San Jose State Defeats New Mexico St 27-10

Pride, Together, Believe, FINISH! Tafralis completes 20-of-34 pass attempts for 222 yards for SJS (2-8, 1-6 WAC). Yonus Davis rushed for 150 yards and two TD's on 16 carries to lead San Jose State to a 27-10 victory over NMSU.

San Jose, CA (SpartanThunder.com) - Yonus Davis rushed for 150 yards and two scores on 16 carries to lead the San Jose State Spartans to a 27-10 victory over the New Mexico State Aggies in a Western Athletic Conference battle of the conference cellar dwellars.

Adam Tafralis completed 20-of-34 pass attempts for 222 yards for San Jose State (2-8, 1-6 WAC).

Starting quarterback Royal Gill completed 25-of-41 tosses for 203 yards for New Mexico State (0-11, 0-7), while backup Joey Vincent connected on 15-of-23 pass attempts for 163 yards and one touchdown. Vincent was also intercepted twice in the loss. Wide out Paul Dombrowski grabbed 16 passes for 133 yards, breaking Jeff Evans school record of 15 catches in a single game he set against Southern Illinois in 1978.

After a scoreless first quarter, the Spartans cracked the scoreboard early in the second frame when Davis scampered into the end zone on a six-yard run.

A 22-yard field goal by Jared Strubeck with just over two minutes remaining in the first half pushed the San Jose State lead to 10-0.

With just seconds remaining in the second quarter the Aggies finally got on the board when Conor Poley netted a 25-yard field goal.

Seconds into the third quarter Davis broke an 84-yard run for a touchdown, extending the Spartans' lead to 17-3.

A 20-yard field goal by Strubeck late in the third frame pushed San Jose State's lead to 20-3.

The Spartans increased their lead to 27-3 when Trestin George scored on a 30- yard interception return.

Vincent hit Nick Cleaver with a one-yard touchdown pass with under a minute left in the contest. However, it was too little too late, as the Aggies were defeated by a 17-point margin.

The spartans finally completed the season moto and slogan of "Pride, Together, Believe, Finish".

Congratulations to the SJSU team and Coach Tomey!


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