Originally posted on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 6/17/13
No. 37 San Jose State Spartans (11-2) Coach Ron Caragher, (first season, 44-22 overall)Returning Starters: 15, 7 offense, 6 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 121Strength of Schedule: 81 The Spartans had a great 2012, finishing second in the WAC and defeating Bowling Green in the Military Bowl. After the season, head coach Mike MacIntyre resigned to take the same position at Colorado and Caragher came over from the University of San Diego to replace MacIntyre. The Spartans enter their first season in the Mountain West Conference with high expectations and hope to build on the successful 2012 campaign. Junior David Fales returns under center after having a breakout 2012 season. He threw for 4,193 yards with 33 touchdowns and only nine interceptions. Fales was also the most accurate passer in the FBS in 2012. The departure of De'Leon Eskridge at running back will leave junior Tyler Ervin to carry the load, after only rushing for 205 yards in 2012. The Spartans have a good core...
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