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Cure Bowl, SJSU vs Georgia State: Can the Spartns get to six wins?

San Jose State takes their 5-7 record to the Cure Bowl to face the Sun Belt's Georgia State.

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Cure Bowl: San Jose State (5-7) vs Georgia State (6-6)

When: December 19th

Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

Where: Orlando Citrus Bowl

How to watch: CBSSN

San Jose State

Key player of the year: Tyler Ervin

Without a doubt, the key player of the year for the Spartans is star running back Tyler Ervin. Ervin has had a breakout year in his final year as a Spartan. He has rushed for 1,469 yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. He averaged 5.56 yards a carry and 122.42 yards a game. He was also a very dynamic player for the Spartans offense, as he was also a threat out of the backfield and in the passing game.

Ervin has 337 receiving yards for an average of 7.66 yards per reception. Ervin was able to add 2 receiving touchdowns for a total of 15 touchdowns on the year. There is only one downside to Ervin, and that is it's his last year as a Spartan. So make sure to catch this bowl game to watch this exciting player in his last collegiate game.

Best win of the year: New Mexico

The Spartans were only able to win 5 games this year. On top of that, New Mexico is the only FBS team with a winning record that the Spartans were able to topple. Running back Tyler Ervin broke lose in this game for 263 yards on 36 carries and broke the goal line for a single score. Kenny Potter got the start at quarterback and completed 16/20 passes for 181 yards and 2 touchdowns for a quarterback rating of 90.6.

Georgia State

Key player of the year: Nick Arbuckle

Arbuckle was just 1 of 7 quarterbacks in the FBS to throw for more than 4,000 yards this year. He lead the conference (Sun Belt) in passing yards with 4,160 and was second in touchdown passes (26). On the year, he has 26 touchdowns to just 11 interceptions. He averaged 346.7 yards per game and 9.1 yards per attempt. After completing 293 passes on 457 attempts, he finished the year with a very good 64.1 completion percentage. Arbuckle is entering this bowl game on a bit of a hot streak with 10 touchdown passes to just three  interceptions.

Best win of the year: Georgia Southern

While not the biggest named school, Georgia Southern was their biggest win of the year. The season started out rough for the Panthers, as they started at a bad 2-6 record. However, they were able to pull of four straight wins, their last win coming over their rival Georgia Southern to get to 6-6 and become bowl eligible.