Fresno State at Nevada In-Game Notes

    Nov. 10, 2012

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    Pre-Game Notes
    • Fresno State captains: 4, 8, 16, 32, 34
    • Nevada won the coin toss, deferred to the second half. Fresno State to receiving opening kickoff and defend south goal.

    1st Quarter
    Robbie Rouse's 2-yard run at 12:46 put him over 5,000 all-purpose yards in his career. He joins Bernard Berrian as the only players in school history to gain over 5,000 all-purpose yards in a career.
    Derek Carr hit Davante Adams on a 36-yard touchdown pass to put Fresno State up 7-0 at 6:27. It was Adams' 10th TD catch this year and becomes the seventh Bulldog to catch 10 or more TDs in a single-season. It is also his sixth-straight game with a touchdown reception.

    2nd Quarter
    Derron Smith intercepted a pass and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown to give Fresno State a 14-7 lead. It was Fresno State's sixth pick-six this year, which is a school and Mountain West record.
    • Fresno State has now picked off a pass in nine-straight games.
    Derek Carr hit Marcel Jensen on 32-yard touchdown pass to tie the game at 21. It was Jensen's second TD of the season and third of his career.
    Derek Carr threw for 165 yards in the first half. He surpassed Tom Brandstater for the sixth most career passing yards in school history.

    3rd Quarter
    • Donovan Lewis sacked Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo, forcing a fumble that Tyeler Davison recovered in the end zone for a touchdown. It was Fresno State's 28th forced turnover this year.
    • Fresno State has now scored seven defensive touchdowns this year.
    Phillip Thomas intercepted his nation's leading eighth pass of the season at 12:10. Fresno State now has 19 interceptions on the season.
    Robbie Rouse's 42-yard run inside the 10-minute mark put him over 100 yards rushing in the game. It is his school-record 20th 100-yard rushing game.
    Travis Brown stripped Nevada's running back Stefphon Jefferson and returned it 26 yards for a touchdown and Fresno State's third defensive touchdown in the game.
    • Fresno State's three defensive touchdowns ties for the most in a game in school history. The only other game the 'Dogs have scored three touchdowns was on Sept. 5, 2004 when Fresno State returned two picks for TDs and returned one fumble for a score.
    Robbie Rouse scores his first rushing touchdown of game at 5:41, giving Fresno State a 44-21 lead. It was his 36th career rushing touchdown, which is the second most in school history.
    Davante Adams through three quarters had seven receptions for 112 yards and one touchdown. This is his fourth 100-yard receiving game this season, which ties for the seventh-most in school history.
    Robbie Rouse's 164 yards rushing through three quarters was already the most he has rushed for in any game this season.
    • The 23 points in the third quarter is the most the Bulldogs have scored in any third quarter this season.

    4th Quarter
    Robbie Rouse's 39-yard touchdown run at 10:09 put him at 223 yards rushing in his career. He sets a new school record for the most 200 yard rushing games in his career with three.
    Phillip Thomas recorded his second double-digit tackle game of his career.

     

     

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