Scores

Final

New Mexico St 24

(1-3, 1-1 away)

San Jose State 34

(1-3, 1-1 home)

4:00 PM ET, September 24, 2011

Spartan Stadium (CA), San Jose, CA

1 2 3 4 T
NMSU 3 7 14 024
SJSU 7 3 14 1034

Top Performers

Passing: M. Faulkner (SJSU) - 236 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. Rutley (SJSU) - 33 CAR, 209 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: R. Otten (SJSU) - 6 REC, 98 YDS, 2 TD

San Jose St. 34, New Mexico St. 24

Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Brandon Rutley rushed for 209 yards and scored twice and San Jose State ended a 13-game losing streak dating to last season, beating New Mexico State 34-24 Saturday.

Rutley became the first player to rush for more than 200 yards for the Spartans (1-3, 1-1 WAC) in seven years. Matt Faulkner threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns.

Matt Christian threw for 238 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies (1-3, 0-1 WAC), who have lost two straight since beating Minnesota. Kenny Turner added 129 yards rushing and a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
SJSU
1st Downs1824
Total Yards423466
Passing238236
Rushing185230
Penalties8-761-5
3rd Down Conversions6-148-15
4th Down Conversions0-11-2
Turnovers11
Possession27:1832:42

Passing Leaders

New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Christian17/282388.511
San Jose StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Faulkner24/382366.220

Rushing Leaders

New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Turner171297.6178
Christian13584.5115
San Jose StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rutley332096.3266
Stewart3113.7011

Receiving Leaders

New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rogers512024.0045
Brown22814.0015
San Jose StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Otten69816.3264
Jones6416.8010

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNMSUSJSU
FG09:41Tyler Stampler 19 Yd 30
TD09:29Brandon Rutley 66 Yd Run (Jens Alvernik Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERNMSUSJSU
TD04:12Kenny Turner 18 Yd Pass From Matt Christian (Tyler Stampler Kick) 107
FG00:17Jens Alvernik 42 Yd 1010
THIRD QUARTERNMSUSJSU
TD14:12Ryan Otten 64 Yd Pass From Matt Faulkner (Jens Alvernik Kick) 1017
TD12:31Matt Christian 9 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1717
TD08:35Kenny Turner 78 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 2417
TD03:19Ryan Otten 3 Yd Pass From Matt Faulkner (Jens Alvernik Kick) 2424
FOURTH QUARTERNMSUSJSU
TD13:59Brandon Rutley 2 Yd Run (Jens Alvernik Kick) 2431
FG07:07Jens Alvernik 31 Yd 2434