San Jose State is coming to Provo on Saturday. Here are the five Spartan players the Cougars need to watch out for.
The senior QB has thrown for 549 yards and four touchdown the last two games, including a 313-yard, two-TD performance in last week's win over Colorado State. Faulkner completed 14-of-26 passes for 184 and no interceptions against Stanford. His father, Tom, is a singer/songwriter who has penned more than 500 jingles, including the Baby Back Ribs jingle for Chili's restaurant.
A senior, Rutley has recorded back-to-back 100-plus yard rushing games in his last two contests, including a 209-yard performance against New Mexico State. He had a 66-yard TD run against New Mexico and a 65-yard TD run against UCLA. Rutley has rushed for six touchdowns this season.
Otten has 15 receptions for 246 yards, averaging 17.6 yards per catch, and three touchdowns.
The sophomore, who was named to the 2011 Biletnikoff Award Watch List, has caught a team-high 28 passes for 248 yards.
Orth, a junior, has recorded a team-high two interceptions, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery. He had a career-best 12 tackles in a loss to Nevada.