|Date of game: 10/25/2014
Recap: Utah State vs. UNLV
Logan, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Craig Harrison threw for 221 yards and three touchdowns, as the Utah State Aggies defeated the UNLV Rebels, 34-20, in a Mountain West Conference showdown at Romney Stadium.
Harrison connected on 13-of-23 passes for the Aggies (5-3, 2-1 MWC), while JoJo Natson contributed 124 receiving yards and a touchdown. Joe Hill rushed for 48 yards, added 69 yards receiving and scored twice in the win.
As for the Rebels (2-6, 1-3), Blake Decker threw for 267 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Devonte Boyd contributed 128 yards receiving and one touchdown.
The Aggies opened the scoring when Harrison threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Jefferson Court with 1:29 left to play in the first quarter.
Early in the second quarter, Nick Diaz pushed the Aggies lead to 10-0 when he converted on a 27-yard field goal.
The Rebels got on the board when Decker threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Kendal Keys to cut the lead to 10-7 with 12:17 left in the first half.
The Aggies would answer five minutes later when Harrison connected with Natson on a 71-yard touchdown pass to push the lead to 17-7.
Decker connected with Taylor Barnhill on a 2-yard touchdown pass in the final minute of the half. The extra point try was blocked as the Rebels cut the lead to 17-13 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Harrison threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Hill. Five minutes later Diaz added a 49-yard field goal to push the Aggies' lead to 27-13.
With 11:48 to play in the game, Hill rushed for a 7-yard touchdown to increase the Aggies' lead to 34-13.
The Rebels tried to comeback when Decker threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Boyd with just over seven minutes to play in the game, but they would get no closer.
The Aggies outgained the Rebels, 444-282.Game Notes