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San Jose State vs. Air Force fineal score: Spartans come up short in fourth quarter, lose to Falcons

The Spartans had a Saturday night showdown with Air Force on ESPNU

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Here is a quick recap on Saturday night's game:

1st Half

Air Force came out of the gates firing with a 4 play, 75 yard touchdown drive that saw running back Garrett  Brown run for 63 yards to the end zone. San Jose would have to punt on their first two drives. However, Jimmy Pruitt intercepted Nate Romine's pass and the Spartans were able to capitalize with a touchdown with Kenny Potter finding Tyler Ervin for a 17 yard touchdown pass. Kenny Potter got the start, but senior Joe Gray was put in the game during the 2nd quarter. Air Force was able to finish off a 13 play, 80 yards touchdown drive to finish out the first half of the game.

2nd Half

The second half saw San Jose get a quick jump on the scoreboard with a 66 yard touchdown run from Tyler Ervin, but a blocked PAT left the score at 14-13 Air Force lead. After the Spartans and Air Force swap field goals to leave the game at 17-16, San Jose suffered an interception that was thrown by Kenny Potter. Air Force was able to capitalize on this costly mistake, with a D.J. Johnson run to the end zone. But a PAT that was missed left the score at a 23-16 Air Force lead. D.J. Johnson would find the end zone two more times to give Air Force the 37-16 win over San Jose State. Joe Gray threw the costly interception in an attempt to make the comeback. However, both Spartan quarterbacks didn't have a great night, as neither threw for over 100 yards and both threw an interception.

Quick Thoughts

It still seems like Ron Caragher isn't sure on who he wants to be his signal caller. Throughout the game, he would switch up quarterbacks on several different series. I understand the school of thought about bringing in different quarterbacks because it they can bring different strengths and skill sets. I've just never really fully bought in to that. I think that it messes with the rest of the offenses cadence and can keep them from getting in a groove.

I'll let you guys decide on who you think the full time starter should be, or if you'd rather see each quarterback play significant snaps throughout a game.