Nick Nash threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Nevers had 22 carries for 115 yards and a score, and San Jose State beat New Mexico State 37-31
San Jose, Calif. – Nick Nash threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Nevers had 22 carries for 115 yards and a score, and San Jose State beat New Mexico State 37-31 on Saturday night.
Nash was 17 out of 14 passing 195 yards without a hitch. Derrick Deez Jr. had seven receptions for 130 yards and one touchdown for San Jose State (3-2).
Matt Mercurio scored a 38-yard field goal to give the Spartans a 1:09 lead in the second quarter at 17-14. Nehemiah Shelton intercepted a pass in the next play of scrimmage and, one play later, Nash hit Deez for a 12-yard touchdown and made it 24-14 at halftime.
Jonah Johnson completed 30 of 44 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns for New Mexico State (1-5). Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda had six receptions for 90 yards and two TDs.
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