Silicon Valley Classic Matchup

Dec. 12, 2000

By The Associated Press

AIR FORCE (8-3)

55  CS Northridge             6
31  BYU                      23
23  at Utah                  14
13  at UNLV                  34
27  Navy                     13
51  at Wyoming               34
23  New Mexico               29
31  at Notre Dame, OT        34
41  at Army                  27
44  Colorado St.             40
45  San Diego St.            24

FRESNO ST. (7-4)

10  at Ohio St.              43
21  at UCLA                  24
17  California                3
27  at Rice                  24
58  Nevada                   21
13  at UTEP                  23
34  Tulsa                    12
45  Hawaii                   27
 7  at TCU                   24
14  SMU                       7
37  at San Jose St.           6

Rushing Offense

                   Car   Yds  Yds Pg
Air Force          647  3244  294.9
Fresno St.         378  1339  121.7

Passing Offense
                   Att Cp   Yds Yds Pg
Air Force          205 116  1727 157.0
Fresno St.         337 204  2497 227.0

Total Offense
                   Plays  Yds Yds Pg
Air Force           852  4971 451.9
Fresno St.          715  3836 348.7

Rushing Defense
                   Car   Yds  Yds Pg
Air Force          414  1755  159.6
Fresno St.         454  1624  147.6

Pass Efficiency Defense
                 Att  Cp  Yds Tds  Pts
Air Force        324 175 2348 16 135.50
Fresno St.       370 195 2261  9 119.09

Total Defense
                   Plays  Yds Yds Pg
Air Force           738  4103 373.0
Fresno St.          824  3885 353.1

Net Punting
                            No. Yds  Net
                  Punts Avg Ret Ret  Avg
Air Force           51 40.0  24  353 33.1
Fresno St.          63 37.5  24  141 35.2

Punt Returns
                    No  Yds  Avg
Air Force           27  213   7.9
Fresno St.          25  314  12.6

Kickoff Returns
                    No  Yds  Avg
Air Force           25  534  21.4
Fresno St.          32  614  19.2

Turnover Margin
                        Gained      Lost
                    Fum Int Tot  Fum Int Tot  Mar/Gm
Air Force           12   7  19   6   6  12    .64
Fresno St.          10  13  23  10  11  21    .18

Scoring Offense
                    G  Pts  Avg
Air Force          11  384  34.9
Fresno St.         11  276  25.1

Scoring Defense
                    G  Pts  Avg
Air Force          11  278  25.3
Fresno St.         11  214  19.5

Fresno St. Bowl History

Jan. 1, 1946 Raisin Bowl-Drake 13, Fresno St. 12
Nov. 23, 1961 Mercy Bowl-Fresno St. 26, Bowling Green 6
Dec. 18, 1982 California Bowl-Fresno St. 29, Bowling Green 28
Dec. 14, 1985 California Bowl-Fresno St. 51, Bowling Green 7
Dec. 10, 1988 California Bowl-Fresno St. 35, Western Michigan 30
Dec. 9, 1989 California Bowl-Fresno St. 27, Ball St. 6
Dec. 14, 1991 California Bowl-Bowling Green 28, Fresno St. 21
Dec. 29, 1992 Freedom Bowl-Fresno St. 24, Southern Cal 7
Dec. 25, 1993 Aloha Bowl-Colorado 41, Fresno St. 30
Dec. 18, 1999 Las Vegas Bowl-Utah 17, Fresno St. 16

Air Force Bowl History

Jan. 1, 1959 Cotton Bowl-Air Force 0, Texas Christian 0, tie
Dec. 28, 1963 Gator Bowl-North Carolina 35, Air Force 0
Jan. 1, 1971 Sugar Bowl-Tennessee 34, Air Force 13
Dec. 31, 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl-Air Force 36, Vanderbilt 28
Dec. 10, 1983 Independence Bowl-Air Force 9, Mississippi 3
Dec. 15, 1984 Independence Bowl-Air Force 23, Virginia Tech 7
Dec. 31, 1985 Bluebonnet Bowl-Air Force 24, Texas 16
Dec. 30, 1987 Freedom Bowl-Arizona St. 33, Air Force 28
Dec. 28, 1989 Liberty Bowl-Mississippi 42, Air Force 29
Dec. 27, 1990 Liberty Bowl-Air Force 23, Ohio St. 11
Dec. 29, 1991 Liberty Bowl-Air Force 38, Mississippi St. 15
Dec. 31, 1992 Liberty Bowl-Mississippi 13, Air Force 0
Dec. 27, 1995 Copper Bowl-Texas Tech 55, Air Force 41
Dec. 20, 1997 Las Vegas Bowl-Oregon 41, Air Force 13
Dec. 25, 1998 Oahu Bowl-Air Force 45, Washington 25

 

 

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