SAN ANTONIO – Brandon Armstrong ran 21 yards for a go-ahead touchdown with 4:18 remaining and UTSA edged past North Texas 34-27 in the season finale for both teams on Saturday.
The Mean Green tied up the score at 27 with 12:12 left to play when Andrew McNulty ran in for a TD, and the two-point conversion was good. After UTSA forced North Texas to go three-and-out, Armstrong's scoring run put the Roadrunners in front.
North Texas opted to punt on its next drive, but forced a three-and-out. Zac Whitfield fumbled on the punt return and Marcellus Mack recovered it for UTSA to seal the win.
Tucker Carter threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns, and picked up another on the ground for the Roadrunners (4-8, 3-5 Conference USA).
McNulty threw for 287 yards and one touchdown, and Jeffrey Wilson added 105-yards rushing for North Texas (4-8, 2-6).