Recap: San Diego St vs. San Jose St
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 267 yards and three touchdowns to lead the San Diego State Aztecs to a 38-7 win over the San Jose Spartans in a Mountain West Conference tilt at Qualcomm Stadium.
Quinn Kaehler threw for 34 yards on just 4-of-15 passing for the Aztecs (7-5, 5-3 MWC). Chase Price contributed 93 yards rushing and one touchdown, while Lucky Radley rushed for 31 yards and a score in the win.
As for the Spartans (3-9, 2-6), they used four quarterbacks who combined for 133 yards and one interception. Joe Gray threw the only touchdown for the group. Tyler Ervin rushed for 83 yards while Andrew Vollert added 34 yards receiving and one touchdown.
The Aztecs jumped out to an early lead when Pumphrey rushed for a 20-yard touchdown with 8:17 left in the first quarter. Then early in the second quarter, Pumphrey ran in a score from one yard out.
With 7:37 left in the first half, Price rushed for a 1-yard touchdown to push the San Diego State lead to 21-0. Then with just under 12 minutes to play in the third quarter, Pumphrey rushed for a 35-yard touchdown.
Donald Hageman kicked a 23-yard field goal with just over nine minutes left to play in the fourth quarter to give San Diego State a 31-0 lead. With just under three minutes to play in the game, Radley rushed for an 11-yard touchdown, as the Aztecs led 38-0.
The Spartans avoided the shutout when Gray threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Vollert with under a minute to play in the game.
The Aztecs outgained their opponent, 427-244, with 393 of those yards coming on the ground.Game Notes