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Porter leads La Tech past San Jose State 55-20

Dec 5, 2009 - 11:32 PM RUSTON, La.(AP) -- Daniel Porter ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns, leading Louisiana Tech to a 55-20 win over San Jose State in the final game for Spartans veteran coach Dick Tomey.

The Bulldogs (4-8, 3-5 Western Athletic Conference) used a season-high 45-point first half to beat the Spartans (2-10, 1-7) and Tomey, who ended his 29-year career with a 183-145-7 record.

Tomey ranks behind only Joe Paterno, Bobby Bowden, Mack Brown and Frank Beamer in active wins by coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Porter, who finished with 28 carries, became Louisiana Tech's all-time leading rusher on a 20-yard rush in the fourth quarter, surpassing Jason Cooper (1991-94). The Bulldogs running back finished his with career with 3,352 yards rushing.

Porter also became the second player in school history to have consecutive 1,000 yard seasons.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAN JOSE ST 14 0 6 0 20
    LOUISIANA TECH 14 31 3 7 55 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAN JOSE ST - TD, MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD
    PASS FROM KYLE REED (PHILIP
    ZAVALA KICK), 4:40. SAN JOSE
    ST 7-0
    LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 8 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK), 7:06.
    LOUISIANA TECH 7-7
    SAN JOSE ST

    Dec 5 5:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    TARENCE CALAIS 96 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 20
    LOUISIANA TECH 55 6:31 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    San Jose State 20, Louisiana Tech 55  4th - 6:31Dec 5 5:00 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAN JOSE ST 14 0 6 20
    LOUISIANA TECH 14 31 3 48 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAN JOSE ST - TD, MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD
    PASS FROM KYLE REED (PHILIP
    ZAVALA KICK), 4:40. SAN JOSE
    ST 7-0
    LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 8 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK), 7:06.
    LOUISIANA TECH 7

    Dec 5 4:50 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG LOUISIANA TECH
    MATT NELSON 32 YD
    SAN JOSE ST 20
    LOUISIANA TECH 48 1:53 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    San Jose State 20, Louisiana Tech 48  3rd - 1:53Dec 5 4:35 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD SAN JOSE ST
    MARQUIS AVERY 80 YD PASS FROM JORDAN LA SECLA
    (PAT FAILED)
    SAN JOSE ST 20
    LOUISIANA TECH 45 8:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    San Jose State 20, Louisiana Tech 45  3rd - 8:51Dec 5 4:15 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAN JOSE ST 14 0 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 14 31 45 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAN JOSE ST - TD, MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD
    PASS FROM KYLE REED (PHILIP
    ZAVALA KICK), 4:40. SAN JOSE
    ST 7-0
    LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 8 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK), 7:06.
    LOUISIANA TECH 7-7
    SAN J

    Dec 5 4:00 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG LOUISIANA TECH
    MATT NELSON 39 YD
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 45 0:01 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 45  2nd - 0:01Dec 5 3:35 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DANIEL PORTER 3 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 42 2:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 42  2nd - 2:51Dec 5 3:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    LYLE FITTE 38 YD PASS FROM ROSS JENKINS
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 35 9:14 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 35  2nd - 9:14Dec 5 3:15 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DEON YOUNG 55 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 28 12:06 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 28  2nd - 12:06Dec 5 3:00 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DENNIS MORRIS 19 YD PASS FROM D.J. MORROW
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 21 13:02 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 21  2nd - 13:02Dec 5 3:00 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SAN JOSE ST 14 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 14 14 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAN JOSE ST - TD, MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD
    PASS FROM KYLE REED (PHILIP
    ZAVALA KICK), 4:40. SAN JOSE
    ST 7-0
    LOUISIANA TECH - TD, DANIEL PORTER 8 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK), 7:06.
    LOUISIANA TECH 7

    Dec 5 2:45 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DANIEL PORTER 39 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 14 1:48 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 14  1st - 1:48Dec 5 2:45 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD SAN JOSE ST
    MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD PASS FROM KYLE REED
    (PHILIP ZAVALA KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 7 10:20 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 7  1st - 10:20Dec 5 2:45 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD SAN JOSE ST
    JALAL BEAUCHMAN 2 YD PASS FROM KYLE REED
    (JUSTIN COLE KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 7
    LOUISIANA TECH 7 3:17 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 7, Louisiana Tech 7  1st - 3:17Dec 5 2:40 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD SAN JOSE ST
    MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD PASS FROM KYLE REED
    (PHILIP ZAVALA KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 14
    LOUISIANA TECH 7 10:20 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 14, Louisiana Tech 7  1st - 10:20Dec 5 2:40 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD LOUISIANA TECH
    DANIEL PORTER 8 YD RUN
    (MATT NELSON KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 7
    LOUISIANA TECH 7 7:54 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 7, Louisiana Tech 7  1st - 7:54Dec 5 2:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD SAN JOSE ST
    MARQUIS AVERY 16 YD PASS FROM JORDAN LA SECLA
    (PHILIP ZAVALA KICK)
    SAN JOSE ST 7
    LOUISIANA TECH 0 10:20 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    San Jose State 7, Louisiana Tech 0  1st - 10:20Dec 5 2:25 PM