The Houston Texans need to pick a backup for Matt Schaub. The Dallas Cowboys have to decide whether to keep a third quarterback.
Penn State was picked apart by Houston and star Case Keenum on Monday afternoon in Dallas. The Cougars won 30-14.
Lost among the off-field story lines is the intriguing TicketCity Bowl matchup of Penn State’s stingy defense and Houston’s high-octane offense.
Case Keenum threw for 457 yards and five touchdowns, Patrick Edwards had 181 yards receiving and four scores and No. 8 Houston earned a spot in the Conference USA championship game by beating Tulsa 48-16 on Friday.
The SMU defense kept Case Keenum and Houston’s prolific offense under control — at least as much as any team can control the high-scoring Cougars.
Case Keenum threw for 398 yards with five touchdowns, three in a nine-minute span of the third quarter when the Houston Cougars finally broke away in a 48-23 victory Saturday night to spoil North Texas’ first game in its new stadium.