Colorado State shocks Washington State, 48-45

Jared Roberts made a 41-yard field goal as time expired and

Colorado State overcame a 22-point deficit to beat Washington State

48-45 on Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.

With less than 2 minutes left, Colorado State’s Shaquil Barrett

forced Cougars running back Jeremiah Laufasa to fumble at the

Cougars 33. That set up Kapri Bibbs’ 1-yard run scoring and Donnell

Alexander’s two-point conversion run that tied it with 33 seconds

left. Then, Washington State’s Teondray Caldwell fumbled the

kickoff return at the 24, setting up the winning field goal.

Garrett Grayson threw for 369 yards and Bibbs ran for 169 yards

and three touchdowns for Colorado State (8-6). The Rams overcame

three early turnovers, but were helped by Washington State’s two

fumbles with less than 3 minutes remaining.

Connor Halliday threw touchdown passes to six receivers and

finished with 410 yards for Washington State (6-7).