Utah State cornerback Will Davis snapped Louisiana Tech quarterback Colby Cameron’s NCAA record for consecutive passes without an interception on Saturday at 444. It was Davis’ fourth interception of the season.
A Utah State defense ranked among the nation’s very best came to play in the de facto WAC championship at Louisiana Tech. The Aggies built an early 14-0 lead. In the second quarter, Cameron found a leaping Quinton Patton near the corner of the end zone. Patton made the catch, and his foot hit the pylon as he was shoved out of bounds. The play was erroneously called a force-out and not reviewed, leading to a Bulldog field goal.
As of this writing, with 12 minutes remaining in the third quarter, those were Louisiana Tech’s only three points.
Cameron’s first and still only interception was part of a calamitous series for Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs had a field goal attempt blocked, and fumbled a kickoff. Utah State built a 27-3 advantage in the third quarter, seemingly dooming Tech’s pursuit of a BCS at-large bid and second straight WAC championship.
Cameron is currently having easily his worst outing of the season, at 12-25 for just 85 yards and no scores. He entered Saturday completing just under 71 percent of his pass attempts for 27 touchdowns and no interceptions. This blogger nominated Cameron for 1st Team All-America honors because of his historic, turnover-free run.