Boise State Rebounds with 49-14 Victory at Hawai'i

HONOLULU (AP) - Joe Southwick threw three touchdowns, backup quarterback Grant Hedrick rushed for another and Boise State easily beat Hawaii 49-14 on Saturday, at Aloha Stadium.

Southwick completed 17-of-29 passes for 209 yards, including touchdowns to Matt Miller, Aaron Burks and Holden Huff. The connection to Burks was for 46 yards and his first-career touchdown grab. The junior finished with 107 receiving yards on five catches, both career highs. Huff's score was also the first of his career.

Hedrick replaced Southwick in the fourth quarter. He led the Broncos (8-2, 5-1 Mountain West) on a 56-yard drive of more than nine minutes, capping it off with a four-yard touchdown run.

Jay Ajayi and Shane Williams-Rhodes each added rushing touchdowns and Boise State's defense also scored on a 25-yard fumble recovery. Demarcus Lawrence provided the defensive score, the fifth of the season for Boise State.

The Broncos defense finished with six sacks, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions. The sacks pushed down Hawaii's rushing total to -14 for the game, tied for the sixth-fewest allowed by a Boise State team in school history.

Freshman cornerback Donte Deayon registered his first-career interception and tied for the team high with six tackles in just the second game of his career.

Hawaii (1-8, 0-6) had its best play on special teams, with Mike Edwards returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown to tie the game at 7-7 in the first quarter.

Warrior quarterback Sean Schroeder was replaced midway through the third quarter. He finished with 100 yards and an interception, while taking four sacks. His backup, sophomore Jeremy Higgins, went on to throw for 154 yards and an interception.

Higgins led the Warriors on their only offensive scoring drive of the game, a 10-play, 72-yard drive resulting in a one-yard touchdown run for John Lister.

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