SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Montel Aaron threw for 183 yards and three touchdowns to lead San Jose State to a 34-13 win over Cal Poly on Saturday.
Trailing 6-0 in the second quarter, San Jose State (1-1) took the lead for good when Aaron connected with JaQuan Blackwell on an 18-yard touchdown throw. Aaron then found Tre Hartley for a 13-yard touchdown strike in the third quarter and less than 8 minutes later heaved a 49-yard TD throw to Bailey Gaither to make it 20-6.
The Spartans padded their advantage in the fourth quarter with a 17-yard touchdown run from Zamore Zigler, who finished 12 carries for 121 yards. Jamal Scott recovered a Cal Poly fumble forced by William Ossai and returned 22 yards for a touchdown to seal it.
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Cal Poly (0-2) was held to just 37 yards passing and 196 yards on the ground. Casey Sublette had two field goals and Khaleel Jenkins punched in a touchdown in the fourth quarter from the 1.