Tanner Mangum threw four touchdown passes, and BYU beat Utah State 51-28 in a nonconference college football game Saturday.
Mangum (Eagle High) was 16-of-30 for 284 yards and became the first BYU freshman to pass for more than 3,000 yards in a season. Mitch Mathews had 158 yards receiving and two scores, including a 72-yarder for his longest career reception. He went over 2,000 career yards and tied a school season record with 11 TD catches.
Chuckie Keeton threw his 61st career TD pass for the Aggies (6-6) and also scored on a 52-yard option keeper.
WYOMING 35, UNLV 28
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Brian Hill’s record-setting day helped keep Wyoming from setting a dubious team record.
Hill, a sophomore, rushed for 232 yards and a touchdown, breaking a 21-year-old school record for rushing yards in a single season with 1,631, and Cameron Coffman tossed three touchdown passes as the Cowboys beat UNLV to avoid a school-record 11th loss.
Wyoming (2-10, 2-6 MW) finishes the season with its worst record since 2002. Blake Decker threw for 270 yards and three TDs for UNLV (3-9, 2-6).
COLORADO ST. 34, FRESNO ST. 31
FRESNO, Calif. — Nick Stevens threw for only 85 yards, but his 24-yard touchdown to Joe Hansley with 10:03 remaining lifted the Rams (7-5, 5-3) past the Bulldogs (3-9, 2-6). Izzy Matthews ran for 140 yards and a TD for Colorado State. Marteze Waller gained 112 for Fresno State and was one of four Bulldogs to run for a touchdown.
▪ Air Force at New Mexico
▪ Nevada at San Diego St.
▪ Louisiana-Monroe at Hawaii
Hawaii hires Nevada OC as head coach
Athletic Director David Matlin announced the hiring of former Hawaii quarterback Nick Rolovich on Friday.
“He understands what it means to be a Warrior, having played and coached here and what affect a winning program has with this community,” Matlin said. “I have no doubt we picked the right man for this job. The future is bright for Hawai'i football.”
Rolovich played for the Warriors in 2000 and ’01 and coached under Greg McMackin from 2008-11. He was the team’s primary play-caller in his final three seasons as a Hawaii assistant. He joined the Nevada staff in in 2012 and has been offensive coordinator for four seasons under Brian Polian. Hawaii fired Norm Chow this month after he went 10-36 in four seasons.