Fresno State vs. SJSU In-Game Notes

    Nov. 26, 2011

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    Pre-Game Notes
    • Fresno State captains: 7, 70
    • Fresno State won the toss, deferred to the second half. Bulldogs to kickoff and defend the North goal.
    • Senior Bryce Harris made his 38th consecutive start at left tackle for the bulldogs.

    1st Quarter
    Robbie Rouse's second carry of the game gave him seven yards rushing and moved him ahead of Ron Rivers for the most rushing yards by a Bulldog in back-to-back seasons. Rivers had 2,474 yards from 1992-93. Rouse's seven yards gave him 2,478 yards from last year to this year.
    Jalen Saunders' 11-yard catch at 10:20 gave him a reception in 25-straight games.
    Kevin Goessling's extra point at 8:07 tied him with Derek Mahoney for the most points scored in school history (364).
    Derek Carr's 27-yard pass to Isaiah Burse pushed him over 3,000 yards passing on the seasons. He becomes the fifth quarterback in Fresno State history to have a 3,000-yard passing season.
    • That 27-yard catch by Burse gave him 77 yards receiving in the game, a new career-high.
    Kevin Goessling got the school scoring record all to himself when he hit a 39-yard field goal at 3:38.

    2nd Quarter
    Robbie Rouse's 25-yard run at 8:37 pushed him over 3,000 yards rushing in his career. He becomes the fifth Bulldog tailback in school history to rush for over 3,000 yards.
    Isaiah Green intercepted his first career pass at 5:57. It was Fresno State's fifth interception this year.
    Robbie Rouse scored his second rushing touchdown of the game five seconds before the half. This is his fourth game this season with two rushing touchdowns and the eighth of his career.
    • Fresno State outgained SJSU 274-167 in the first half and held the Spartans to 28 yards rushing.

    3rd Quarter
    Robbie Rouse's five-yard run on the second play of the half pushed him over 100-yards rushing. It is his eighth 100-yard rushing game this year and the 12th of his career. He is now tied with three other Bulldog tailbacks for the second-most 100-yard rushing games in a season.
    Isaiah Burse's 28-yard reception inside of the seven-minute mark gave him four catches for 105 yards and his first career 100-yard receiving game.
    J.B. Dock forced the first fumble of his career, which L.J. Jones recovered at the Fresno State 23-yard line at 3:30.
    • This is the first game Fresno State has forced two turnovers since the second week of the season. Fresno State had forced two turnovers in each of its first two games in 2011, but had just three total over the next nine games.

    4th Quarter
    Isaiah Burse's -yard return at 11:30 gave him
    Jalen Saunders caught a 24-yard touchdown pass at 6:15 for his 11th touchdown catch of the season. He has caught a TD in six-straight games now.

     

     

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