Joey DeMartino Named Offensive MVP With 143 Rushing Yards; Doughty Tabbed Defensive MVP With Eight Tackles, Forced Fumble
USU ranks among the top 20 teams in the nation in four offfensive categories.
Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
Keeton's 399 Yards of Total Offense Not Enough
USU also had two players honored during the league's preseason meetings as senior center Tyler Larsen and sophomore linebacker Kyler Fackrell were both named to the league's 25-player preseason first-team.
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Utah State Football vs BYU, 2013
Utah State Football Spring Scrimmage
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HONORS: San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Defensive Most Valuable Player (2013); First-Team All-Mountain West (2013); College Sports Madness First-Team All-Mountain West (2013); Phil Steele Second-Team All-Mountain West (2013); National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society (2013); College Sports Madness Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week (11/9/13; 11/23/13); College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention National Linebacker of the Week (11/9/13); College Football Performance Awards National Linebacker of the Week and National Defensive Player of the Week (12/7/13); First-Team All-WAC (2012); Academic All-Mountain West (2013); Academic All-WAC (2010, 2011, 2012).
2013 (SR): Started all 14 games and earned first-team all-Mountain West honors... Was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl after recording 1.5 tackles for loss as part of his eight total tackles against No. 24 Northern Illinois, to go along with a forced fumble... Had 148 total tackles (42-solo, 106-assist) on the season to rank second in the nation at the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level... Those 148 tackles also rank fourth all-time in the history of the Mountain West and fifth all-time in Utah State history... Finished the year ranking fourth in the Mountain West and 10th in the nation with 10.6 tackles per game... Also ranked tied for first on the team with two forced fumbles, first with four quarterback hurries, third with 12.0 tackles for loss, and tied for fifth with 2.0 sacks... Also had three pass breakups, one interception and one fumble recovery on the season... Scored his first career touchdown on an 86-yard fumble return at No. 24 Fresno State in the inaugural Mountain West Championship game... Intercepted his second career pass against Wyoming... Recorded a career-high 19 tackles against Boise State and finished the season with nine double-digit tackle outings, including four in his final five games... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.
2012 (JR): Started all 13 games... Earned first-team all-WAC honors after leading the team, ranking second in the conference and tied for 71st in the nation with 109 tackles (8.4 pg)... Also recorded 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack during the season, to go along with four pass breakups and three quarterback hurries... Recovered his first career fumble at Wisconsin (9/15) and intercepted his first career pass at No. 19 Louisiana Tech (11/17)... Recorded double-digit tackles in four games, including in back-to-back outings at Louisiana Tech and against Idaho (11/24) as he had a career-high 18 stops against the Bulldogs to go along with 12 tackles against the Vandals... Also had 13 tackles against UNLV (9/29) and 10 against New Mexico State (10/20)... Recorded at least five tackles in 11 games during the season... Notched his first career sack at San Jose State (10/13) as USU set a single-game school record with 13 sacks in the contest... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2011 (SO): Logged action in all 13 games... Totaled 24 tackles (12-solo, 14-assists) as well as being tied for ninth on the team with 3.0 tackles for a loss... Top outings were Wyoming (10/8) and Hawai`i (11/5) games with five tackles each... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2010 (RS-FR): Played in all 12 games, starting in USU's season finale against Boise State (12/4)... Finished the year with 22 tackles (12-solo, 10-assists) and 1.0 tackle for loss... Racked up a season-high seven tackles against Nevada (10/30)... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2009 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped Juan Diego (Utah) High School to 3A state championship in 2008 along with Region 8 titles from 2005-08... Earned all-state accolades after posting 115 tackles with six sacks and two interceptions his senior season... Posted 102 stops with three interceptions as a junior... Also lettered in basketball, lacrosse, wrestling and track & field... Finished fifth in the state in wrestling as a senior... Helped Juan Diego HS to region baseball titles in 2005-07.
PERSONAL: Son of Jason and Paula Doughty... Has one brother and one sister... Graduated from Utah State in the spring of 2014 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering... Last name is pronounced Doubt-ee.
CAREER HIGHS: Tackles: 19, vs. Boise St. (10/12/13); Sack: 1, three times; TFL: 2.5, twice; INT: 1, twice; TD: 1, at Fresno St. (12/7/13).