San Jose State escapes with 51-44 win over Wyoming
David Fales passed for 482 yards and five touchdowns and scored
his first rushing touchdown of the season with eight seconds left
to lead San Jose State over Wyoming 51-44 in a Mountain West
Conference affair Saturday night.
The Spartans (4-3, 3-1) overcame a 16-point third quarter
deficit, using three consecutive touchdowns to take the lead at the
end of the frame.
Wyoming (4-4, 2-2) then went 69 yards in 10 plays, culminating
with Shaun Wick’s 15-yard TD carry with 11:47 remaining. The teams
traded another touchdown apiece before the Spartans showed one last
On fourth and inches from the Wyoming 46, the Spartans ran a
play-action and Fales found tight end Billy Freeman alone along the
left sideline. Freeman pulled in the pass and rumbled 33 yards to
the Cowboys’ 13. Five plays later, Fales pushed his way into the
end zone for the deciding score.