Kenny Cox | Posted: 30 Nov 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Postgame notes at San Diego State

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BYU's defense against SDSU

The following notes are from BYU's 13-3 loss at San Diego State on Saturday at SDCCU Stadium. 

ATTENDANCE: 28,180
TEAM FLAGS: Uriah Leiataua (Jr. DL)
ALUMNI FLAGS: Mark Bellini (WR, 1982-86), K.O. Kealaluhi (WR, 1995-96), Phil Giordano (DB, 1994-97), Gabe Giordano (LB, 1995-97)
SPECIAL TEAM FLAG: David Graham (BYU fan honoring daughter, Addie, who passed away tragically in November)
GAME CAPTAINS: Dayan Ghanwoloku (Sr. DB), Troy Warner (Sr. DB), Aleva Hifo (Sr. WR), Micah Simon (Sr. WR)

TEAM NOTES
200+
BYU passed for more than 200 (338) yards for the 14th consecutive game. It is the longest streak since 19 games in a row across the 2007-08 seasons.

Winning streak snapped
BYU had a snap of five consecutive wins snapped. The Cougars have not won six in a row in one regular season since 2008.

Record in San Diego
BYU’s record against SDSU drops to 28-8-1 and 11-6-1 against the Aztecs in the regular season. The Cougars also fall to 17-12-2 in SDCCU Stadium.

PLAYER NOTES
Talon Shumway
Shumway had a career-best six catches for 83 yards in the game, putting him with over 500 receiving yards (539) in 2019. He becomes the third player with more than 500 yards this season. It is the first time since 2015 that BYU has had three receivers with more than 500 in a single season. Matt Bushman has 597 and Micah Simon has 560.

Zach Wilson
Wilson threw for 316 yards, his third 300-yard game of his career It also put him at 2,108 passing yards for the season. It is the first time a BYU quarterback has been over 2,000 yards since Taysom Hill had 2,316 yards in 2016.

NOTABLE CAREER HIGHS and FIRSTS
Career high receptions: Talon Shumway (6)
Career high completions: Zach Wilson (31)
Career high attempts: Zach Wilson (53)
Career high tackles: Atunaisa Mahe (5)
 

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