Post-Game Notes

 

 
 

Sept. 14, 2013

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UTAH STATE FOOTBALL

Post-Game Notes vs. Weber State (9/14/13)

TEAM NOTES
* Tonight's attendance was 25,513 for USU's second sellout in as many seasons and tied for its 17th-largest crowd in Romney Stadium history.
* Utah State's 70 points are its most since scoring 76 in defeating New Mexico State, 76-0, in 1964.
* Utah State's 63-point victory is its seventh-largest in school history and largest since defeating New Mexico State, 76-0, in 1964.
* Utah State has now won nine-straight home games, which is its longest home winning streak since the 1959-63 teams set a school record with 17 straight home wins. Overall, USU's current nine-game winning streak is tied for the fourth-longest home winning streak in school history along with the 1910-12 teams, 1917-20 teams and 1934-36 teams.
* Utah State has now won six straight home games against in-state opponents and is 9-1 in its last 10 non-conference home games.
* Utah State has now won five straight home openers and improved to 77-38-2 all-time in home openers.
* Utah State improves to 51-30-2 all-time in Homecoming games.
* Utah State has won 18 of its last 22 games overall, which is its best stretch since going 18-2-1 during the 1960-61 seasons.
* Utah State had 10 different receivers catch a pass for the second consecutive game.
* The Aggies had a season-high nine different rushers carry the ball, which is most since at least 1995, according to available records.
* Utah State's 49 first-half points are the most in any half since at least 1964 when USU defeated New Mexico State, 76-0.
* Utah State scored touchdowns on each of its first seven series of the game for the first time since at least 1964, according to available records.
* Utah State has now led at the half in 17 of its last 18 games and improves to 14-3 in those games.
* Utah State has scored a touchdown on its first drive of the game for the second consecutive week and for the ninth time in its last 16 games dating back to the beginning of the 2011 season.
* USU's 587 yards of total offense are its most since its 593 yards of total offense against Texas State last season and ranks No. 14 on the Aggies' single-game total offense list.
* Utah State has had at least 300 passing yards in each of its three games this season and six of its last eight games.
* Utah State has now produced at least 500 yards of total offense in each of its last two games and in seven of its last nine games dating back to last season.
* USU had over 200 yards rushing for the second game in a row and five of its last seven games with its season-best 267 yards on the ground.
* The 138 yards of total offense by Weber State is No. 21 on USU's total defense list and fewest since limiting Idaho State to 111 total yards of offense in 1997. Furthermore, the 34 passing yards allowed are USU's 14th-fewest in school history and fewest since 1997 when USU held Idaho State to 16 passing yards.
* The Aggies had six scoring drives of less than two minutes, and USU has now had nine scoring drives with three last week at Air Force.

PLAYER NOTES
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton has thrown five touchdown passes in each of his last two games, tying his own school record along with Anthony Calvillo and Tony Adams who also threw five touchdown passes in a game twice during their career, and Brent Snyder who accomplished the feat once. Overall, Keeton has now thrown five touchdown passes in a game three times in his career. Overall, Keeton now has 50 career touchdown passes.
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton has now thrown at least two touchdown passes in each of his three games this year and for the 16th time in his career. It is also the second time in as many games and seventh time in his career he has thrown at least three touchdown passes in a game, and the second time in as many games and fourth time in his career he has thrown at least four touchdown passes in a game.
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton completed 19 passes in the first half and now has 463 career completions, moving ahead of Anthony Calvillo (444), Tony Adams (456) and Eric Hipple (459) and into third-place all-time at USU for career completions.
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton passed for 249 yards in the first half and now has 5,496 career passing yards moving ahead of Matt Sauk (5,385) and into seventh-place all-time at USU for career passing yards.
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton had 274 yards of total offense in the first-half, giving him 6,595 career yards of total offense moving him ahead of Tony Adams (6,587) and into third-place all-time at USU for career total offense.
* Junior QB Chuckie Keeton rushed for 25 yards in the first half to give him 1,099 career rushing yards to rank 23rd all-time in school history.
* Senior TE D.J. Tialavea recorded his first multi-touchdown game of his career. Overall, he has four career touchdown receptions. He also tied his career-high with three receptions.
* Senior RB Joey DeMartino had a career-high three rushing touchdowns, including a career-long rush of 60 yards. DeMartino now has four rushing touchdown this year and five in his career. DeMartino also recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game with 105 yards. He also had a career-long rush of 60 yards in the game.
* Senior WR Travis Reynolds recorded his second touchdown reception of the season and third of his career. His 39-yard TD reception is also a career-long, while his 71 receiving yards are also a career-high.
* Junior LB Kyler Fackrell caught his first career touchdown on his first career reception.
* Junior WR Ronald Butler caught his second career pass at USU, and had a career-best two receptions.
* Junior WR Shaan Johnson had career-highs in both receptions (4) and receiving yards (48).
* Junior TE Keegan Andersen caught his second career touchdown on a career-long 56-yard pass.
* Junior QB Craig Harrison threw his first career touchdown pass on the 56-yard play to Andersen.
* Senior RB Robert Marshall had a career-high 57 rushing yards and a career-long run of 40 yards.
* Junior WR Alex Wheat, Jr., caught his first career pass.
* Sophomore LB Jordan Nielsen and freshman S Dayton DeLoach both recovered their first career fumbles.
* Aggies with career-highs in tackles include junior S Frankie Sutera (8), redshirt freshman LB Nick Vigil (7), freshman DL Ricky Ali'ifua (6), junior LB Keylon Hollis (6), sophomore LB Jarom Baldomero (5), sophomore LB La'Bradford Harold (5), junior CB Jeremy Morris (4), sophomore linebacker Torrey Green (3), redshirt freshman CB Dre Snowden (2), redshirt freshman DE Eric Bernston (2).

 

 

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