With in-state rival Idaho coming to town Saturday and jumping down from the FBS this season, the sellout crowd of 11,015 fans expected a battle. Instead, they saw a record-breaking day by Gueller with eight touchdown passes in a 62-28 thrashing.
Gueller, a 6-foot-3 senior, went 19-30 for a career-high 492 yards. Nine of his completions were for 20 yards or more. He also led the team with 81 yards rushing on 11 attempts.
His eight touchdown passes, which set a school record, looked like this:
- 11-yard pass to Austin Campbell
- 14-yard pass to Michael Dean
- 29-yard pass to Mitch Gueller
- 87-yard pass to Demonte Horton
- 62-yard pass to Michael Dean
- 13-yard pass to Austin Campbell
- 4-yard pass to Michael Dean
- 7-yard pass to Michael Dean
And yes, Mitch is his brother and finished with six catches for 184 yards and the touchdown.
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Last year, Gueller threw for 2,754 yards, 22 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Through five games in 2018, he's thrown for 1,356 yards, 12 touchdowns and four interceptions.
Watch all eight of his touchdown passes against Idaho here:
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