PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A large Saturday of 8 upsets by means of Crew of 5 colleges over Energy 5 groups features a Crimson Wave.

Fresno State, which introduced a big staff of lovers from Northern California to the Rose Bowl, ruled UCLA 38-14.

Marcus McMaryion ran for 4 touchdowns and handed for every other because the Bulldogs (2-1) snapped a 10-game dropping streak towards Energy 5 groups.

“I believe it is a large win. There is a lot to take from it,” stated McMaryion, who was once 22 of 33 for 270 yards along side 9 carries for 16 yards. “It was once principally coming right down to they have been stacking the field and it was once as much as us to make performs.”

It’s the Bulldogs’ 9th victory over a %-12 program since 2000. 3 of the ones have come towards the Bruins, who’re Zero-Three for the primary time since 1971.

Whilst this week’s primary tale line nationally can be in regards to the little colleges status tall, Fresno State trainer Jeff Tedford was once looking to play that down.

“I by no means get stuck up on Crew of 5 or Energy 5. Usually, we pass into video games pondering we have now an opportunity to win each and every sport regardless of who we play,” Tedford stated. “That is clearly a pleasant win for our program. UCLA has nice custom and highly-recruited gamers. I believed our guys got here out with an actual focal point.”

Fresno State, which got here into the sport main the FBS in takeaways with 8, scored 17 issues off 4 Bruins turnovers.

UCLA freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson was once 10 of 24 for 151 yards with a landing and two interceptions. He additionally had a team-high 49 yards dashing on 8 carries.

“No person feels sorry for you,” UCLA trainer Chip Kelly stated. “We knew this was once a actually just right soccer crew coming in. We knew that it is one of the crucial very best groups within the Mountain West and we needed to be ready to play, and clearly they did a greater process.”

The Bulldogs (2-1) scored on their first 3 drives to take a 16-Zero lead. McMaryion opened the scoring with 10:03 ultimate within the first quarter with a 1-yard bootleg off left finish. A Kyle Riddering 10-yard move from McMaryion past due within the first quarter and an Asa Fuller 28-yard box purpose prolonged Fresno State’s result in 16-Zero with 14:17 ultimate in the second one quarter.

After UCLA’s Odua Isibor recovered a McMaryion fumble on the Fresno State 43, the Bruins were given at the scoreboard when Theo Howard hauled in a 45-yard landing move from Thompson-Robinson. UCLA were given inside 16-14 with 12:59 ultimate within the 3rd quarter on a 1-yard run by means of Bolu Olorunfunmi.

Fresno State blew a fourth-quarter lead remaining Saturday at Minnesota, however that did not occur towards the Bruins. The Bulldogs put the sport away with 3 immediately drives that ended with McMaryion landing runs. The remaining two rankings have been arrange after Jeff Allison picked off Thompson-Robinson each occasions.

“It might had been actually simple for it to head the opposite direction (after the fumbled punt) however we have been in a position to reply,” Tedford stated. “We were given turnovers and put drives in combination.”


Tedford outtricked Kelly on a 2-point conversion all over the 3rd quarter. The usage of the gun monster formation, with 4 gamers covered up at the some distance hash on each side and 3 gamers within the middle, backup QB Jorge Reyna threw a move to tight finish Gunner Javernick to provide the Bulldogs a 24-14 lead.

“There are a couple of of the ones issues we have now that we do not pull out very continuously, however we observe them always,” Tedford stated. “Actually the ones issues are there when you wish to have them and at that time we had to stand up by means of 10. I am glad it labored out.”


Fresno State: Tedford will get his first win over Kelly in 5 makes an attempt and improves to 2-Four in video games on the Rose Bowl. The Bulldogs even have one thing that no different Crew of 5 crew can declare — a three-game profitable streak over UCLA.

“It has got not anything to do with me. I wasn’t enjoying Chip Kelly,” Tedford stated. “The losses have one thing to do with me, the wins do not.”

UCLA: The younger Bruins proceed to sabotage themselves with consequences. They have been flagged 11 occasions for 96 yards in Saturday’s loss.

“This night, in particular, the consequences actually harm us,” Kelly stated. “Too again and again the place we have been causing misplaced yardage on ourselves. The ones are issues we need to blank up.”


Fresno State: The Bulldogs have subsequent week off prior to they host Toledo on Sept. 29.

UCLA: The Bruins have their bye week prior to touring to Colorado on Sept. 28.


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