Originally written on Blue Cougar Football  |  Last updated 10/16/14
In San Jose, things didn’t start well, and they didn’t end well for the BYU Cougars. The first bad omen was when Justin Sorensen’s opening kickoff sailed out of bounds, earning San Jose State the ball on the 35 yard line. Four plays later, quarterback David Fales hit receiver Noel Grigsby for a 51 yard touchdown strike. And just like that BYU was pretty much playing catch-up the rest of the game. At first, however, it didn’t seem so bad. SJSU missed the extra point, and BYU managed to march right down the field on their first drive and score a touchdown on a 16 yard run from Jamaal Williams. BYU converted the extra point, giving the Cougars their only lead of the night. But the Spartans seemed unstoppable in the first half, scoring TDs on their next two possessions while the BYU offense stalled repeatedly. SJSU continued to move the ball well on their fourth drive and looked poise to score yet again until Daniel Sorensen picked off Fales pass just 17 yards outside the end zone. The ...
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