The Mercury News Weekend
SAN JOSE STATE 2020 RESULTS
Oct. 24: San Jose State 16, Air Force 6
• Defense holds Falcons’ high-powered triple-option rushing attack to just 206 yards on ground.
Oct. 31: San Jose State 38, New Mexico 21
• Quarterback Nick Starkel tosses five touchdown passes as the Spartans win back-to-back games to open a season for the first time since 1987.
Nov. 6: San Jose State 28, San Diego State 17
• Backup quarterback Nick Nash rescues SJSU as Starkel leaves game after fourth offensive play of the game.
Nov. 14: San Jose State 34, UNLV 17
• Spartans take a 17-3 lead and move to 4-0 for the first time in 65 years.
Nov. 21: vs. Fresno State • Canceled
Nov. 28: vs. Boise State • Canceled
Dec. 5: San Jose State 35, Hawaii 24
• Spartans run all over Rainbow Warriors, gaining 288 yards on the ground for 5-0 start.
Dec. 11: San Jose State 30, Nevada 20
• Spartans qualify for Mountain West championship game by overcoming 13-point halftime deficit.
Dec. 19: San Jose State 34, Boise State 20
• Mountain West championship: Starkel and defensive MVP Cade Hall carry Spartans to conference title in Las Vegas.
Dec. 31: Ball State 34, San Jose State 13
• Arizona Bowl: Spartans are knocked for a loop before the game with several players declared out, fall behind early and never can recover.