For the fifth time in the last seven seasons, the Spartans end a season on a winning note.
The Spartans played their best defensive game of the season.
The Spartans scored twice on the ground and Frank Ginda enters the record books.
San Jose State scored the first and last touchdowns of the game.
San Jose State scored the final two touchdowns in the game, but turned the ball over five times.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Competing for the starting quarterback job... Made his case in the 2017 Spring Game completing 6-of-13 passes without an interception for a game-high 202 yards and a 95-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Bailey Gaither... Also rushed four times for 30 yards in the 2017 Spring Game... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2016.
2016 SEASON: Completed the season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2015 Cal-Hi Sports second-team all-state selection for medium-sized schools playing for Antelope (Calif.) High (Coach Matt Ray)... Completed 65.4 percent of his passes (267-of-408) for 4,000 yards and 41 touchdowns with just 11 interceptions in the 23 games he played... Rushed for 287 yards and 12 touchdowns on 79 carries combined as a junior and senior... 2015 All-C.I.F. Sac-Joaquin Section and Sacramento Bee first-team All-Metro choice... Second-team All-Northern California pick... Concluded his high school football career completing 4-of-6 passes for 80 yards and a touchdown in the 2016 Optimist All-Star Game in Sacramento, Calif. ... The three-sport letterwinner also was an all-metro selection in basketball and as a pitcher in baseball for Antelope High... Had a 3-3 win-loss pitching record with a 2.84 earned run average and led his team with a .388 batting average as a senior.
MORE ON MONTEL: A kinesiology major... He was born in Sacramento, Calif.