COL FB: Colorado State 48, Washington State 45

Dec. 21, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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ALBUQUERQUE, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Jared Roberts' 41-yard field goal on the game's final play Saturday helped rally Colorado State over Washington State 48-45 in the New Mexico Bowl.

Roberts' boot capped a comeback in which the Rams (8-6) reeled off 18 points in a 2:52 span down the stretch to rally from 45-30 deficit, aided by three Washington State turnovers.

Kapri Bibbs rushed for 169 yards with three touchdowns on 27 carries, including a 1-yard run with 33 seconds left that pulled Colorado State within two at 45-43.

Donnell Alexander dove to hit the pylon in the corner of the end zone on the ensuing 2-point conversion, forging a tie.

The Cougars' Teondray Caldwell fumbled the ensuing kickoff, setting up Roberts' game-winning kick.

Garrett Greyson completed 31-of-50 passes for 369 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for CSU, which rolled up 595 yards of total offense.

Connor Halliday went 37-of-58 through the air for 410 yards and a career-high six TD passes with an interception for Washington State (6-7).

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