pass from Sauter (Bailey kick)
28
14
3rd Qtr UM-14:24-Sauter 13 run (Bailey kick)
28
21
  UH-7:55-Burton 8 pass from McKinley (Villarreal kick)
35
21
  UH-4:31-McGuire 1 run (Villarreal kick)
42
21
  UM-2:01-Henderson 31 run (Bailey kick)
42
28
4th Qtr UM-10:32-Sauter 6 run (Bailey kick)
42
35
  UH-2:48-Villarreal 27 FG
45
35
  UM-0:03-Atwell 9 pass from Sauter (Henderson run)
45
42

 
Minnesota
Michigan State
First Downs
14
24
Rushing Yards
35/96
45/141
Passing Yards
150
304
Net Yards
246
445
Att/Comp/Int
22/12/2
31/19/1
Punts/Avg
5/40.4
2/34.5
Fumbles/Lost
0/0
2/1
Penalties/Yards
4/32
5/51
Possession Time
29:01
30:59

Rushing
UM Antoine Henderson - 10/29
  Cory Sauter - 10/23
MSU Sedrick Irvin - 21/72
Passing
UM Cory Sauter - 19/9/2, 54 yards
  Billy Cockerham - 3/3/0, 96 yards, 1 TD
MSU Todd Schultz - 31/19/1, 304 yards, 3 TDs
Receiving
UM Luke Leverson - 3/96, 1 TD
  Tutu Atwell - 5/39
MSU Gari Scott - 5/117
  Sedrick Irvin - 5/79, 1 TD