ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Gartrell Johnson rushed for a career-high 285 yards and scored two touchdowns as Colorado State rallied for a 40-35 victory over Fresno State on Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.
Johnson sealed Colorado State's first bowl victory since 2001 on
a 77-yard touchdown with 1:46 remaining, igniting a celebration by
fans who made the 7-hour drive from Fort Collins, Colo.
The Rams (7-6) took their first lead at 33-28 when Billy Farris
threw a 69-yard TD to Rashaun Greer with seven minutes left.
The loss capped a rough season for the injury-depleted Bulldogs
(7-6), who talked in fall workouts about a possible Bowl
Championship Series run. They led 28-20 early in the fourth
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