San Jose St. 27, Fresno St. 24
Matt Faulkner passed for 363 yards and two second-half
touchdowns as San Jose State edged Fresno State 27-24 on Saturday
Noel Grigsby caught eight passes for 114 yards and a touchdown
for San Jose State (5-7, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference), which
defeated Fresno State for just the second time in 19 meetings. It
was also the Spartans’ first victory at Bulldog Stadium since
Robbie Rouse ran for 151 yards and two touchdowns for Fresno
State (4-8, 3-4), which never got the ball back after pulling to
within three points on a Derek Carr touchdown pass with 6:15
Carr finished with 276 passing yards, including a 24-yard
touchdown pass to Jalen Saunders.
San Jose State took over at its 31-yard line and marched 56
yards on 13 plays to run out the clock. The Spartans were aided by
a pass-interference penalty.