Scores

Final

San Jose State 20

(2-10, 0-6 away)

Louisiana Tech 55

(4-8, 4-1 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

2:00 PM ET, December 5, 2009

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

1 2 3 4 T
SJSU 14 0 6 020
LT 14 31 3 755

Top Performers

Passing: R. Jenkins (LT) - 165 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: D. Porter (LT) - 28 CAR, 199 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: M. Avery (SJSU) - 7 REC, 147 YDS, 2 TD

Louisiana Tech 55, San Jose St. 20

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Daniel Porter ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns, leading Louisiana Tech to a 55-20 win over San Jose State in the final game for Spartans veteran coach Dick Tomey.

The Bulldogs (4-8, 3-5 Western Athletic Conference) used a season-high 45-point first half to beat the Spartans (2-10, 1-7) and Tomey, who ended his 29-year career with a 183-145-7 record.

Tomey ranks behind only Joe Paterno, Bobby Bowden, Mack Brown and Frank Beamer in active wins by coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Porter, who finished with 28 carries, became Louisiana Tech's all-time leading rusher on a 20-yard rush in the fourth quarter, surpassing Jason Cooper (1991-94). The Bulldogs running back finished his with career with 3,352 yards rushing.

Porter also became the second player in school history to have consecutive 1,000 yard seasons.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SJSU
LT
1st Downs1919
Total Yards327424
Passing300184
Rushing27240
Penalties3-157-66
3rd Down Conversions6-162-9
4th Down Conversions0-40-0
Turnovers41
Possession35:1524:45

Passing Leaders

San Josť StC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
La Secla10/201809.011
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jenkins9/1216513.810

Rushing Leaders

San Josť StCARYDSAVGTDLG
Muldrow22572.6013
Perry341.303
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Porter281997.1339
Livas22311.5020

Receiving Leaders

San Josť StRECYDSAVGTDLG
Avery714721.0280
Beauchman66611.0138
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Fitte36120.3138
Mitchell35719.0041

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSJSULT
TD10:20Marquis Avery 16 Yd Pass From Kyle Reed (Philip Zavala Kick) 70
TD07:54Daniel Porter 8 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 77
TD03:17Jalal Beauchman 2 Yd Pass From Kyle Reed (Philip Zavala Kick) 147
TD01:48Daniel Porter 39 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERSJSULT
TD13:02Dennis Morris 19 Yd Pass From D.J. Morrow (Matt Nelson Kick) 1421
TD12:06Deon Young 55 Yd Interception Return (Matt Nelson Kick) 1428
TD09:14Lyle Fitte 38 Yd Pass From Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson Kick) 1435
TD02:51Daniel Porter 3 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 1442
FG00:00Matt Nelson 39 Yd 1445
THIRD QUARTERSJSULT
TD08:51Marquis Avery 80 Yd Pass From Jordan La Secla (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2045
FG01:53Matt Nelson 32 Yd 2048
FOURTH QUARTERSJSULT
TD06:31Tank Calais 96 Yd Interception Return (Matt Nelson Kick) 2055