SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Fales threw four touchdown passes, including a 14-yarder to Chandler Jones with 50 seconds left, to lift San Jose St. to a wild 38-34 win over San Diego St. on Saturday night.
The lead was tied once and changed hands four times in the final quarter.
Fales threw three of his TD passes in the fourth quarter as San Jose St. (3-1) overcame a 24-17 deficit.
Fales also threw touchdown passes of 1 yard to Ina Liaina and a 21-yarder to Noel Grigsby early in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 24. Tyler Ervin returned a kickoff 97 yards for a Spartans touchdown in the first half.
For San Diego St., Adam Muema ran for a career-high 202 yards, including an 83-yard TD in the first half. Walter Kazee added 90 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries.
|SJST||Austin Lopez 43 yd FG|
|SDGST||Adam Muema 83 yd run (Chance Marden kick)|
|SJST||Tyler Ervin 97 yd kick return (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SDGST||Walter Kazee 8 yd run (Chance Marden kick)|
|SJST||Ina Liaina 1 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SDGST||Chance Marden 25 yd FG|
|SDGST||Gavin Escobar 2 yd pass from Ryan Katz (Chance Marden kick)|
|SJST||Noel Grigsby 21 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SDGST||Chance Marden 41 yd FG|
|SJST||Ryan Otten 15 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SDGST||Colin Lockett 40 yd pass from Ryan Katz (Chance Marden kick)|
|SJST||Chandler Jones 14 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||4-10||8-17|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-0||1-2|
|Kick Return Yds||253||113|
|Punt Return Yds||0||12|
|Time of Poss.||22:5||37:55|
|SJST: De'Leon Eskridge 11-52, Blake Jurich 5-21, Tyler Ervin 3-5, Noel Grigsby 1-4, Ina Liaina 1-3, Team 1--1, David Fales 1--7|
|SDGST: Adam Muema 25-202, Walter Kazee 17-90, Colin Lockett 1-15, Adam Dingwell 2-3, Team 1--15, Ryan Katz 9--24|
|SJST: David Fales 21-31-260-1, Blake Jurich 1-1-30-0|
|SDGST: Ryan Katz 17-27-213-0, Adam Dingwell 0-2-0-0|
|SJST: Ryan Otten 5-84, Jabari Carr 5-73, Chandler Jones 4-52, De'Leon Eskridge 3-25, Noel Grigsby 2-29, Peter Tuitupou 1-19, Kyle Nunn 1-7, Ina Liaina 1-1|
|SDGST: Gavin Escobar 5-46, Colin Lockett 3-73, Dominique Sandifer 3-21, Chad Young 2-29, Dylan Denso 1-21, Ezell Ruffin 1-11, Brice Butler 1-10, Tim Vizzi 1-2|
|San Jose State||2nd Western Athletic||5-1||11-2|
|San Diego State||1st Mountain West||7-1||9-4|