The College of San Mateo racked up 438 yards of offense, while the Bulldogs defense held Sierra to under 300 yards as they dismantled the Wolverines 49-21 in the eighth annual Bothman Bulldog Bowl Saturday afternoon.
CSM rushed for 326 yards, led by George Naufahu's 135 yards on just six carries. Jerrel Brown had 62 yards on 10 carries while starting quarterback Blake Plattsmier accounted for 174 yards of offense. Naufahu had scoring runs of 72 and 30 and 4 yards. The 72-yard scamper set a new Bulldog Bowl record for longest touchdown run. He also tied the record of most touchdowns in the Bulldog Bowl with three.
The defense allowed just 157 yards through the first three quarters as CSM led 42-7 going into the fourth. Sierra scored a pair of touchdowns against the CSM second- and third-string defense over the final 15 minutes.
CSM linebacker Eric Tuipulotu finished with a game-high nine tackles, which earned him Defensive Player of the Game honors. Fellow linebacker Tevita Lataimua adding six tackles.
CSM is now 7-0 in the Bulldog Bowl.