LOGAN, Utah (ABC 4 Sports) - The Utah State football team continued its best start since 1978 with a resounding 35-13 win over UNLV at Romney Stadium Saturday night.
Kerwynn Williams amassed a career-high 260 total yards and one touchdown, while quarterback Chuckie Keeton threw for a career-high 402 yards and four touchdowns as the Aggies out-gained the Rebels 564-305.
After falling behind 7-3 in the 2nd quarter, Keeton gave the Aggies the lead with a 1-yard touchdown pass to D.J. Tialavea.
Less than two minutes later, Keeton found Chuck Jacobs, who spun his way out of a tackle on his way to a 50-yard touchdown that gave Utah State a 17-7 lead.
UNLV trimmed the Aggies lead to 20-13 in the 4th quarter, but Utah State took total control of the game after that.
Williams took a screen pass and raced 74 yards for a touchdown to give the Aggies a 27-13 lead. Jacobs then scored his second touchdown of the game, hauling in a 17-yard pass from Keeton.
The Aggies defense capped the scoring on a safety by Kyler Fackrell, who tackled UNLV running back Tim Cornett in the end zone.
Keeton finished the game completing 20 of 33 passes for 402 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
Williams had 113 yards rushing on 20 carries, while pulling in seven catches for 147 yards.
Utah State is now 4-1, its best start since 1978 when the Aggies won its first five games of the season.
Next up, a huge in-state showdown at BYU October 5th at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.