Idaho State vs. San Diego State Recap
San Diego State secured the first win of the season
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38-7 Win Over Idaho State
San Diego State fans witnessed the program’s first win at Snapdragon Stadium following Saturday’s 38-7 rout of Idaho State.
To the surprise of many, Idaho State got on the board first with a 75-yard passing touchdown from Tyler Vander Waal to Xavier Guillory. San Diego State returner Jordan Byrd tied the game at 7 with a 66-yard punt return touchdown.
Braxton Burmeister took off for a 47-yard touchdown run and the Aztecs took a 14-7 advantage with 5:01 left in the first quarter. 12 seconds into the second quarter, Byrd added another score with a 53-yard rushing touchdown. San Diego State landed a 21-7 lead after Byrd’s second score.
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At the start of the second half, San Diego State had multiple fumbles that Idaho State recovered. Unfortunately for the Bengals, they could not capitalize and turn the two turnovers into points.
San Diego State kicker Jack Browning made it a 17-point game, 24-7, with a 20-yard field goal with 2:32 left in the third quarter.
With 8:35 to go in the fourth quarter, Burmeister found Shavers for a 14-yard touchdown. This score put the Aztecs ahead by 24 points, 31-7. Running back Cam Davis pushed the lead to 38-7 with a rushing touchdown. The Aztecs finished the game with a 38-7 victory.
The win gave San Diego State a 1-1 record. The Aztecs will be in for a massive game against Utah on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. MT.