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 Spring Scrimmage
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UTAH STATE: An aggressive and physical player that knows how to find the football... Is one of the strongest linebackers on the team... Has great instincts on the field and is deceivingly fast.
HONORS: First-Team All-WAC (2012); Academic All-WAC (2010, 2011, 2012).
2013 PRESEASON HONORS: Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List; College Sports Madness Second-Team All-Mountain West; Athlon Sports Third-Team All-Mountain West; Phil Steele Third-Team All-Mountain West.
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... Majoring in mechanical engineering... Last name is pronounced Doubt-ee.