The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors will take a road trip this week to San Jose, CA to take on the San Jose State Spartans. Hawaii comes into this game with only three wins and 12 games played following a six point win against UNLV to end a lengthy losing streak. Defensively Hawaii struggled as UNLV totaled 427 yards of offense, but Hawaii allowed only four third down conversions and forced one turnover to get the victory. Offensively Hawaii had one of their better games in recent memory with 369 yards and scored 31 points after a 24 point second half.
Brayden Schager orchestrated the Hawaii offense completing 16 of 27 passes for 202 yards and three scores in the game. Dedrick Parson led the way on the ground with 115 yards and one score on 19 carries, while Zion Bowens added 60 yards and one touchdown on two catches. Jalen Walthall Chipped in 50 yards on five receptions as well.
The San Jose State Spartans return home this week with six games thus far this season riding a 2 game skid after a four point loss to Utah State. Offensively San Jose State moved the ball well compiling more than 340 yards including 257 through the air but scored only 31 points leading to the loss. Defensively San Jose State struggled as Utah State gained 430 total yards and scored 35 points in the game.
Chevan Cordeiro led the way for San Jose State completing 20 of 30 passes for 257 yards and four scores and ran the ball 16 times for 15 yards. Kairee Robinson posted a team high 69 yards on 12 carries and Elijah Cooks led all receivers with 125 yards and three scores on 7 receptions. Jackson Canaan added 13 yards and one touchdown on three receptions as well.