Thompson, Bright lead No. 18 Utah State past Hawaii 56-17
HONOLULU (AP) — Utah State extended its winning streak Saturday, while Hawaii tried to keep its season from slipping away.
Darwin Thompson and Gerold Bright each ran for three touchdowns as No. 18 Utah State won its eighth straight game, 56-17 over Hawaii on Saturday night.
The Aggies (8-1, 5-0 Mountain West) amassed 601 yards of total offense, including 426 rushing, and had a pair of 28-point quarters to pull away from the Rainbow Warriors (6-5, 3-3).
Utah State holds off Air Force for 42-32 win
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love threw for a career-high 356 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah State rally for a 42-32 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
Ron'quavion Tarver had 128 yards on nine receptions for the Aggies. Gerold Bright added 101 yards rushing and two scores on 11 carries. Utah State (3-1) won its conference opener for the fifth time in six seasons since joining the Mountain West Conference.
Utah State bowl eligible after 38-0 win over Hawaii
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love passed for a score and ran for another, Gerold Bright and LaJuan Hunt each had scoring runs, and Utah State beat Hawaii 38-0 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in seven years.
Freshman quarterback Kent Myers also threw a TD pass for the Aggies (6-5, 4-3 Mountain West), whose defense forced a goal-line fumble and five punts and stopped the Rainbow Warriors four times on downs.
What a difference a week can make.
In a 46-10 road loss to Wake Forest, Utah State’s defense got burned time after time by big plays. The Demon Deacons completed passes of 45, 43, 40, 37 and 34 yards, and busted out rushes of 59 and 23 yards.
Sanders kicks 40-yard FG; New Mexico beats Utah State 24-21
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Teriyon Gipson ran for two touchdowns, and Jason Sanders kicked a 40-yard field goal with 1:06 remaining to give New Mexico a 24-21 victory over Utah State on Saturday night.
Utah State (3-7, 1-6 Mountain West) led 21-6 early in the third quarter. Gipson scored twice from inside the 5 in the third quarter to tie it 21-all.
Granted, they weren’t playing in pads and didn’t have to worry about getting lit up by a defensive back, but a pair of young wide receivers caught the attention of Utah State head football head Matt Wells during the first practice of fall camp.
Redshirt freshman Gerold Bright and true freshman Rayshad Lewis shined Friday afternoon at the USU practice field, which is located adjacent to the Stan Laub Indoor Training Center. Bright, who rushed for 1,520 yards and 21...