SMU holds on to win first game at Texas State, 31-24

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Shane Buechele threw for 367 yards and a touchdown and SMU held on despite two second-half turnovers to win its first game at Texas State, 31-24  in the season opener for both teams. Buechele threw a 51-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Roberson Jr. in the third quarter that gave the Mustangs the lead for good, 24-21 late in the third quarter. Buechele threw an interception with the game tied 21-21 but the Bobcats fumbled the ball away two plays later.