SAN ANTONIO (AP) - David Fales threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns as San Jose State defeated UTSA 52-24 Saturday.
Fales completed 17 of 26 passes, including scoring throws of 36 yards to Noel Grigsby, 36 yards to Tyler Ervin and 6 yards to Ryan Otten. Grigsby had four catches for 110 yards, and Ervin added a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown among his 214 all-purpose yards.
The Spartans (5-2, 1-1 Western Athletic) forced three turnovers in the first quarter - one on a fumble that Chris Kearney recovered in the end zone - to lead 28-0 at the end of the period.
UTSA (5-2, 1-1), which finished with six turnovers, had 412 yards of offense. Ryan Polite completed 20 of 32 passes for 302 yards and two TDs.
|SJST||Noel Grigsby 36 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SJST||Blake Jurich 10 yd run (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SJST||Tyler Ervin 36 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SJST||Chris Kearney 0 yd fumble return (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SJST||Austin Lopez 25 yd FG|
|TXSA||Evans Okotcha 69 yd pass from Ryan Polite (Kristian Stern kick)|
|SJST||Tyler Ervin 92 yd kick return (Austin Lopez kick)|
|TXSA||Kristian Stern 41 yd FG|
|TXSA||Kenny Harrison 5 yd pass from Ryan Polite (Kristian Stern kick)|
|SJST||De'Leon Eskridge 1 yd run (Austin Lopez kick)|
|SJST||Ryan Otten 6 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)|
|TXSA||Steven Kurfehs 50 yd fumble return (Kristian Stern kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||4-12||5-13|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-1||0-3|
|Kick Return Yds||155||95|
|Punt Return Yds||1||8|
|Time of Poss.||27:49||32:11|
|SJST: De'Leon Eskridge 10-38, David Freeman 9-31, Tyler Ervin 6-23, Blake Jurich 3-17, Chandler Jones 1-11, Ina Liaina 1-4, Joe Gray 1--2, Team 1--31|
|TXSA: Ryan Polite 13-44, Brian Vaughn 1-36, Evans Okotcha 7-29, Brandon Armstrong 6-27, David Glasco 5-10, Kam Jones 3-7, Josiah Monroe 1-5, Team 2--48|
|SJST: David Fales 17-26-279-0, Joe Gray 1-1-4-0|
|TXSA: Ryan Polite 20-32-302-1|
|SJST: Chandler Jones 6-63, Noel Grigsby 4-110, Jabari Carr 2-49, Ryan Otten 2-11, Tyler Ervin 1-36, Daniel Bradbury 1-9, Sean Linton 1-4, De'Leon Eskridge 1-1|
|TXSA: Kenny Bias 4-94, Marcellus Mack 3-18, Evans Okotcha 2-76, Jeremiah Moeller 2-25, Aaron Grubb 2-21, Earon Holmes 2-13, Cole Hubble 1-22, Kam Jones 1-21, Kenny Harrison 1-5, CheRod Simpson 1-4, Brandon Armstrong 1-3|
|San Jose State||2nd Western Athletic||5-1||11-2|
|Texas-San Antonio||4th Western Athletic||3-3||8-4|