Fresno State at Louisiana Tech

Fresno St. 40, Louisiana Tech 34


RUSTON, La. (AP) -Ryan Colburn passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns to Jamel Hamler as Fresno State defeated Louisiana Tech 40-34 on Saturday.

Robbie Rouse rushed for 286 yards and a touchdown on 43 carries as Fresno State (6-2, 4-1 Western Athletic Conference) gained 529 yards total offense, 229 rushing and 300 passing.

Louisiana Tech (3-6, 2-3) led 14-0 less than four minutes into the game, but Fresno State came back to take a 17-14 lead as Colburn threw 6- and 10-yard touchdown passes to Hamler, who finished with eight catches for 118 yards, and Kevin Goessling kicked a 49-yard field goal.

Louisiana Tech retook the lead on Ross Jenkins' 20-yard pass to Taulib Ikharo, but Fresno State scored three times in an 8:53 span of the fourth quarter to lead 33-21 as Colburn scored on a 1-yard run and threw a 33-yard pass to Hamler, and Goessling kicked a 27-yard field goal.

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Scoring Summary
LATECHTaulib Ikharo 28 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson kick)
LATECHTaulib Ikharo 0 yd pass from Richie Casey (Matt Nelson kick)
FREJamel Hamler 6 yd pass from Ryan Colburn (Kevin Goessling kick)
FREKevin Goessling 49 yd FG
FREJamel Hamler 10 yd pass from Ryan Colburn (Kevin Goessling kick)
LATECHTaulib Ikharo 20 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson kick)
FRERyan Colburn 1 yd run (Kevin Goessling kick)
FREKevin Goessling 27 yd FG
FREJamel Hamler 33 yd pass from Ryan Colburn (missed kick)
LATECHPhillip Livas 95 yd kick return (Matt Nelson kick)
FRERobbie Rouse 51 yd run (Kevin Goessling kick)
LATECHRichie Casey 19 yd pass from Ross Jenkins (blocked XP)
Team Stats
First Downs2612
Third Down Efficiency10-214-13
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-2
Plays-Net Yards89-52955-308
Passing Yds229219
Kick Return Yds74262
Punt Return Yds1329
Time of Poss.41:218:58
Individual Stats
FRE: Robbie Rouse 43-286, Ryan Colburn 7-20, Jalen Saunders 1-2, A.J. Ellis 2-0, Kenny Wiggins 1--3, Team 2--5
LATECH: Lennon Creer 17-56, Ross Jenkins 5-24, Matt Broha 1-6, Myke Compton 1-3
FRE: Ryan Colburn 20-33-229-1
LATECH: Ross Jenkins 16-30-176-1, Richie Casey 1-1-43-0
FRE: Jamel Hamler 8-118, Rashad Evans 3-36, Jalen Saunders 3-13, Robbie Rouse 2-25, A.J. Ellis 2-7, Austin Raphael 1-20, Isaiah Burse 1-10
LATECH: Lennon Creer 6-41, Richie Casey 4-56, Taulib Ikharo 3-53, Lyle Fitte 3-26, Ross Jenkins 1-43 Shop