NCAA Game Summary - Colorado State at B-Y-U|
(Saturday, November 3rd)
Final Score: B-Y-U 35, Colorado State 16
Provo, UT (Sports Network) - Max Hall threw for 355 yards and three touchdown
passes to lead the BYU Cougars to a 35-16 victory over the Colorado State Rams
in a Mountain West Conference tilt at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
Hall completed 22-of-30 pass attempts in the BYU (6-2, 4-0 MWC) victory, while
Harvey Unga and Austin Collie recorded 110 and 111 receiving yards,
respectively. Unga added 51 yards and a touchdown on the ground, while Collie
had a receiving touchdown for the Cougars.
Caleb Hanie went just 18-of-33 for 161 yards and an interception in the loss
for Colorado State (1-7, 0-5). Gartrell Johnson gained 72 yards on the ground.
Hall got the Cougars into the end zone midway through the first quarter,
hooking up with Michael Reed for a nine-yard score.
A 25-yard field goal by Jason Smith put Colorado State on the board early in
the second period.
Midway through the frame, Manase Tonga found the end zone on a three-yard
plunge to give BYU a 14-3 lead.
Minutes later, the Cougars extended their advantage, as Hall completed a 45-
yard scoring strike to Collie.
BYU opened up a 28-3 lead early in the third quarter, on a three-yard
touchdown run by Unga.
Colorado State finally found the end zone midway through the fourth quarter,
on a three-yard run by Michael Myers.
But Hall hit Joe Semanoff on a five-yard scoring toss just minutes later to
increase the Cougar lead to 35-9.
A 31-yard interception return by Jesse Nading put the Rams into the end zone
once more late in the period, with the touchdown accounting for the game's
final score, 35-16.
BYU extended its conference win streak to 12 games behind a strong 21-3 first
half, as the running game took over and sealed the victory in the second half.
11/03 23:14:55 ET