Two Fresno State players rank better than most teams in interceptions

Fresno State is leading the bowl subdivision with 17 interceptions, 12 of them coming from safeties Phillip Thomas and Derron Smith.

Thomas has seven, and is leading the nation. Smith has five, and is tied for second.

The 12 picks by the two Bulldogs are more than 94 of the 120 teams have this season.