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Robert Turbin scored on a 1-yard run with 14 seconds left to complete a second-half rally that gave Utah State a 35-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday night.
The Aggies (3-5, 1-2 WAC) trailed by 21 points at halftime, but scored the final 21 points to turn back the Warriors (5-4, 3-2).
Utah State totaled 433 yards of offense, with 280 coming in the second half. Turbin, who has scored at least one rushing touchdown in his last 13 games, finished with 96 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns.
Hawaii held a 31-14 lead in the third quarter, but Utah State cut the deficit to 10 points with a 37-yard touchdown pass from Adam Kennedy to Chuck Jacobs. Kennedy's 71-yard scoring strike to Stanley Morrison early in the fourth quarter brought the Aggies within a field goal.
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Utah State football player Chuckie Keeton is out of the hospital and cleared to return to Logan after suffering an injury Saturday night in USU's 35-31 comeback win at Hawai`i.
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If the San Jose State game was doo doo, then this was painful sideways doo doo after eating a bunch of nails. HawaiiAthletics.com has the soul-crushing details.Robert Turbin's 1-yard plulnge with 14 seconds left proved the game-winner as the Aggies (3-5, 1-2 WAC) overcame a 21-point second-half deficit. Turbin's score capped a 12-play, 59-yard drive that ate up the majority...
Junior quarterback Adam Kennedy, the Utah State football team, the Aggies' fans and the USU record books will remember, remember the fifth of November for a long time thanks in part to rallying from a 28-7 halftime deficit for a wild 35-31 win over the Warriors of Hawai`i Saturday at a rainy Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium.
This week's Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Western Athletic Conference (WAC) statistics continue to showcase Utah State highly ranked, including leading the conference in five categories, as the statistics were released Sunday.
UTAH STATE 35, HAWAII 31
Robert Turbin punched in a one-yard touchdown run with just
14 seconds left to cap a remarkable comeback for Utah State, as the Aggies
overcame a scary injury to its quarterback to down Hawaii 35-31 in Honolulu
late Saturday night.
The result was a flipped script of sorts, as it has been
Utah State we have seen give up second half leads this...
Twelve different Aggies scored as the Utah State women's basketball team won its only exhibition of the season, 89-44, against Western New Mexico on Friday at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Senior forward Brady Jardine had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Utah State used a solid second-half effort in its 73-63 exhibition win against Division II Adams State Saturday afternoon inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State (2-5, 0-2 WAC) will take its longest road trip of the season in traveling to take on Hawai`i (5-3, 3-1 WAC) on Saturday, Nov. 5... The Aggies and Warriors' final match-up as fellow Western Athletic Conference foes kicks off at 10 p.m. (MT) from UH's Aloha Stadium (50,000).
The Spartans take a passing offense that is averaging 312 yards a game to Utah State which ash the WAC's top-rated pass defense for a November 12 game. The weekly release now is available.
USU's comeback from a 28-7 deficit was its largest since 2001, rallying from a 27-0 deficit vs. Idaho State and was the Aggies' largest comeback against an FBS team since at least 1990.
Senior All-American Liz McArthur had a career-high 26 kills in Utah State's five-set loss (26-24, 19-25, 26-24, 25-27, 8-15) to Idaho here Saturday.
Utah State (0-0) will begin the 2011-12 season at home as its hosts in-state rival Brigham Young on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. The Aggies trail in the all-time series 136-91, but holds a 59-51 advantage at home.
Utah State's fall and winter sports continue this week with football, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, soccer and volleyball all in action.