GAMEDAY College Football

Oregon State 35, Fresno State 32

By JOSH DUBOW
AP Sports Writer

FRESNO, Calif. - Jack Colletto scored on a 2-yard run on the final play of the game and Oregon State rallied for a 35-32 victory over Fresno State.

The Beavers (2-0) initially appeared ready to go for a game-tying field goal before coach Jonathan Smith opted to gamble for the win following a timeout by Fresno State (1-1).

"They called a timeout and I kept thinking to myself, `We came here down here to win the game, not to go to overtime,'" Smith said. "The opportunity with Jack Colletto on the 2 and we did it."

Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford said he wasn't trying to ice the kicker when he called the timeout but just wanted to avoid confusion among his players.

"(The Beavers) were going back and forth with field goal and going for it so so we had to have the right personnel on the field," he said.

The Bulldogs didn't have the players to stop Colletto. He took a direct snap and ran it in for the score that gave the Beavers their first 2-0 start since 2014.

"I was like I think this could work," Colletto said of his reaction when Smith called his number. "We've had some success with the plays we've had and it worked out perfectly."

It capped a wild final stretch of the game that featured three lead changes in the final 1:50.

Chance Nolan threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Tre'Shaun Harrison with 1:50 remaining to put Oregon State ahead 29-26 on the 2-point conversion.

Jake Haener needed just 45 seconds to answer, completing a 45-yard pass to Jalen Moreno-Cropper that set up the go-ahead 4-yard score to Erik Brooks with 1:05 to play.

Abraham Montano missed the extra point and the Beavers had a chance to tie it with a field goal or win it with a TD.

A 28-yard pass from Nolan to Luke Musgrave got the ball to the 14 and then a pass interference call set up the final decision for Smith and the game-winning score.

Nolan finished 14 for 27 for 219 yards and a TD.

Colletto ran for two scores and Silas Bolden and Deshaun Fenwick also had TD runs for Oregon State.

Jordan Mims ran for 122 yards and two scores, and Haener threw for 360 yards for the Bulldogs, who were seeking their first 2-0 start since 2013.

THE TAKEAWAY

Oregon State: The Beavers won for the first time in six trips to Fresno State and got through a tricky opening stretch against Boise State and Fresno State with two wins.

"That's big," Smith said. "These are two quality teams that we just played. Our main goal isn't to be great non-conference. But these two games set us up. The type of style Pac-12 compared to these two teams is not much different."

Fresno State: The Bulldogs were hoping for their first home win against a Pac-12 team in 10 years but blew too many chances. They drove to the Oregon State 25 or closer seven times and turned those trips into just two touchdowns. Montano missed a 34-yard field goal after one red zone drive and Fresno State settled for field goals four other times for 12 points. Mims' TD run in the third quarter provided the only TD until Haener's late TD.

"We moved the ball well and did a lot of good things but you have to score touchdowns," Haener said. "Some of that is on me. I have to do a better job with decisions down in the red zone."


Scoring Summary
First Quarter OreStFres
OreSt TD 5:39 Jack Colletto 2 yd run (Everett Hayes kick) 7 0
Fres TD 2:19 Jordan Mims 42 yd run (Abraham Montano kick) 7 7
Second Quarter OreStFres
OreSt TD 8:57 Silas Bolden 36 yd run (Everett Hayes kick) 14 7
Fres FG 3:04 Abraham Montano 21 yd FG 14 10
Fres FG 0:05 Abraham Montano 23 yd FG 14 13
Third Quarter OreStFres
Fres FG 10:21 Abraham Montano 43 yd FG 14 16
Fres TD 6:04 Jordan Mims 11 yd run (Abraham Montano kick) 14 23
OreSt TD 4:04 Deshaun Fenwick 4 yd run (Everett Hayes kick) 21 23
Fourth Quarter OreStFres
Fres FG 10:31 Abraham Montano 37 yd FG 21 26
OreSt TD 1:50 Tre'Shaun Harrison 17 yd pass from Chance Nolan (Silas Bolden 2pt pass from Chance Nolan) 29 26
Fres TD 1:05 Erik Brooks 4 yd pass from Jake Haener (missed kick) 29 32
OreSt TD 0:00 Jack Colletto 2 yd run 35 32
Team Stats
  Oregon State Fresno State
First downs 23 24
  Rushing 10 9
  Passing 10 11
  Penalty 3 4
3rd Down Efficiency 2-10, 20% 6-14, 43%
4th down efficiency 2-3, 67% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 37-178 29-132
Passing Yards 219 360
Return Yards 65 113
Completions-Attempts-Int 14-27-0 29-46-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--16 1--12
Punts 5 2
Punts-Average 47.8 40
Fumbles Lost 1-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 8-65 10-67
Time of Possession 26:50 33:10
Oregon State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Nolan 14 27 219 1 0
Fresno State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Haener 29 45 360 1 0
Oregon State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Fenwick 19 102 5.4 1
S. Bolden 1 36 36.0 1
D. Martinez 4 18 4.5 0
J. Griffin 3 13 4.3 0
J. Irish 2 13 6.5 0
J. Colletto 3 6 2.0 2
C. Nolan 4 -9 -2.3 0
Fresno State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Mims 21 122 5.8 2
M. Sherrod 2 8 4.0 0
J. Haener 4 4 1.0 0
N. Remigio 1 1 1.0 0
J. Moreno-Cropper 1 -3 -3.0 0
Oregon State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
L. Musgrave 5 80 16.0 0
T. Harrison 5 53 10.6 1
A. Gould 1 42 42.0 0
J. Irish 1 23 23.0 0
S. Bolden 1 15 15.0 0
J. Griffin 1 6 6.0 0
Fresno State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
N. Remigio 6 100 16.7 0
J. Kelly 4 95 23.8 0
J. Moreno-Cropper 8 83 10.4 0
J. Mims 3 27 9.0 0
Z. Pope 3 24 8.0 0
E. Brooks 3 21 7.0 1
T. Jones 1 8 8.0 0
R. Pauwels Jr. 1 2 2.0 0
Oregon State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Fresno State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Oregon State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
L. Loecher 5 239 47.8
Fresno State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
C. King 2 80 40.0
Oregon State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Fresno State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
N. Remigio 1 27 27.0
Oregon State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Bolden 3 65 21.7
J. Irish 1 0 0
Fresno State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
N. Remigio 3 86 28.7
Oregon State Missed FG
Player Length
Fresno State Missed FG
Player Length
A. Montano 34
A. Montano 52




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