Rivers’ 164 total yards, 3 TDs lead Fresno St by Colorado St

Jake Haener set career highs with 311 yards passing and three touchdowns, Ronnie Rivers tied his career best with three scores, and Fresno State scored 31 unanswered points in a 38-17 victory over Colorado State

FRESNO, Calif. — Jake Haener set career highs with 311 yards passing and three touchdowns, Ronnie Rivers tied his career best with three scores, and Fresno State scored 31 unanswered points in a 38-17 victory over Colorado State on Thursday night.

Rivers carried it 23 times for 95 yards and two touchdowns and he caught five passes for 69 yards and a score for Fresno State (1-1, 1-1 Mountain West). Rivers, who has scored in 10 straight games, broke two tackles and raced down the sideline for 32-yard touchdown, and he added a 1-yard score for his 31st career rushing TD.

Haener was 14-of-17 passing for 210 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. Jordan Mims came out of the backfield and went untouched for a 15-yard receiving touchdown to extend Fresno State’s lead to 24-10 just before halftime.

Todd Centeio completed just 10 of 23 passes for 141 yards for Colorado State (0-1). He carried it 12 times for 89 yards. Trey McBride caught eight passes for 130 yards and a TD.