Special Teams Set Tone in 42-7 Win

(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Syd'Quan Thompson returns a punt 73 yards helping lead the California Golden Bear to a 42-7 victory over Colorado State on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Cal scored three non-offensive touchdowns as the Rams dominated the time of possession, 36:06 to 23:54, and out-gained the Bears...

AP Recap

 
Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Colorado St.........  0  0  0  7  -  7
California.......... 14  7  7 14  - 42
 
 
 
Scoring Summary:
1st 04:54 CAL - B. NNABUIFE 30 yd blocked punt return (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                                                CS 0 - CAL 7
    04:06 CAL - Brett Johnson 43 yd interception return (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                                               CS 0 - CAL 14
2nd 01:11 CAL - Nyan Boateng 11 yd pass from Kevin Riley (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                  6 plays, 58 yards, TOP 1:07, CS 0 - CAL 21
3rd 12:53 CAL - S. THOMPSON 73 yd punt return (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                                               CS 0 - CAL 28
4th 09:17 CAL - Jeremy Ross 14 yd pass from Nate Longshore (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                  8 plays, 90 yards, TOP 3:04, CS 0 - CAL 35
    05:14 CS - John MOSURE 1 yd run (Jason Smith kick)
                                                  7 plays, 60 yards, TOP 4:03, CS 7 - CAL 35
    02:03 CAL - Cameron Morrah 16 yd pass from Nate Longshore (D. SEAWRIGHT kick)
                                                  6 plays, 61 yards, TOP 3:06, CS 7 - CAL 42
 
 
 
 
                                     CS      CAL
 
FIRST DOWNS...................       19       20
  Rushing.....................       11       10
  Passing.....................        8        9
  Penalty.....................        0        1
NET YARDS RUSHING.............      125      189
  Rushing Attempts............       46       30
  Average Per Rush............      2.7      6.3
  Rushing Touchdowns..........        1        0
  Yards Gained Rushing........      174      200
  Yards Lost Rushing..........       49       11
NET YARDS PASSING.............      226      159
  Completions-Attempts-Int....  18-36-3  15-26-0
  Average Per Attempt.........      6.3      6.1
  Average Per Completion......     12.6     10.6
  Passing Touchdowns..........        0        3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...........      351      348
  Total offense plays.........       82       56
  Average Gain Per Play.......      4.3      6.2
Fumbles: Number-Lost..........      0-0      3-2
Penalties: Number-Yards.......     4-30     4-25
PUNTS-YARDS...................    7-283    4-172
  Average Yards Per Punt......     40.4     43.0
  Net Yards Per Punt..........     13.7     33.0
  Inside 20...................        1        1
  50+ Yards...................        2        0
  Touchbacks..................        0        2
  Fair catch..................        1        1
KICKOFFS-YARDS................    2-120    7-413
  Average Yards Per Kickoff...     60.0     59.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff.......     25.0     50.7
  Touchbacks..................        0        0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD.    0-0-0  6-187-2
  Average Per Return..........      0.0     31.2
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD   4-58-0   2-70-0
  Average Per Return..........     14.5     35.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD..    0-0-0   3-46-1
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.    0-0-0    0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards...........        4        0
Possession Time...............    36:03    23:57
  1st Quarter.................     9:55     5:05
  2nd Quarter.................     8:26     6:34
  3rd Quarter.................     9:23     5:37
  4th Quarter.................     8:19     6:41
Third-Down Conversions........  7 of 19  6 of 11
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   1 of 3   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      1-3      3-4
Sacks By: Number-Yards........      0-0     4-32
PAT Kicks.....................      1-1      6-6
Field Goals...................      0-0      0-1
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
 
 

 
Colorado St.
 
Rushing         No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
--------------------------------------------
Gartre JOHNSON  15   67    4   63  0 16  4.2
Kyle BELL       13   40    5   35  0  8  2.7
John MOSURE      7   27    0   27  1 13  3.9
Klay KUBIAK      3   18    0   18  0  9  6.0
T.J. BORCKY      2   10    8    2  0 10  1.0
Billy FARRIS     6   12   32  -20  0  8 -3.3
Totals...       46  174   49  125  1 16  2.7
 
Passing         Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
--------------------------------------------
Billy FARRIS      25-12-2    96  0   23    4
Klay KUBIAK        9-6-0    130  0   63    0
TEAM               1-0-0      0  0    0    0
Kyle BELL          1-0-1      0  0    0    0
Totals...         36-18-3   226  0   63    4
 
Receiving        No.  Yds   TD Long
-----------------------------------
John MOSURE        4   30    0   13
Rashaun GREER      3   95    0   63
Ryan GARDNER       3   20    0   10
Dion MORTON        2   45    0   36
Kory SPERRY        2   16    0   13
Kyle BELL          2   11    0    7
Gartre JOHNSON     1    5    0    5
Zac PAUGA          1    4    0    4
Totals...         18  226    0   63
 
Punting          No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
----------------------------------------------
Anthony HARTZ      6  283  47.2   60    1    0
TEAM               1    0   0.0    0    0    0
Totals...          7  283  40.4   60    1    0
 
                  Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns     No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
---------------------------------------------
Michael MYERS    0   0  0  4  58 20  0   0  0
Totals...        0   0  0  4  58 20  0   0  0
 
Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
 
Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
Ben DELINE         2  120   0   0  60.0
 
 

 
California
 
Rushing         No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
--------------------------------------------
Jahvid Best     11   85    0   85  0 15  7.7
Shane Vereen    12   80    5   75  0 24  6.2
Tracy Slocum     4   35    0   35  0 21  8.8
Jeremy Ross      1    0    1   -1  0  0 -1.0
TEAM             1    0    2   -2  0  0 -2.0
Kevin Riley      1    0    3   -3  0  0 -3.0
Totals...       30  200   11  189  0 24  6.3
 
Passing         Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
--------------------------------------------
Nate Longshore    13-9-0    100  2   29    0
Kevin Riley       13-6-0     59  1   17    0
Totals...         26-15-0   159  3   29    0
 
Receiving        No.  Yds   TD Long
-----------------------------------
Jahvid Best        3   27    0   15
L. CUNNINGHAM      2   24    0   17
Cameron Morrah     2   23    1   16
Shane Vereen       2   19    0   15
Verran Tucker      1   29    0   29
Jeremy Ross        1   14    1   14
Nyan Boateng       1   11    1   11
Michael Calvin     1    4    0    4
Will Ta'ufo'ou     1    4    0    4
Sean Young         1    4    0    4
Totals...         15  159    3   29
 
Punting          No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
----------------------------------------------
Bryan Anger        4  172  43.0   49    1    2
Totals...          4  172  43.0   49    1    2
 
                  Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns     No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
---------------------------------------------
Jahvid Best      0   0  0  1  46 46  0   0  0
S. THOMPSON      5 131 73  0   0  0  0   0  0
B. NNABUIFE      0  30 30  0   0  0  0   0  0
Brett Johnson    0   0  0  0   0  0  1  43 43
Darian Hagan     0   0  0  1  24 24  1   0  0
KENDRICKS. M.    1  26  0  0   0  0  0   0  0
Cameron Jordan   0   0  0  0   0  0  1   3  3
Totals...        6 187 73  2  70 46  3  46 43
 
Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
D. SEAWRIGHT    3rd 09:04  41 yds - Blocked
 
Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
D. SEAWRIGHT       6  358   0   2  59.7
Jordan Kay         1   55   0   1  55.0
 
 
 
FUMBLES: Colorado St.-None. California-Kevin RILEY 1-0; Jahvid Best 1-1; Shane Vereen 1-1.

 

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