Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
Keeton's 399 Yards of Total Offense Not Enough
Senior running back Joey DeMartino carried the ball 16 times for 100 yards.
Utah State Football Concludes Fourth Week of Spring Practice With Both Sides of the Ball Making Plays In Controlled Scrimmage
Offensive highlights for Utah State included senior running back Joey DeMartino who had eight carries for 47 yards with three touchdowns.
Utah State Football Concludes Third Week of Spring Practice With Solid Play on Both Sides of the Ball In Situational Scrimmage Thursday
Junior quarterback Chuckie Keeton finished the scrimmage completing 8-of-13 passes for 118 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
Utah State Football Spring Scrimmage
UTAH STATE: A fast and talented wide receiver who has developed into a deep threat... Has great height for his position to go along with very strong hands allowing him to make difficult catches.
2013 (SO): Played in 13 games with five starts... Finished the season with 29 receptions for 285 yards (9.8 ypr) with a team-leading six touchdown receptions... Had a career-high two touchdown receptions in the season-opener at Utah (8/29)... Also had touchdown receptions at USC (9/21), at San José State (9/27), against Wyoming (11/30), and against No. 24 Northern Illinois (12/26) in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl... Had a career-high five receptions against both Air Force (9/7) and SJSU, and had a career-best 79 receiving yards against San José State, including a career-long reception of 32 yards... Added two tackles during the season.
2012 (RS-FR): Played in eight games and finished the season with three receptions for 19 yards (6.3 ypr)... Caught two passes for 16 yards against Utah (9/7) and had one reception for three yards at San Jose State (10/13)... Also recorded a special teams tackle against New Mexico State (10/20).
2011 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was named a Parade All-America as well as a first-team U.S. Air Force All-America in leading Millwood (Okla.) High School to a 13-1 record on the season (5-0 league)...A two-way superstar, led the state of Oklahoma with 17 interceptions during senior season and set a national record by returning eight of those picks for touchdowns, totaling more than 800 interception return yards in the process... Also was eighth in the state of Oklahoma in receiving, catching 46 passes for 1,204 yards (26.2 ypr) and 17 touchdowns during his senior season... Selected to represent the state of Oklahoma and play in the prestigious Oil Bowl All-Star game... Rated as the 20th-best college prospect in Oklahoma by Rivals.com prior to the 2010 season following a junior season where he had totals of 43 tackles and four interceptions on defense, while catching 38 passes for 744 yards (19.6 ypr) and 11 touchdowns.
PERSONAL: Son of William and Nicole Swindall... Has one brother, Tramain, who played wide receiver at Texas Tech... Uncle, Shawn Swindall, played football at West Virginia... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... Last name is pronounced Swin-dull.