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Fresno State holds off Idaho 31-21

Nov 8, 2009 - 7:13 AM MOSCOW, Idaho(AP) -- Ryan Mathews ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns as Fresno State defeated Idaho 31-21 on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (6-3, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) raced out to a 24-0 first-half lead before holding off a late surge by the Vandals (7-3, 4-2).

Idaho's Brian Reader, who started in place of Nate Enderle who has an injured rotator cuff, threw for 239 yards and two scores and also ran for a TD. Enderle is day to day.

Mathews' 1-yard touchdown run with 1:07 left before halftime put Fresno State up 24-0. He also scored on a 77-yard run on the opening play from scrimmage and on a 1-yard run in the third quarter.

Bulldogs quarterback Ryan Colburn was 14 for 14 for 159 yards.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 17 7 7 0 31
    IDAHO 0 0 7 14 21 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, RYAN MATHEWS 67 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK), 0:19.
    FRESNO ST 7-0
    FRESNO ST - TD, SEYI AJIROTUTU 18 YD
    PASS FROM RYAN COLBURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 6:28. FRESNO
    ST 14-0
    FRESNO ST - FG, K

    Nov 8 1:49 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD IDAHO
    MAURICE SHAW 69 YD PASS FROM BRIAN READER
    (TWO-POINT PASS CONVERSION FAILED)
    FRESNO ST 31
    IDAHO 21 0:25 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Fresno State 31, Idaho 21  4th - 0:25Nov 8 1:44 AM


  • NCAAF
    FRESNO ST 31
    IDAHO 15 12:21 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Fresno State 31, Idaho 15  4th - 12:21Nov 8 1:14 AM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 17 7 7 31
    IDAHO 0 0 7 7 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, RYAN MATHEWS 67 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK), 0:19.
    FRESNO ST 7-0
    FRESNO ST - TD, SEYI AJIROTUTU 18 YD
    PASS FROM RYAN COLBURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 6:28. FRESNO
    ST 14-0
    FRE

    Fresno State 31, Idaho 7  End of 3rdNov 8 1:14 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD IDAHO
    BRIAN READER 4 YD RUN
    (BRIAN READER PASS TO ERIC GREENWOOD FOR TWO-POINT CONVERSION)
    FRESNO ST 31
    IDAHO 15 12:21 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Fresno State 31, Idaho 15  4th - 12:21Nov 8 1:14 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    RYAN MATHEWS 1 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 31
    IDAHO 7 0:47 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Fresno State 31, Idaho 7  3rd - 0:47Nov 8 12:59 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD IDAHO
    MAX KOMAR 14 YD PASS FROM BRIAN READER
    (TREY FARQUHAR KICK)
    FRESNO ST 24
    IDAHO 7 5:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Fresno State 24, Idaho 7  3rd - 5:51Nov 8 12:44 AM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 17 7 24
    IDAHO 0 0 0 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, RYAN MATHEWS 67 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK), 0:19.
    FRESNO ST 7-0
    FRESNO ST - TD, SEYI AJIROTUTU 18 YD
    PASS FROM RYAN COLBURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 6:28. FRESNO
    ST 14-0
    FRESNO ST -

    Nov 8 12:24 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    RYAN MATHEWS 1 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 24
    IDAHO 0 1:07 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Fresno State 24, Idaho 0  2nd - 1:07Nov 7 11:54 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 17 17
    IDAHO 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, RYAN MATHEWS 67 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK), 0:19.
    FRESNO ST 7-0
    FRESNO ST - TD, SEYI AJIROTUTU 18 YD
    PASS FROM RYAN COLBURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 6:28. FRESNO
    ST 14-0
    FRE

    Nov 7 11:24 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG FRESNO ST
    KEVIN GOESSLING 52 YD
    FRESNO ST 17
    IDAHO 0 1:26 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Fresno State 17, Idaho 0  1st - 1:26Nov 7 11:14 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    SEYI AJIROTUTU 18 YD PASS FROM RYAN COLBURN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 14
    IDAHO 0 8:32 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Fresno State 14, Idaho 0  1st - 8:32Nov 7 10:59 PM


  • NCAAF
    FRESNO ST 0
    IDAHO 0 14:53 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Fresno State 0, Idaho 0  1st - 14:53Nov 7 10:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    RYAN MATHEWS 67 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 7
    IDAHO 0 14:41 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Fresno State 7, Idaho 0  1st - 14:41Nov 7 10:39 PM