San Diego State Football ended their season on a high note Saturday, defeating the University of Houston 34-10 in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Houston quickly jumped out to a 10-0 lead on a touchdown and a field goal in the first quarter. The Aztecs wouldn’t get on board until the second quarter, but when they did they didn’t stop.
After two field goals in the second brought SDSU six points closer, they broke out at the start of the second half. Running back Donnel Pumphrey ran for a touchdown to take the lead, and Ron Smith intercepted a pass later in the quarter for a 54-yard pick-six.
The Aztecs scored two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to put an exclamation point on the 34-10 win.
With 155 yards, Pumphrey is now in sole possession of the FBS all-time rushing yards title, passing Ron Dayne and ending with 6,405 yards in his collegiate career.
Quarterback Christian Chapman threw for 128 yards and a touchdown, while freshman Juwan Washington added a touchdown of his own.