Another undefeated team lost on Saturday, with UConn upsetting No. 19 Houston after the Huskies made a game-sealing interception in the fourth quarter.
Ward completed one of two passes before Huskies cornerback Jamar Summers picked off his pass attempt towards the sidelines.
UConn ran out the clock in the final minute to hand the Cougars their first loss of the season.
Houston drops to 10–1, and UConn moves to 6–5.