Rashaad Penny rushed for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
Oct. 29, 2017
Final Stats |
SDSU-Hawai'i Postgame Notes
• Rashaad Penny rushed 30 times for a career-high 253 yards (8.4 avg.) and two touchdowns. The 253 yards are tied for the 12th most in a game in school history, the most in FBS this week and the 10th most in a FBS game this season.
• The Aztecs won their 36th straight games when rushing for at least 200 yards and improved to 44-2 in the Rocky Long era when rushing for at least 200 yards.
• SDSU held Hawai’i to 195 yards. It’s just the second time since 1999 that a team held Hawai’i to under 200 yards of total offense at Aloha Stadium.
• San Diego State won its seventh game of the season (entering today only seven teams nationally had more victories).
• Since Oct. 10, 2015, the Aztecs have more road wins (13) than every other FBS team in the country.
• SDSU won its fifth straight road game, is 8-1 in its last nine road contests and is 13-2 in its last 15 road games.
• San Diego State improved to 9-2 in its last 11 games, 15-4 in its last 19 games and 28-5 in its last 33 games.
• The Aztecs improved to 10-3 in their last 13 games against Mountain West competition.
• SDSU improved to 13-1 in its last 14 games against Mountain West, West Division teams.
• Rocky Long won his 61st game at San Diego State, tying Claude Gilbert for second place in school history.
• Rocky Long improved to 7-0 as a head coach against Hawai’i.
• The Aztecs defeated Hawai’i, which had won four of its last five home games.
• SDSU defeated Hawai’i for a sixth straight time, for a third straight time in Honolulu and wins at Aloha Stadium for a fourth consecutive visit.
• San Diego State has handed Hawai’i three of its last 14 defeats at Aloha Stadium and five of its last 33 losses overall.
• The Aztecs improved to 15-2 in their last 17 meetings against Hawai’i.
• SDSU has not trailed against Hawai’i since the fourth quarter at Hawai’i in 2013, a period of 242 minutes, 34 seconds (242:34).
• This marked the eighth consecutive game between the teams that has had a game time temperature of at least 71 degrees. Entering tonight, the average temperature in the 26 Division I era games was 74.8 degrees.
• San Diego State improved to 13-3 in its last 16 October games.
• SDSU has now gone 35 straight games with one interception or fewer (dates back to Sept. 12, 2015 at California).
• The Aztecs used a 14-play drive to score a touchdown in the first quarter, matching their longest scoring drive of the season.
• SDSU took a 7-0 lead with 3:08 left in the first quarter, its first lead in 131 minutes, 52 seconds (131:52).
• It was also San Diego State’s first touchdown in 81 minutes, 58 seconds (81:58) of game time.
• The Aztecs scored a touchdown in the first quarter for the first time since Northern Illinois on Sept. 30. SDSU had scored just three points over its previous three first quarters.
• Despite not retuning the opening kickoff, San Diego State had the ball for 9:38 in the first quarter.
• The Aztecs held Hawai’i to zero points and zero first downs in the first quarter, and just 15 yards on nine plays.
• SDSU won its 15th consecutive game when not giving up a point in the first quarter. San Diego State held an opponent scoreless in the first quarter for the first time since No. 19/19 Stanford on Sept. 16.
• The Aztecs didn’t allow a Hawai’i first down until 12:45 left in the second quarter. SDSU had the first nine first downs of the game.
• Noble Hall recorded a sack in the second quarter, San Diego State’s first since Oct. 7 at UNLV. The Aztecs had gone two straight games without a sack for the first time since 2008.
• The Aztecs now have three 99-yard scoring drives this season and a 98-yard scoring drive.
• SDSU has at least one touchdown in all four quarters for the first time since Nov. 12, 2016 at Nevada.
• Opponents have failed to convert a fourth down against the Aztecs on 14 consecutive chances dating back to last year.
• SDSU did not start with the ball for just the 11th time over the last 80 games.
• San Diego State lost the coin toss for just the 22nd time over the last 49 games.
• The Aztecs have now gone 140 games without suffering a shutout (Nov. 18, 2006 at TCU), which is the third-longest streak among current Mountain West schools (Air Force at 307 and Boise State at 259).
• SDSU held an opponent scoreless on its opening drive for the 27th time over the last 34 games and 28th time since 2015 (37 games).
• San Diego State improved to 6-0 this season and 45-12 in the Rocky Long era when scoring first.
• The Aztecs led for just the second time this season after the first quarter (also vs. UC Davis). SDSU is 39-8 in the Rocky Long era when leading after the first quarter.
• San Diego State improved to 6-0 this year and 42-9 in the Rocky Long era when leading at the half.
• The Aztecs improved to 7-0 this season and 53-10 in the Rocky Long era when leading after three quarters.
* Rashaad Penny, Sr., RB/KR (30 att., 253 yds., 2 TD)
• Rushed 30 times for a career-high 253 yards (8.4 avg.) and two touchdowns.
• The 253 yards are tied for the 12th most in a game in school history, the most in FBS this week and the 10th most in a FBS game this season.
• Broke 100 yards rushing for the seventh time this season and 12th time of his career.
• The seven 100-yard rushing games this year rank in a tie for eighth in SDSU single-season history, while the 12 career 100-yard games are tied for seventh.
• Broke 150 yards for the fifth time this season and sixth time of his career.
• Broke 200 yards rushing for the second time this season and third time of his career (tied for sixth at SDSU with Ronnie Hillman).
• Scored his 11th rushing touchdown this season (26th of career) and 14th overall touchdown (38th of career).
• SDSU improved to 12-0 when he rushes for at least 100 yards, 23-3 when he scores at least one touchdown, and 16-2 when he rushes for at least one touchdown.
• Had all 99 yards on SDSU’s drive in the fourth quarter to take a 28-7 lead on six carries.
• Is now ranked eighth all-time at San Diego State with 2,776 rushing yards.
* Christian Chapman, Jr., QB (5-for-11, 83 yds., 1 TD, 1 INT)
• Was 5-for-11 for 83 yards and a touchdown, while also throwing an interception.
• Improved to 20-5 as the starting quarterback over his career.
• Threw an interception in the fourth quarter, his first since the final play of the first half against UC Davis on a Hail Mary attempt.
• The interception snapped his streak of 167 passes without a pick, which was just 11 shy of Dan McGwire’s school record of 178 set in 1990.
• Threw his ninth touchdown pass of the season and 31st of his career.
* Juwan Washington, So., RB (9 att., 46 yds., 1 TD)
• Rushed nine times for 46 yards (5.1) and a touchdown.
• Recorded his third rushing touchdown of the season and ninth of his career.
• Recorded his fourth overall touchdown of the season and 12th of his career.
• Now has 12 touchdowns (nine rushing, two kick return, one receiving) over the last 16 games.
* Mikah Holder, Sr., WR (3 rec., 55 yds., 1 TD | 1 att., 23 yds.)
• Caught three passes for 55 yards and a touchdown.
• Recorded his first touchdown catch of the season and 12th of his career.
• Also added a career-long 23-yard rush.
* Kyahva Tezino, So., LB (7 tackles)
• Had a career-high seven tackles in his first career start.
• QB Christian Chapman started for the 25th consecutive game, the longest streak on the team (offense/defense).
• RB/KR Rashaad Penny played in his 50th straight game, the longest streak on the team.
• Three Aztecs made their first career start on defense, including AZ Dwayne Johnson, Jr., LB Kyahva Tezino and DE Dakota Turner (Turner has three career starts at fullback).
• DT JJ Glass played in his first career game.
• Tonight’s game temperature was 73 degrees.
• Tonight’s attendance was 17,268.