THIRD ROUND - Bracket 37 Results


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RESULTS - Round of 512

(37) 1980 Pittsburgh - 28
(476) 2006 Texas - 17
Sophomore quarterback Dan Marino threw 3 touchdown passes for Pitt, out-dueling freshman Colt McCoy of the Longhorns. WR Dwight Collins caught two of Marino's TD passes, and the Panther defense held Texas to just 42 rushing yards.

(732) 1990 Virginia - 26
(220) 2001 Texas - 33
Mack Brown managed to pull out this third round victory thanks to quarterback Chris Simms' 3 touchdown passes. Roy Williams, Sloan Thomas, and Bo Scaife each caught touchdown passes en route to outscoring the Wahoos.

(165) 1987 Auburn - 21
(348) 1977 San Diego State - 16
Claude Gilbert's underrated San Diego State squad fought hard, but couldn't get by this challenge. Auburn LB Aundray Bruce was a terror, racking up a sack and 4 tackles for loss in leading a Tiger defense that held the Aztecs to half their scoring average.

(421) 1977 North Texas - 17
(92) 1979 Houston - 21
Bill Yeoman topped Hayden Fry in a Texas showdown here in the third round. The Houston defense was the story, with defensive linemen Leonard Mitchell and Hosea Taylor taking charge in the trenches. UNT running back Michael Jones only managed 27 yards on the ground, while Houston fullback John Newhouse hit paydirt twice.

Bracket Semifinals:
(37) 1980 Pittsburgh vs (220) 2001 Texas
(92) 1979 Houston vs (165) 1987 Auburn

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