Post-Game Notes

 

 
 

Oct. 6, 2012

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PROVO, Utah -


UTAH STATE FOOTBALL POST-GAME NOTES
vs. BYU (10/5/12)

TEAM NOTES
• Utah State's three points are its fewest since losing at No. 19 Boise State, 52-0, on Nov. 2010, 2007, a span of 52 games. It is also the first time USU did not score a touchdown since losing at home to Idaho, 28-6, on Nov. 20, 2010.
• Utah State had season-lows in total offense (243) and rushing yards (41).
• Utah State had won three straight games when trailing at the half entering tonight.
• Utah State's six points allowed on the road are its fewest since it won at UNLV, 42-0, on Nov. 11, 1995.
• Utah State has now held each of its first six opponents this year to less than 21 points and the last time a USU accomplished that feat was in 1962.
• Utah State is now 5-4 against teams from the state of Utah under head coach Gary Andersen.
• Utah State is now 4-2 in its last six road games and 6-16 on the road under Andersen.
• During the last two years, Utah State has had 10 of its last 13 games decided by one score and is 6-3 in its last nine games decided by one score.
• Utah State's 13-play scoring drive in the first quarter is its second-longest of the season in terms of plays behind its 19-play drive at Colorado State.
• Utah State has now-outscored its opponents 54-0 in the first quarter this season.
• Utah State was 1-for-1 on fourth downs and is now 2-of-5 on fourth downs on the season.
• Utah State blocked its third kick of the season as junior DL Paul Piukala blocked a 34-yard FG. Sophomore LB Zach Vigil blocked a punt against Utah and redshirt freshman DL Jordan Nielsen blocked and an extra point at Wisconsin.
• After not allowing a TD in the first-half in each of its first four games, Utah State has now allowed on first-half TD in each of its last two games. Overall, USU has out-scored its opponents 88-22 in the first-half this year.

PLAYER NOTES
• Sophomore QB Chuckie Keeton attempted a career-high 38 passes, and tied his career-high with 22 completions.
• Senior WR Matt Austin caught a career-high seven passes.
• Redshirt freshman LB Kyler Fackrell recorded his first career interception. Vigil had 10 tackles for his second career double-figure tackle game.
• Senior FS McKade Brady had a season-high 14 tackles, marking the third time this year and seventh time in his career he has recorded double-digit tackles.
• Sophomore LB Zach Vigil tied his career-high for the third time this season with 10 tackles.
• Junior DL Connor Williams tied his career-high with five tackles.

 

 

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