Toreros (1-1) host Harvard (0-0) Saturday at 12 noon
Senior DE Blake Oliaro

Sept. 17, 2013

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GAME #3: The USD Toreros (1-1), under the direction of first year head coach Dale Lindsey, play host to the Harvard Crimson (0-0) this Saturday, September 21st. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 noon at Walter J. Zable Field at Torero Stadium.

The Last Meeting
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September 15, 2012
Cambridge, MA
USD Falls To Harvard 28-13
The University of San Diego football team fell to Harvard 28-13 Saturday morning in a non-conference matchup. The Toreros couldn't repeat the fourth quarter magic of a week ago as they allowed Harvard to score 21 unanswered points in the final quarter after holding a 13-7 lead.

SERIES RECORD: Met for the first time last season in Cambridge with Harvard coming away with a 28-13 victory... The Toreros held a 13-7 lead early in the fourth quarter before giving up three straight touchdowns... QB Mason Mills had a busy day setting school records for passing attempts (63) and completions (38) while finishing with 354 yards... WR Brandon White had a career day hauling in 12 passes for 135 yards... Defensively the Toreros were paced by Zach Devaney, Zach Dunaj and Blake Oliaro, each with 7 stops.

WEBCAST/VIDEO STREAM: Saturday's contest will be webcast live with Jack Cronin (play-by-play) and JT Rogan (color analyst) calling the action. The pre-game begins at 11:50 am (PDT). The audio-video feed, along with live stats, will be streamed at

A LOOK AHEAD: The Toreros close out the month with their Pioneer Football League opener at Stetson University on September 28th. Game time is 10:00 a.m. (PDT).

PFL STANDINGS/SCHEDULE FOR SEPT. 21ST: Jacksonville (1-0 PFL, 1-2), Mercer (0-0, 2-0), Butler, (0-0, 2-1), Dayton (0-0, 2-1), San Diego (0-0, 1-1), Stetson (0-0, 1-1), Campbell (0-0, 1-2), Marist (0-0, 1-2), Davidson (0-0, 0-2), Drake (0-0, 0-2), Valparaiso (0-0, 0-3), Morehead State (0-1 PFL, 0-3). Upcoming Games: Warner at Jacksonville, Davidson at Johnson C. Smith, Indianapolis at Drake, Dartmouth at Butler, Berry at Mercer, Birmingham-Southern at Stetson, Eastern Kentucky at Morehead State. Off week: Campbell, Dayton, Marist, Valparaiso.

TOREROS HOLD OFF WESTERN NEW MEXICO 38-35: In their last outing back on September 7th the Toreros hosted Western New Mexico and held on for a 38-35 victory... QB Mason Mills threw for 313 yards and 3 touchdowns, and running back Joe Ferguson rushed for 156 yards and found the endzone twice... In the 1st quarter the Toreros jumped out to an early 10-0 lead behind a Ferguson 55-yard TD run and David Last 36-yard field goal... Following a WNMU 72-yard TD score from QB Mitch Glassman to Ronnell Pompey, USD answered with their own 66-yard TD connection from Mills to Sam Hoekstra for a 17-7 lead... The Mustangs outscored USD 13-7 in the 2nd quarter, but a Brandon White 4-yard TD reception gave USD a 24-20 intermission lead... In the 3rd period WNMU took a 27-24 lead, but Ferguson hauled in a 4-yard TD from Mills and redshirt freshman Bug Rivera bolted into the endzone from 31 yards out for a 38-27 cushion with 2:24 to go... WNMU's Glassman (20-32 for 351 yards and 4 TDs) directed the Mustangs to one more score to pull them within three points, but their ensuing onside kickoff was unsuccessful and the Toreros would run out the clock over the final 50 seconds... For the game USD amassed 583 yards of total offense (270 rush, 313 pass)... Mills completed 15-of-27 passes for 313 yards and 3 touchdowns... Ferguson rushed 15 times for his 156 yards and 1 score, while also hauling in 3 passes for 15 yards and 1 TD... A trio of receivers also turned in solid games - Brandon White (5-49, 1 TD), Sam Hoekstra (4-144, 1 TD) and Reggie Bell (3-105)... Defensively for the Toreros Zach Devaney had a team-high 9 tackles to go with 1 sack... He was followed by freshman CB Jamal Agnew (8 tackles, 2 break-ups), safety Robbie Beathard (7 tackles), linebacker Troy McClelland (5 stops, 1 sack), safety Matt Miller (5 stops), tackle Clint Johnson (5 stops, 1 sack), end Steve Garguilo (5 tackles) and linebacker Michael Ruffino (5 stops).

TORERO TIDBITS: This marks the third straight game this season where USD's opponent is playing their season opener... Torero leaders through two games include QB Mason Mills (44-63 for 543 yards, 5 TDs), RB Joe Ferguson (186 yards, 1 TD), RB Kenn James (119 yards), WR Reggie Bell (12-214 yards, 1 TD), WR Sam Hoekstra (10-181, 1 TD), kicker David Last (12 points, 2-2 FG, 6-7 PAT), punter Ryan Belden (41.8 average on 10 punts), LB Zach Devaney (17 tackles, 3.5 TFL), safety Matt Miller (16 tackles), and CB Jamal Agnew (15 stops)... Among FCS teams, USD ranks 8th in team passing efficiency (167.24 rating) and time of possession (34:20), and is tied for 7th in first downs defense (34)... USD also ranks 11th in total offense (488.5).

USD TABBED PFL FAVORITE IN PRESEASON COACHES POLL: USD, which has won a share of the last two PFL regular season titles, was picked to win the 2013 PFL crown in a preseason vote of the league's coaches. San Diego received five of a possible 11 first-place votes and 111 of a maximum 121 points as coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team in the poll. Following USD was Butler (4 votes, 110 points), Jacksonville (2 votes; 99 points), Drake (1 vote; 99 points), Dayton (85 points), Marist (67 points), Morehead State (65 points), Campbell (49 points), Davidson (42 points), Valparaiso (32 points), Mercer (20 points), Stetson (13 points).

SCOUTING THE HARVARD CRIMSON: This will be Harvard's 2013 season opener and their first trip to California since 1949... Over the past twelve seasons (2001-2012), Harvard owns the best overall winning percentage among FCS programs at 79.8 percent (95-24 record)... With 42 Division I sports, Harvard University boasts the largest Division I athletic program in the country... Last year Harvard finished 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the Ivy League (2nd place)... Head Coach Tim Murphy, who is beginning his 20th season at the helm (128-61 record), returns 15 starters (6 offense, 6 defense, 3 specialists) and 46 lettermen... Following last season's 28-13 win over San Diego to open up the 2012 campaign, Harvard reeled off four more wins to begin the season 5-0... Their two losses came on the road at Princeton (39-34) and Penn (30-21)... For the season Harvard outscored its opponents 394-174... This year's squad will be led by four players that earned All-Ivy honors a year ago - senior linebacker Josh Boyd (2013 team captain, 1st Team All-Ivy), junior defensive end Zach Hodges (1st Team All-Ivy), senior tight end Cameron Brate (1st Team All-Ivy) and senior defensive tackle Nnamdi Obukwelu (2nd Team All-Ivy)... Boyd led the squad in tackles with 67 stops, while Brate hauled in 41 receptions for 592 yards and 6 touchdowns.

NCAA DIVISION I FCS PLAYOFFS: For the first time, the Pioneer Football League regular-season champion will receive an automatic bid into the Division I Football Championship. The championship will expand to 24 teams this season with 11 automatic bids and 13 at-large berths. The football selection committee will select eight national seeds, which will receive a first-round bye. The remaining 16 teams will be placed into the first round spots with emphasis on geographical proximity.



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Jacobsen is a 6'2" middle blocker from Tacoma, Washington
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Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
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Freshman guard from Portugal
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6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
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Video Thumbnail WNMU recap
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
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Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade

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Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner
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