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Utah State 35, San Jose State 31

Associated Press

LOGAN, Utah - Calvin Tyler Jr. had 125 yards rushing and three touchdowns, including a 3-yard TD that capped the scoring with 2:49 to paly, Brian Cobbs had 10 receptions for 122 yards and Utah State beat San Jose State 35-31.

Cooper Legas completed 23 of 35 passes for and a touchdown with two interceptions for Utah State (5-5, 4-2 Mountain West Conference).

San Jose State (6-4, 4-3), which lost 43-27 at San Diego State last week, has lost back-to-back games for the first time this season.

Jaden Smith returned a San Jose State punt blocked by Ike Larsen 56 yards for a touchdown that gave Utah State a 21-6 lead with 1:25 left in the first half.

Chevan Cordeiro threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Elijah Cooks late in the third quarter and hit Jackson Canaan for a 1-yard TD with 6:15 to play that gave the Spartans the lead for the first time since the first quarter. Utah State answered with a nine-play, 75-yard drive that culminated with Tyler's final touchdown.

Cordeiro finished with four touchdown passes, three to Cooks who had seven receptions for 125 yards.

November 19, 2022


Scoring Summary
First Quarter SJSUUtahSt
SJSU TD 12:18 Elijah Cooks 36 yard TD pass from Chevan Cordeiro (Taren Schive Kick Failed) 6 0
UtahSt TD 0:59 Calvin Tyler Jr. 14 yard TD run (Connor Coles Extra Point) 6 7
Second Quarter SJSUUtahSt
UtahSt TD 5:29 Calvin Tyler Jr. 2 yard TD run (Connor Coles Extra Point) 6 14
UtahSt TD 1:25 Jaden Smith 56 yard blocked punt return for TD (Connor Coles Extra Point) 6 21
SJSU TD 1:01 Elijah Cooks 29 yard TD pass from Chevan Cordeiro (Taren Schive Extra Point) 13 21
Third Quarter SJSUUtahSt
SJSU FG 9:22 Taren Schive 41 yard field goal 16 21
UtahSt TD 5:11 Justin McGriff 19 yard TD pass from Cooper Legas (Connor Coles Extra Point) 16 28
SJSU TD 2:11 Elijah Cooks 9 yard TD pass from Chevan Cordeiro (Taren Schive Extra Point) 23 28
Fourth Quarter SJSUUtahSt
SJSU TD 6:42 Jackson Canaan 1 yard TD pass from Chevan Cordeiro (Elijah Cooks 2pt conversion attempt is GOOD) 31 28
UtahSt TD 2:49 Calvin Tyler Jr. 3 yard TD run (Connor Coles Extra Point) 31 35
Team Stats
  San Jose State Utah State
First downs 18 26
  Rushing 5 11
  Passing 10 13
  Penalty 3 2
3rd Down Efficiency 5-13, 38% 10-17, 59%
4th down efficiency 0-1, 0% 2-3, 67%
Rushes-Yards 28-84 50-186
Passing Yards 257 244
Return Yards 54 57
Completions-Attempts-Int 20-30-0 23-35-2
Sacks-Yards Lost 5-24 2-13
Punts 6 2
Fumbles Lost 1-0 3-1
Penalties - Yards 5-40 8-100
San Jose State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Cordeiro 20 30 257 4 0
Utah State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Legas 23 35 244 1 2
San Jose State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Robinson 12 69 5.8 0
C. Cordeiro 16 15 0.9 0
Utah State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Tyler Jr. 30 125 4.2 3
C. Legas 14 36 2.6 0
J. Wilmore 3 12 4.0 0
N. Davis 1 9 9.0 0
T. Vaughn 1 6 6.0 0
San Jose State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
E. Cooks 7 125 17.9 3
J. Lockhart 6 87 14.5 0
J. Braddock 2 22 11.0 0
J. Canaan 3 13 4.3 1
M. Miller 1 7 7.0 0
K. Robinson 1 3 3.0 0
Utah State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
B. Cobbs 10 122 12.2 0
T. Vaughn 6 50 8.3 0
J. McGriff 2 42 21.0 1
J. Sterzer 3 14 4.7 0
C. Tyler Jr. 1 9 9.0 0
B. Lane 1 7 7.0 0
San Jose State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
T. Jenkins 1 22
C. Williams 1 0
Utah State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
San Jose State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Weir 3 91 30.3
T. Benham 2 77 38.5
Utah State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
S. Kotsanlee 2 84 42.0
San Jose State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Utah State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Jones 2 16 8.0
San Jose State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
I. Hamilton 1 15 15.0
I. Jernagin 1 17 17.0
Utah State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Lane 4 30 7.5
M. Alford 1 11 11.0
San Jose State Missed FG
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Utah State Missed FG
Player Length




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