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Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Arizona State sets 20 records in bowl win

The Sun Devils tied or broke a bevy of bowl game records in their 62-28 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl game triumph.

Ezra Shaw

The Arizona State Sun Devils flexed their offensive muscles in a blowout victory over the Navy Midshipmen in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on Saturday. Led by running back Marion Grice and quarterback Taylor Kelly, the Sun Devils set a bevy of bowl game records in the 62-28 win.

All told, Arizona State broke 20 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl records, including many of the game's scoring records. The Sun Devils' 62 points was nearly 20 points better than the previous record, held by the 2006 Florida State Seminoles, which scored 44 points.

Impressively, the Sun Devils' 36 first downs equaled an all-time Division-I bowl record, set by the 1991 Oklahoma Sooners in the Gator Bowl and met by the 2001 Marshall Thundering Herd in the famed double-overtime 2001 GMAC Bowl.

Arizona State's 648 yards of total offense against the Midshipmen also helped them on their way to a huge first half, which saw the Sun Devils score 34 points, a school record in 26 bowls played in the team's history. In the first quarter alone, Arizona State's 21 points equaled the 2003 Boston College Eagles' first-quarter output in the bowl.