Rookie quarterback Bruce Gradkowski threw two interceptions and lost a fumble for
the Buccaneers (2-7), who committed turnovers on four of five possessions in the second and third quarters to blow a 7-0 halftime lead in their third straight loss.
On defense, he had the game's only interception and returned a fumble for
And then there was Fresno State, which suffered a last-minute goal-line fumble for
the second week in a row in another heartbreak loss to a Big 12 Conference opponent.
They were led by defense and special teams - Merton Hanks returned a fumble for
a touchdown, Chuck Levy scored on a 73-yard punt return, and Curtis Buckley's disputed hit and fumble recovery set up a third TD.
The Cougars recovered a fumble for
one touchdown and blocked a punt to set up another.