FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -
rushed for 106 yards and
passed for 161 in his first career start as Fresno State smothered UC Davis 51-0 on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs amassed 511 yards of total offense, including 310 on the ground to win their season opener in impressive fashion
against a Football Championship Subdivision opponent.
It was the schools' first meeting since 1952.
Fresno State posted its first shutout since a 30-0 victory over San Jose State on Oct. 20, 2007, and it was the Aggies' most
lopsided defeat since a 54-0 loss to Cal in 1934.
UC Davis quarterback
finished 18 of 41 for 188 yards and an interception. The Aggies managed just 43 rushing yards on 20 attempts.
Mathews had a 60-yard touchdown run, and Colburn threw a 92-yard touchdown pass as Fresno State stormed to 35-0 halftime lead.