Herring’s 6 TDs lead UNLV past San Diego St, 45-19
Senior quarterback Caleb Herring threw five touchdown passes and
ran for another Saturday night, leading UNLV to a 45-19 victory
over San Diego State.
After falling behind 41 seconds into the game, when San Diego
State opened up a 7-0 lead after Colin Lockett hauled in a 39 yard
pass from Quinn Kaehler, the Rebels scored 31 unanswered points
through the 11:36 mark of the third quarter, seized control of the
game and cruised to the win.
The Rebels (7-5, 5-3 Mountain West) outgained San Diego State
402-327, while their 45 points was their second biggest output of
the season. UNLV was a perfect 6-0 this season when scoring 30 or
Herring’s five touchdown passes were not only a career-high, but
also tied a school record for most in a single game. Herring’s No.
1 target on the night, Devante Davis, finished with eight
receptions for 171 yards and four touchdowns. Herring also
connected with Marcus Sullivan on a 32-yard TD strike.
Davis’ four touchdown receptions tied him for the most in a
single game in UNLV history, while his 14 touchdowns in 2013 set a
new single-season record for the Rebels.
Placekicker Nolan Kohorst kicked six extra points and one field
goal and became UNLV’s all-time leading scorer with 245 career
San Diego State dropped to 7-5 overall and 6-2 in conference
The Rebels are one of seven Mountain West Conference schools to
become bowl eligible this season.