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Down 31-0, TCU roars behind to kick Oregon in 3OT to win Alamo Bowl

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Thrust into a starting purpose in place of a dangling star quarterback, TCU’s Bram Kohlhausen done a comprehensive many of his final possibility with a Horned Frogs — in ancestral fashion.

Not only for his team, though for a family that could join him during a Alamo Bowl and those who couldn’t.

Starting in place of Trevone Boykin, who was dangling after a bar quarrel dual days earlier, Kohlhausen led a No. 10 Horned Frogs behind from 31 points down for a 47-41, triple-overtime feat over No. 14 Oregon on Saturday night in a Alamo Bowl.

Kohlhausen upheld for 351 yards and accounted for 4 touchdowns, using in for a leader in a third overtime. The quip tied a record for a largest necessity overtime to win a play game, relating Texas Tech’s win over Minnesota in a 2006 Insight Bowl.

After it was over, Kohlhausen talked track certainty into vouchsafing his mom join a jubilee on a field. The chairman not there was his father, Bill, who died Nov. 7 of cancer.

“I only gave her a cuddle and started great with her. I’d adore for him to be here and watch this occur though we know he’s examination upstairs,” Kohlhausen said.

“This will be one I’ll tell my grandkids. This is a night we never suspicion would happen. we dedicate it to Trey. He showed me how to play like we did tonight.”

Kohlhausen, who had played mark avocation this season, was bearing into a spotlight on Thursday when Boykin was arrested and dangling after a bar quarrel in San Antonio’s famed River Walk district.

Kohlhausen started his career during Houston, left for youth college and walked on during TCU (11-2). He had never started a vital college diversion until his final one and did his best to impersonate Boykin, generally in a second half with tough runs and pinpoint flitting as TCU stormed back. He twice came behind from tough hits that forced him out of a game.

“I told him, we said, ‘Can we suppose — your father upheld away, he’s watching, can we suppose if we come back? Can we come back, can we win this football game?'” TCU manager Gary Patterson said.

It didn’t demeanour probable when Oregon (9-4) was rolling to a 28-0 lead behind standout comparison quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., and led 31-0 during halftime.

Adams upheld for 197 yards and a touchdown and led a Ducks on 4 uninterrupted touchdown drives, eluding sacks and throwing downfield as Oregon rolled early.

But Oregon stopped in a marks when Adams was harm on a singular called run for him. Adams knocked heads with TCU linebacker Derrick Kindred, left a diversion and never returned.

Jeff Lockie gathering Oregon to a margin idea that done it 31-0 during halftime, though a Ducks stalled there.

TCU scored on all of a security in a second half and overtime.

The Horned Frogs started their impetus behind with 17 points in a third quarter, twice scoring touchdowns on fourth down. Kohlhausen threw a touchdown pass to Jaelen Austin, afterwards ran 2 yards for his initial score.

“Nobody had any doubt we’d come behind from 31 points,” Kohlhausen said. “Their quarterback out, get a integrate scores, nobody had any doubt.”

TCU was gaining certainty with any play while Oregon seemed stranded in neutral. Lockie, who had played in service of Adams when he was harmed progressing this season, couldn’t pierce a offense as a TCU-dominated throng of scarcely 65,000 revved up.

“This whole year, generally on a defensive side, it’s been a onslaught in a second half to finish games,” Oregon defensive finish DeForest Buckner said.

Jaden Oberkrom’s 22-yard margin idea with 19 seconds left tied it, and TCU scored initial in a initial overtime when Kohlhausen strike Emanauel Porter for a 7-yard touchdown. Oregon answered with Royce Freeman’s third touchdown run.

After a teams exchanged margin goals in a second overtime, Kohlhausen sneaked around a right finish on an option, and clearly left behind his blockers until he was in a finish zone. TCU’s 2-point acclimatisation pass try failed, though Oregon’s final possibility to tie and keep a diversion going finished with an deficient pass on fourth down nearby a idea line.

TCU players stormed a margin when a diversion was over.

“Tough to finish like this,” Oregon manager Mar Helfrich said. “They done one some-more play that we did.”

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