Boise State Football

Boise State 40, San Jose State 23: Drive chart and statistics

Boise State tight end Holden Huff (85) scores a first-half touchdown against San Jose State at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, Calif., on Friday Nov. 27, 2015.
Boise State tight end Holden Huff (85) scores a first-half touchdown against San Jose State at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, Calif., on Friday Nov. 27, 2015. jjaszewski@idahostatesman.com

BOISE ST.

0

9

7

24

40

SAN JOSE ST.

3

7

0

13

23

 

FIRST QUARTER

SJSU — Austin Lopez 20 field goal, 6:55. Key plays: Tailback Tyler Ervin broke a 40-yard run on the first play and tight end Billy Freeman rumbled 21 yards on a throwback screen, but end Kamalei Correa sacked quarterback Kenny Potter to help stall the drive. Drive: 7 plays, 67 yards, 3:27. San Jose State 3, Boise State 0

 

SECOND QUARTER

BSU — Holden Huff 12 pass from Brett Rypien (Tyler Rausa kick failed), 14:56. Key plays: Rypien was 7-for-7 on the drive, including a 13-yard strike to wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck on third-and-13. The TD pass came against a heavy blitz. Drive: 15 plays, 84 yards, 6:58. Boise State 6, San Jose State 3

SJSU — Freeman 35 pass from Potter (Lopez kick), 2:33. Key plays: Potter completed an 8-yard pass on third-and-5, scrambled for 9 yards on third-and-8 and stepped up against pressure to find Freeman on fourth-and-6 for the TD. Drive: 11 plays, 82 yards, 5:43. San Jose State 10, Boise State 6

BSU — Rausa 25 field goal, :00. Key plays: Backup tailback Kelsey Young took a screen pass 18 yards, Sperbeck drew a pass interference penalty and sophomore tight end Alec Dhaenens made a 4-yard catch on fourth-and-2. Tight end Jake Roh was stopped short of the first down on third-and-10 to force the field goal. Drive: 13 plays, 67 yards, 2:33. San Jose State 10, Boise State 9

 

THIRD QUARTER

BSU — Jeremy McNichols 5 pass from Rypien (Rausa kick), 2:51. Key plays: McNichols gained 11 yards on two carries to dig out of a hole, Sperbeck made a high catch for 13 yards, wide receiver A.J. Richardson contributed a 21-yard catch and Sperbeck ran for 19 yards on a broken trick play. Sperbeck also drew a pass interference penalty on third-and-6. On the two-point try, Sperbeck caught the ball in the end zone but the Broncos were flagged for a pick and had to kick the PAT. Drive: 14 plays, 97 yards, 6:41. Boise State 16, San Jose State 10

 

FOURTH QUARTER

BSU — McNichols 88 run (Rausa kick), 14:05. Key play: McNichols met linebacker Frank Ginda in the hole, shook him off, darted wide to the sideline and outran the defense. Drive: 1 play, 88 yards, :13. Boise State 23, San Jose State 10

BSU — Rausa 31 field goal, 10:37. Key plays: Linebacker Ben Weaver intercepted a pass for the third straight game. McNichols gained 15 yards on a rush and a reception. Drive: 6 plays, 23 yards, 1:56. Boise State 26, San Jose State 10

SJSU — Hansell Wilson 13 pass from Potter (Tyler Ervin rush failed), 8:29. Key plays: Potter hit wide receiver Tim Crawley for a toe-dragging, 17-yard catch on fourth-and-4. Potter's TD pass was just over the fingertips of cornerback Donte Deayon. Drive: 10 plays, 75 yards, 2:08. Boise State 26, San Jose State 16

BSU — McNichols 19 run (Rausa kick), 6:21. Key plays: McNichols carried on four straight plays, including a 34-yarder, after a nice kickoff return by Terrell Johnson. Drive: 4 plays, 59 yards, 2:03. Boise State 33, San Jose State 16

SJSU — Crawley 3 pass from Potter (Lopez kick), 2:55. Key plays: Wilson made a 17-yard catch on third-and-6 and Potter ran for 16 yards on fourth-and-11. Drive: 14 plays, 83 yards, 3:21. Boise State 33, San Jose State 23

BSU — K. Young 34 run (Rausa kick), 2:15. Key play: San Jose State’s onside kick went out of bounds. Drive: 2 plays, 44 yards, 0:40. Boise State 40, San Jose State 23

 

TEAM STATISTICS

BSU

SJSU

First downs

26

24

Rushes-yards

35-300

33-138

Passing yards

197

336

Total yards

497

474

Comp-Att-Int

25-34-0

28-41-2

Sacks by-yards

5-23

1-3

Return yards

57

54

Punts-average

3-49.0

3-44.0

Fumbles-lost

1-0

1-0

Penalties-yards

6-50

6-56

3rd-down conv.

6-12

7-17

4th-down conv.

1-1

4-4

Red-zone conv.

5-5

3-4

Possession time

29:13

30:47

Attendance

15,770

Time

3:24

 

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — Boise State, McNichols 20-192, K. Young 3-63, Sperbeck 2-21, Wolpin 2-10, Anderson 1-8, Rypien 4-4, Stuart 2-3, TEAM 1-(minus 1). San Jose State, Ervin 11-52, Potter 19-46, Wilson 1-32, Roberson 2-8.

PASSING — Boise State, Rypien 25-33-0-197, TEAM 0-1-0-0. San Jose State, Potter 28-41-2-336.

RECEIVING — Boise State, Sperbeck 6-45, McNichols 6-40, Huff 3-26, Roh 3-18, Richardson 2-35, K. Young 2-22, Anderson 2-7, Dhaenens 1-4. San Jose State, Freeman 7-109, Wilson 6-98, Crawley 5-51, Ervin 4-30, Holmes 4-19, Kearney 1-16, Roberson 1-13.

BSU TACKLES-SACKS-INTS — Vallejo 9-0-0, Martarano 8-0-1, Maston 7-0-0, Correa 6-1-0, Frazier 5-1-0, Weaver 4-0-1, Horn 3-1-0, Taimatuia 2-1-0, Boles 1-1-0.

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