15 student-athletes are graduating as cum laude, summa cum laude or magna cum laude.
Game MVP Kenny Potter accounted for two fourth-quarter touchdowns.
The Spartans came back twice in regulation before losing on a Nevada overtime TD.
The winner will stand alone atop of the conference's West Division.
Lopez played a big role in the Spartans' 33-27 overtime win at UNLV.
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Check out the photo gallery from the San Jose State football game against Boise State.
The Spartans took on the Bulldogs on Saturday night.
San Jose State football traveled to Navy on October 25.
Photos from San Jose State's season-opener against Sacramento State on August 29, 2013.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Fourth season with the Spartans... Two-time second-team all-conference placekicker... Second San José State player in school history to be named a Freshman All-America by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA)... Tied the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) record for most consecutive field goals made at the start of a career with 23... Shares the fifth longest FBS consecutive converted field goals streak at 23... Holds 14 and shares five San José State kick-scoring records... Single-season and career school record holder for kick scoring points... Shares the San José State single-game record of four field goals in a game and most 50-plus yard field goals in a season (2) and a career (3)... Tops the San José State career list for field goals made (51) heading into the 2015 season... 75.0 percent career accuracy rate (51-of-68)... Signed with the program in February 2012... Can serve as a punter if needed... Named to the Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award Watch Lists (2013 and 2014)... Begins 2015 tied for second with Louisville's John Wallace for most field goals made among active FBS kickers (51) trailing only Duke's Ross Martin (52).
2014: Led the team in scoring with 63 points... Became the school record holder for career field goals made and career scoring in the UNLV win (10/4) with a 33-yard kick in the second quarter and his second 47-yard field goal of the game, respectively... Became the first Spartan with three field goals of 50 or more yards in a career with his season-long 50-yarder with 0:42 remaining in the fourth quarter of the 27-20 overtime win at Wyoming (10/18)... Named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for tying the single-game school record of four field goals vs. UNLV... Became the fourth player in school history to convert all his PAT attempts in a season (27-of-27)... Attempted a career-long 58-yard field goal at Minnesota that was wide left... Finished the season converting 12-of-24 field goal tries... Handled kickoff chores on a regular basis for the first time... Was credited with 18 touchbacks on 45 kickoff attempts.
2013: Second-team All-Mountain West... Became the first San José State player to score 100 or more points in a season twice in a career with his 105 points... Fourth nationally in field goals made per game (1.8/game)... 39th nationally and second in the Mountain West in field goal accuracy (81.5 percent)... 22nd nationally and second in the Mountain West in points scored per game... Made his first six field goal attempts of the season to tie the FBS record of 23 consecutive field goals to start a career before missing a 42-yard try against Utah State (9/27)... Tied the school record for more 50 yard field goals in a season and a career with a 50-yarder at Hawai'i (10/5) and a career-best 51-yard three-pointer at Nevada... Converted 22-of-27 field goal attempts including 8-of-10 from 40 or more yards... Tied a San José State record for most field goals of 40 or more yards in a game with kicks of 47, 44 and 50 at Nevada (11/16)... Had a streak of 40 consecutive PATs covering the end of the 2012 season into the 11th game of 2013.
2012: Named to the FWAA Freshman All-America team... Second-team All-WAC... Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award semifinalist... One of two FBS kickers to make all his field goal tries in 2012 with 17-of-17... 105 points are the most scored by a San José State kicker in a season... First freshman and second player in school history to score at least 100 points in a season... Point total ties for the fourth most points scored by a Football Bowl Subdivision freshman kicker in 2012... 51st nationally in scoring with 8.08 points per game average and tied for 36th nationally in field goals made per game... Second in the WAC in kick scoring points per game... Tied the San José State single-game record with four field goals in the Navy victory... A season long 45-yard field goal in the Louisiana Tech win (11/24)... Took over the punting chores in the Military Bowl victory (12/27) and averaged 40.0 yards per punt.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 first-team District 6-5A selection for Trinity High in Euless, Texas (Coach Steve Lineweaver)... Converted 55-of-60 PAT tries and 8-of-11 field goals... Kicked a season-long 49-yard field goal... Made his only game-winning opportunity - a 37-yard field goal in overtime against Heritage of Colleyville (9/23/11) for a 38-35 victory...Two-sport letterwinner who set a school record with 19 goals in soccer as a junior.
MORE ON AUSTIN: A hospitality, tourism & event management major... First started focusing on football in 2009 when he enrolled in a kicking camp run by former Washington Redskins kicker Scott Blanton... He is a native of Newport Beach, Calif.
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