Colorado State 59, Texas El Paso 42

Date - Saturday, September 28, 2013 3:30 PM
Location - Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium
Attendance - 19517

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Texas El Paso 7 0 21 14 42
Colorado State 14 14 9 22 59

Recap

 
Colorado State 59, Texas-El Paso 42: Garrett Grayson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another while sophomore Kapri Bibbs rushed for 148 yards and three touchdowns as the host Rams blew a 21-point lead before pulling away to record their highest point total in nearly 16 years.

Rashard Higgins, who had six catches for 156 yards, and Kivon Cartwright caught two touchdown passes apiece for the Rams (2-3), who scored their most points since a 63-0 victory over Hawaii on Oct. 4, 1997. Grayson finished 17-of-28 for 313 yards as Colorado State amassed 591 total yards.

Bibbs, who totaled 213 yards and three touchdowns in his first four career games, scored in the second quarter before ripping off TD runs of 37 and 34 yards in the fourth. Wide receiver Joe Hansley threw a TD pass for the Rams, who were coming off a 31-6 loss at No. 1 Alabama.

Jameill Showers tossed a career-high five touchdown passes and was 26-of-43 for 365 yards while adding a rushing score for the Miners (1-3), who fell to 9-31 in their last 40 road games. Jordan Leslie caught three passes for 130 yards, including touchdowns of 75 and 48 yards during Texas-El Paso's third-quarter comeback.

Colorado State scored 21 straight points - capped by Hansley's 34-yard touchdown pass to Cartwright - to take a 28-7 halftime lead before Showers' 1-yard run tied it with 8:01 left in the third quarter. The Rams countered with 24 consecutive points as Grayson's 1-yard run with 8:10 remaining put them ahead 52-28.
 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:19
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 7 - Texas El Paso 0
1st Quarter - 6:30
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 7 - Texas El Paso 7
1st Quarter - 1:43
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 14 - Texas El Paso 7
2nd Quarter - 12:08
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 21 - Texas El Paso 7
2nd Quarter - 4:34
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 28 - Texas El Paso 7
3rd Quarter - 14:49
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 28 - Texas El Paso 14
3rd Quarter - 12:53
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 28 - Texas El Paso 21
3rd Quarter - 8:01
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 28 - Texas El Paso 28
3rd Quarter - 4:51
Colorado State   S  Colorado State 30 - Texas El Paso 28
3rd Quarter - 3:32
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 37 - Texas El Paso 28
4th Quarter - 14:02
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 45 - Texas El Paso 28
4th Quarter - 8:10
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 52 - Texas El Paso 28
4th Quarter - 3:58
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 52 - Texas El Paso 36
4th Quarter - 3:08
Colorado State   TD  Colorado State 59 - Texas El Paso 36
4th Quarter - 0:00
Texas El Paso   TD  Colorado State 59 - Texas El Paso 42
TEAMS

Team Records

  Texas El Paso Colorado State
W/L 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Texas El Paso Colorado State
Score 42 59
First Downs 28 25
3rd Down Efficiency 10-for-19
53%
7-for-11
64%
4th Down Efficiency 3-for-4
75%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 497 591
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 47-132 34-250
Average/Rush 2.8 7.4
Passing
Comp-Att 26-43 18-29
Passing Yards 365 341
Average/Pass Play 7.9 11.4
Penalties-Yards 6-47 6-62
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 35:55 24:05

PLAYER STATS

Texas El Paso (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Showers 26/43 365 5 0
Colorado State (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Grayson 17/28 307 3 0
J. Hansley 1/1 34 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Jones 23 94 4.1 0
J. Showers 15 21 1.4 1
A. Golden 4 9 2.2 0
J. Bell 3 5 1.7 0
D. Laufasa 2 3 1.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Bibbs 13 147 11.3 3
D. Alexander 7 51 7.3 0
C. Nwoke 7 37 5.3 0
J. Hansley 1 9 9.0 0
G. Grayson 3 6 2.0 1
T. Coffman 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Leslie 3 130 43.3 2
E. Tomlinson 8 75 9.4 1
I. Hamilton 3 61 20.3 0
C. Wenrick 2 32 16.0 1
D. Patterson 3 22 7.3 0
D. Laufasa 3 21 7.0 1
J. Bell 3 15 5.0 0
K. Perry 1 9 9.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Higgins 6 156 26.0 2
J. Hansley 5 78 15.6 0
K. Cartwright 2 56 28.0 2
C. Gillmore 2 39 19.5 0
D. Alexander 1 8 8.0 0
K. Bibbs 1 7 7.0 0
G. Grayson 1 -3 -3.0 0