SAN DIEGO -- Ronnie Hillman rushed for 151 yards and a touchdown and surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark as San Diego State defeated Colorado State 24-19 on Saturday night.
The win was the fourth in row for the Aztecs (7-2, 4-1 Mountain West), who play at fourth-ranked TCU next week.
Pete Thomas was 22 of 40 passing for 266 yards for the Rams (3-7, 2-4).
Hillman became the third San Diego State freshman to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season, joining Marshall Faulk (1991) and Lionel Hamilton (1994). He scored his 12th TD of the year from 26 yards to give the Aztecs a 17-13 lead in the third quarter.
The Rams pulled to within 24-19 when Thomas connected with Zac Pauga on a 28-yard screen pass for a TD with 2:43 to play.
Late in the third quarter, Lindley was stripped of the ball by Colorado State linebacker Mychal Sisson, who raced 88 yards for a touchdown to give the Rams a 13-10 lead.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.