UW vs. Missouri

Wyoming football players are embraced by fans on the field of War MEmorial Stadium in Laramie Saturday August 31 after winning their season opener against Missouri 37-31.

Wyoming football travels to Texas State at 5 p.m. MT on Saturday for its second game of the 2019 season. Refresh this page throughout the day for updates on the game.

Junior Gresch Jensen will make his first start at quarterback for Texas State, according to Keff Ciardello of the Austin American-Statesman.

FINAL: Wyoming 23, Texas State 14

Texas State gets it 1st and goal but an incomplete pass and the clock runs out. Final score ... Wyoming 23, Texas State 14. Cowboys move to 2-0 on the season.

Jensen to Graham and then a 24-yard pass to Haydel and Texas State is at the UW 30.

On first down, Garrett Crall with the sack of Jensen, but Texas State gets it to the 31 for a first down ... 1:37 on the clock.

Wyoming punts to Texas State and the Bobcats take over at their 19 with 1:37 remaining.

FOURTH QUARTER: Wyoming 23, Texas State 14

Wyoming gets inside Texas State's 5 on Chambers' pass to tight end Jackson Marcotte. The Cowboys can't turn into a touchdown and instead settle for Rothe's 19-yard field goal to cap an 18-play, 88-yard scoring drive. Wyoming 23, Texas State 14 (10:19)

Leevi Lafaele puts a lick on Jensen, forcing an incompletion on third down. Wyoming gets the ball back at its own 8.

END 3Q: Wyoming 20, Texas State 14

THIRD QUARTER: Wyoming 20, Texas State 14

Wyoming forces a punt on Texas State's first possession and gets in Texas State territory on a 44-yard completion from Chambers to Gunner Gentry. But the drive stalls, and the Cowboys settle for a 37-yard field goal from Rothe to cut into the deficit. Texas State 14, Wyoming 13 (10:44)

Texas State crosses midfield again, but Tyler Hall breaks in front of a receiver to pick Jensen. He returns it 72 yards to give Wyoming its first lead of the game. Wyoming 20, Texas State 14 (8:36)

Texas State again gets across midfield, but Jensen is called for intentional grounding to put the Bobcats behind the chains. Mario Mora then sacks Jensen on third down, forcing Texas State to punt. Wyoming takes over at its own 10.

Wyoming converts a pair of third downs and gets a 4-yard run from Swen for another first down at its own 42 as the third quarter ends.

HALFTIME: Texas State 14, Wyoming 10

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SECOND QUARTER: Texas State 14, Wyoming 10

Chambers scrambles for 25 yards to pick up a first down, but Xazavian Valladay is eventually stuffed on a third-down run. Rothe connects on a 47-yard field goal to get Wyoming on the board. Texas State 7, Wyoming 3 (12:59)

Texas State responds with a 50-yard catch-and-run score from Gresch Jensen to Jah'Marae Sheread, who weaves through the defense to pad the Bobcats' lead. Texas State 14, Wyoming 3 (11:15)

Chambers' second-down pass to Rocket Ismail Jr. is incomplete but draws a pass-interference penalty. But Wyoming is forced to punt again after three runs net just 8 yards. Texas State takes over at its own 20.

Texas State moves past midfield again, but the Cowboys pressure Jensen into a high throw on third down from Wyoming's 47. It's intercepted by Braden Smith, who returns past midfield to the Bobcats' 46.

Wyoming makes its first trip to the red zone with the help of a penalty for a late hit on Austin Conway's run on the edge. After a few more runs, Chambers keeps on the bootleg and scores from 7 yards out to cap a six-play, 46-yard scoring drive. Texas State 14, Wyoming 10 (2:56)

Wyoming gets the ball back on Jensen's fumble near midfield, but Ismail can't haul in a second-down shot to the end zone and Chambers' third-down pass goes through Dontae Crow's hands. The Cowboys will punt again.

Wyoming forces another punt with 1 seconds left in the half. Chambers' heave to the end zone is incomplete. John Okwoli and Gunner Gentry are flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of the play to end the half.

END 1Q: Texas State 7, Wyoming 0

FIRST QUARTER: Texas State 7, Wyoming 0

Tyler Hall sets the offense up in Texas State territory with a 52-yard return on the opening kickoff, but freshman running back Titus Swen is stuffed on an outside run on third-and-5. Cooper Rothe misses on a 43-yard field goal.

Texas State needs just 1 minute, 51 seconds to take the lead. Caleb Twyford caps a six-play, 74-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run. Texas State 7, Wyoming 0 (9:57)

Wyoming goes three and out on its second possession. Some confusion between Sean Chambers and Trey Smith on the third-down handoff, and Texas State blows the play up for a loss. Texas State takes over at its own 42-yard line.

Texas State drives to Wyoming's 22 before C.J. Coldon breaks up Gresch Jensen's third-down pass. Joshua Rowland is wide on a 37-yard field goal attempt, and Wyoming takes over at its own 20.

Freshman running back Titus Swen picks up a first down on a first-down run, but Sean Chambers' first two passes of the night are incomplete. Cameron Murray is called for kick-catch interference on Wyoming's punt, and Texas State takes over at its own. 42.

Texas State crosses midfield again but doesn't get much more. Logan Wilson tackles Hutch White for a 2-yard loss on third down, and Texas State punts. Wyoming to its own 37 after a punt and will face a third-and-8 to start the second quarter.

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Davis Potter is the University of Wyoming athletics reporter. An Alabama native and 2011 Auburn University graduate, Potter joined the Star-Tribune in 2018 after five years covering Ole Miss and the Southeastern Conference. He lives in Laramie.

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