Utah State (4-5, 2-2 WAC) outscored San Jose 27-13 in the second half to grab their third consecutive win over the Spartans (3-7, 2-4).
USU scored two touchdowns late in the game on pass plays after turning the ball over three times early in the fourth quarter with two fumbles and an interception. USU blocked a 67-yard field goal attempt by San Jose with five seconds remaining to seal the comeback win.
San Jose was led by quarterback Matt Faulkner who threw for 340 yards on 27 of 49 attempts. Jens Alvernick added four field goals for San Jose, which is a school record.
The defense at Vanderbilt made strides in 2015 under Derek Mason and added some nice pieces on signing day, but the offense needed more help.
Wisconsin loaded up on defensive backs in this year's recruiting class, but they still look a little thin at wide receiver.
Here are five storylines to keep in mind as USC turns the page and dives into the next recruiting cycle.
As the smallest school Power 5 school, Wake Forest far exceeded expectations by hauling in 20 three-star prospects for a class ranked 50th overall.
Fans have been salivating for more meetings between the Pac-12 and SEC, so even a matchup without each league's top teams is enticing.
The Mountaineers had lost four straight ahead of the game against Texas Tech. They won that one, plus four of the last five to end the season strong.