The Spartans take a 1-1 record to Austin for their first game against the Longhorns.
The Spartans overcame a 6-0 defcit for a 34-13 win over Cal Poly.
The Spartans led 16-0 after the first quarter.
Four pass plays of 30 or more yards, three fumble recoveries and three quarterback sacks were in the Spring Game.
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.