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Fresno State uses 27-point run to hold off Ga. Tech 40-28

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ Clifton Smith rushed for 152 yards and two
touchdowns to help Fresno State to a 40-28 victory over Georgia
Tech today in the Humanitarian Bowl.
Tom Brandstater threw for a score and ran for another for a
Fresno State offense that was surprisingly unstoppable against a
Yellow Jackets defense that was among the best in the Atlantic
Coast Conference.
The Bulldogs' offensive line kept Brandstater on his feet. Even
when Tech got a little heat on the junior, he showed the ability to
escape the pocket and keep plays alive.
After punting on its opening possession, the Bulldogs (9-4)
scored on six straight drives, taking a 34-14 lead midway through
the third quarter. That's when Brandstater used an escort from
tight end Bear Pascoe for a 24-yard touchdown run.
Brandstater finished with 285 yards passing and the Bulldogs had
572 yards, the most allowed this season by the Yellow Jackets.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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