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San Jose State 21, Portland State 17

Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Chevan Cordeiro threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores, the second with 1:11 left in the game, and San Jose State rallied to beat Portland State 21-17.

Dante Chachere capped a 99-yard fourth-quarter drive with a 12-yard TD pass to Beau Kelly to give Portland State a 17-14 lead with 9:57 remaining. The drive lasted 15 plays and took 7:31 off the clock.

Chachere connected with Maclaine Griffin for an 11-yard score to give the Vikings a 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter.

The Spartans answered with touchdowns on back-to-back drives - a 32-yard run by Cordeiro and Cordeiro's 1-yard TD toss to Sam Olson - to take 14-7 lead into halftime.

Gianni Smith's 28-yard field goal in the third quarter pulled the Vikings within 14-10.

Cordeiro completed 15 of 30 passes for 239 yards. Elijah Cooks had six receptions for 123 yards.

Chachere threw for 270 yards on 24-of-37 passing, but he had two picked off. He also ran for 83 yards on 14 carries. Kelly caught six passes for 133 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter PorStSJSU
PorSt TD 7:21 Maclaine Griffin 11 yard TD pass from Dante Chachere (Gianni Smith Extra Point) 7 0
SJSU TD 3:46 Chevan Cordeiro 32 yard TD run (Taren Schive Extra Point) 7 7
Second Quarter PorStSJSU
SJSU TD 14:05 Sam Olson 1 yard TD pass from Chevan Cordeiro (Taren Schive Extra Point) 7 14
Third Quarter PorStSJSU
PorSt FG 4:50 Gianni Smith 35 yard field goal 10 14
Fourth Quarter PorStSJSU
PorSt TD 9:57 Beau Kelly 12 yard TD pass from Dante Chachere (Gianni Smith Extra Point) 17 14
SJSU TD 1:11 Chevan Cordeiro 2 yard TD run (Taren Schive Extra Point) 17 21
Team Stats
  Portland State San Jose State
First downs 24 17
  Rushing 9 4
  Passing 13 8
  Penalty 2 5
3rd Down Efficiency 5-13, 38% 4-12, 33%
4th down efficiency 3-3, 100% 0-2, 0%
Rushes-Yards 35-125 29-60
Passing Yards 270 239
Return Yards 38 43
Completions-Attempts-Int 24-37-2 15-30-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 7-47
Punts 4 5
Fumbles Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties - Yards 7-59 3-40
Portland State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Chachere 24 37 270 2 2
San Jose State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Cordeiro 15 30 239 1 0
Portland State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Chachere 14 83 5.9 0
A. Van Buren 13 29 2.2 0
J. McGee 4 20 5.0 0
E. Daigbe 1 4 4.0 0
A. McGee 1 3 3.0 0
B. Kelly 1 -1 -1.0 0
San Jose State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Robinson 10 35 3.5 0
I. Hamilton 1 11 11.0 0
C. Cordeiro 14 11 0.8 2
S. Garrett 4 3 0.8 0
Portland State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
B. Kelly 9 133 14.8 1
N. Bennett 5 76 15.2 0
E. Daigbe 5 27 5.4 0
M. Griffin 2 21 10.5 1
A. Van Buren 2 8 4.0 0
J. McGee 1 5 5.0 0
San Jose State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
E. Cooks 7 133 19.0 0
K. Robinson 3 50 16.7 0
J. Braddock 1 32 32.0 0
J. Lockhart 2 19 9.5 0
S. Garrett 1 4 4.0 0
S. Olson 1 1 1.0 1
Portland State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
San Jose State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Cobbs 1 0
K. Reed 1 0
Portland State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
G. Triplett 4 175 43.8
San Jose State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
T. Benham 5 223 44.6
Portland State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Kelly 1 13 13.0
S. Carstens 1 0 0
San Jose State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
I. Hamilton 1 19 19.0
Portland State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Malone 2 25 12.5
San Jose State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
I. Jernagin 1 7 7.0
S. Garrett 1 17 17.0
Portland State Missed FG
Player Length
San Jose State Missed FG
Player Length
T. Schive 37




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