Spartans Down S. Utah 16-11 - Match Report
The Spartans grabbed a Week 3 victory over the Thunderbirds on Saturday, winning 16-11 at Spartan Stadium.
San Jose State did not, however, defeat the Thunderbirds against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Jordan La Secla completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 193 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Deckar Alexander rushed for 51 yards for S. Utah, while Zack Olsen added 19 yards. Brad Sorensen threw for 230 yards for the Thunderbirds, while receivers Tysson Poots and Fesi Sitake had 147 and 90 yards respectively.
San Jose State lost the offensive yardage battle to S. Utah 334-250 yards in Saturday's game. S. Utah had more first downs as that total ended up 21-16.
San Jose State lost the time of possession battle 32:00/28:00, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.