Hawai'i-SDSU Postgame Notes

Nov. 5, 2016

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Hawai'i-San Diego State Postgame Notes in PDF Format

Big Notes
• San Diego State winning streaks extended:
- 16 straight victories against conference opponents (longest active win streak in the nation)
- 14 straight victories against league opponents at home
- 13 straight victories in the Pacific Time Zone
- 10 straight victories at home
- 8 straight victories over Hawai’i at home
- 5 straight victories overall
- 5 straight victories over Hawai’i
• The 55-0 shutout was the Aztecs’ largest margin of victory in a shutout in their Division I history (since 1969).
• The 55-point win was SDSU’s second-largest margin of victory in its DI history (since 1969) history, only trailing a 58-point win (65-7) on Nov. 14, 1970 vs. UC Santa Barbara.
• San Diego State scored its most points in a game since beating Hawai’i, 56-8, on Oct. 11, 1996. The points were tied for the 12th most in its DI history (since 1969).
• The Aztecs improved to 8-1 overall, their best nine-game record to open a campaign since the 1977 squad was 8-1.
• SDSU won its eighth game of the year and has now won at least eight games in six of the last seven seasons.
• San Diego State is outscoring the opposition, 564-161, (35.3-10.1averages) over the 16-game winning streak against conference opponents.
• The Aztecs improved to 18-1 (.947) over their last 19 games (since Oct. 3, 2015), the third-best record over that span.
• SDSU held the Rainbow Warriors to 215 total yards and now has held 21 consecutive conference opponents to less than 400 yards of total offense, the longest active streak in FBS.
Donnel Pumphrey recorded his eighth straight 100-yard rushing game and 30th of his career with 112 yards touchdowns on 21 carries (5.3 avg.). • Rashaad Penny recorded his third 100-yard rushing game of his career (all in the last five games) with 108 yards and one touchdown on just eight carries (13.5 avg.).
• SDSU had two 100-yard rushers in the same game for the third straight game, fourth time in five games, seventh time in 19 games and 25th time in school history. San Diego State is now 24-1 when it has multiple 100-yard rushers.
• San Diego State won its 30th consecutive game when rushing for at least 200 yards. The Aztecs are now 38-2 in the Rocky Long era when rushing for 200-plus yards.

Team Notes
• San Diego State did not trail in the game and has now gone eight straight regular-season home games without trailing. The last time the Aztecs trailed in a regular-season home game was Nov. 21, 2014 vs. Air Force (14-13, would go onto win, 30-14), a period of 503 minutes, 13 seconds (503:13).
• The Aztecs have now allowed just 19 offensive points (3.8 avg.) in Mountain West games this season and their opponents are averaging just 203.0 yards per game (1,015 yards) through five games.
• San Diego State has two shutouts in a season for the first time since 2003.
• The Aztecs have held five opponents to single-digits this year and have held opponents to single-digits 10 times since 2015 (23 games). • SDSU outscored Hawai’i, 27-0, in the first half and has now outscored the opposition, 383-111, in the first half over the last 19 games.
• San Diego State has outscored its opponents, 187-59, in the first half this year in nine games (20.8-6.6).
• The Aztecs have rushing touchdown in 21 straight games (54 total) and in 31 of their last 32 games, and 18 straight with multiple rushing scores (51 total).
• SDSU rushed for at least 275 yards for the 17th time in the Rocky Long era.
• San Diego State won its 16th straight game when committing one turnover or less.
• San Diego State now has eight interception returns for a touchdown (by six players) since the beginning of 2015.
• The Aztecs have 14 interceptions returned for a touchdown since Rocky Long became the defensive coordinator in 2009.
• SDSU’s four interceptions were its most since recording five in the 2015 opener against San Diego.

Trends
• SDSU started with the ball for the 58th time over the last 65 games.
• San Diego State lost the coin toss for just the 13th time over the last 33 games.
• The Aztecs have now gone 126 games without suffering a shutout (Nov. 18, 2006 at TCU), which is the third-longest streak among current Mountain West schools (Air Force at 293 and Boise State at 247). That is the only time SDSU has been shut out in their last 218 games.
• SDSU held an opponent scoreless on its opening drive for the seventh time this season, 17th time over the last 20 games and 19th time over the last two seasons (23 games).
• San Diego State won its 16th straight game when scoring first, and improved to 7-0 this year and 38-11 in the Rocky Long era when scoring first. • The Aztecs won their 15th straight game when leading after the first quarter, and are now 7-0 this season and 36-7 in the Rocky Long era when leading after a quarter.
• SDSU extended its streak of not trailing at halftime to 20 games (last time was a 27-24 deficit at Penn State on Sept. 26, 2015).
• San Diego State improved to 8-1 this year and 35-8 in the Rocky Long era when leading at the half.
• The Aztecs improved to 8-1 this year and 35-8 in the Rocky Long era when leading after three quarters.

The Series
• San Diego State improved to 20-9-2 all-time against Hawai’i.
• The Aztecs won their fifth straight game vs. Hawai’i and eighth straight in the series at home.

Coach Long Notes
Rocky Long improved to 51-24 (.680) as head coach at San Diego State.
• Coach Long improved to 6-0 all-time against Hawai’i as head coach.

Player Notes
* Donnel Pumphrey, Sr., RB (21 att., 112 yds., 0 TD)
• Rushed 21 times for 112 yards (5.3 avg.) without playing in the fourth quarter for the third consecutive game.
• Remained at fifth on the NCAA FBS all-time rushing list with 5,853 yards.
• Now has 1,581 yards for the season, which ranks seventh in school single-season history.
• Broke 100 yards rushing for the eighth straight game (tied for the second-longest streak in SDSU history) and 30th time of his career, the active FBS leader.
• SDSU improved to 25-5 when he reached 100 rushing yards.

* Rashaad Penny, Jr., RB/KR (8 att., 108 yds., 1 TD)
• Rushed eight times for 108 yards and a touchdown.
• Logged his third career 100-yard rushing game, all of which have happened over the last five games.
• His 73-yard touchdown tied a career-long attempt.
• Now has seven rushing touchdowns this season (11 for his career) and 11 overall touchdowns on the year (19 for his career).
• Has 15 touchdowns (10 rushing, three receiving).

* Juwan Washington, RS-Fr., RB (5 att., 48 yds., 1 TD | 1 rec., 24 yds., 1 TD)
• Rushed five times for 48 yards (9.6 avg.) and a touchdown and added a 24-yard touchdown catch.
• Had multiple touchdowns for the second straight game.
• Now has four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving), all over the past two games.
• Set career highs in receptions (1, tied), receiving yards (24) and long reception (24 yards).

* Christian Chapman, So., QB (7-for-15, 76 yds., 3 TD, 1 INT)
• Was 7-for-15 for 76 yards and three touchdowns with one interceptions. • Improved to 10-1 as the starting quarterback.
• His three touchdown passes tied a career high (also at Northern Illinois).
• Threw for multiple touchdowns for the third time of his career (all this year).
• Now has 13 touchdown passes this year and 15 for his career.

* Quest Truxton, Jr., WR/PR (1 rec., 9 yds., 1 TD | 1 att., 23 yds. | 4 PR, 73 yds.)
• Had a 9-yard touchdown catch, a 23-yard run and four punt returns for 73 yards.
• The touchdown was the second of his career and second straight game with a touchdown catch.
• Set career highs in punt return yards (73), punt return average (18.3) and all-purpose yards (105).

* David Wells, Jr., TE (1 rec., 13 yds., 1 TD)
• Had a 13-yard touchdown catch.
• The touchdown was the second of the season and career.

* John Baron, So., KR (2-for-3 FG, 45 Long, 7-for-7 PATs)
• Was 2-for-3 on field goal attempts and made all seven PATs. • Missed a career-long 51-yard attempt, snapping a steak of 10 straight makes. • Is now 12-for-14 (.857) on the season (and his career) on field goal attempts.

* Damontae Kazee, Sr., CB (4 tackles, 2 INT, 1 TD, 1 PBU)
• Finished with four tackles, two interceptions, including one of a touchdown, and a PBU.
• Now has five interceptions this year and 15 for his career, which breaks a school record.
• Recorded his second career interception return for a touchdown and third overall score (also a punt return touchdown).

* Ron Smith, RS-Fr., CB (7 tackles, 1 INT, 1 TD)
• Finished with a career-high seven tackles and an interception returned for a touchdown in his first career start.
• Recorded his first interception of his career and first touchdown.

* Calvin Munson, Sr., LB (8 tackles)
• Finished with eight tackles.
• Led the team in stops for the sixth time this year (in nine games) and for the 15th time of his career.

Other Notes
• CB Damontae Kazee, LB Calvin Munson, RB Donnel Pumphrey, LG Nico Siragusa and WAR Malik Smith each started for the 36th straight game, the longest streaks on the team (does not include specialists).
• RT Daniel Brunskill, RB Donnel Pumphrey and LG Nico Siragusa each played in their 49th consecutive game, the longest streak on the team.
Ronley Lakalaka picked up his second interception of the season (and career).
Sergio Phillips forced his first career fumble and had his first sack of the season (second of his career).
Kyree Woods has the first sack of his career.
• Redshirt freshman Ron Smith earned his first career start at cornerback.
• DL Damon Moore, RB Tyler Wormhoudt and OL Jordan Becar logged their first career snaps.
• Tonight’s game temperature was 78 degrees.
• Tonight’s attendance was 41,644.
• Tonight’s Aztec Honor Warrior was Marshall Faulk (1991-93).

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