SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS NEWS

San Jose State lands commitment No. 1

Menifee (Calif.) Heritage ATH Limihai Hifo was part of the big group of players who traveled with Team AIGA to check out Cal, Stanford and San Jose State. Before heading back home, Hifo had made his college decision.
Via recruiting.scout.com
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Fleming announces for San Jose State

San Jose State picked up a commitment Sunday night from Fresno (Calif.) Edison defensive back Nautica Fleming.
Via recruiting.scout.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Former US Olympic boxing coach dies

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90. San Jose State University says Menendez died April 14 in Gilroy, California, two days before his 91st birthday. Menendez was the head boxing coach for the United States in the 1960 Olympics in Rome when Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the light heavyweight division. Eddie...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ali's Olympic boxing coach dies at 90

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90. San Jose State University says Menendez died April 14 in Gilroy, California, two days before his 91st birthday. Menendez was the head boxing coach for the United States in the 1960 Olympics in Rome when Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the light heavyweight division. Eddie...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

College Player Spotlight: San Jose State QB David Fales Q&A

For this edition of our college player spotlights, we had the opportunity to ask one of the NCAA's finest pure passers, David Fales, some questions about his collegiate career.  Q: Beginning with the start of your college career, what led you to leaving Nevada? A: Originally signing there [Nevada], I was thinking the offense was more of a passing offense. That’s what...
Via One Jet At A Time
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Cal, San Jose State share 1st-round lead

Southern California and San Jose State shared the lead at 4-under 284 after the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships on Tuesday. USC, which won titles in 2003 and '08 and was runner-up to Alabama last year, came in as the top-ranked team in the country, while San Jose State - seeking its first team title in 21 years - was 48th. Duke, which won back-to-back...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 37 San Jose State Spartans season preview: High expectations & national exposure for Spartans in 2013

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...
Via College Football Universe
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose State lands San Diego LB

San Jose State picked up a commitment from one of the top players in the San Diego area when La Mesa (Calif.) Helix linebacker Rueben Leasau committed to the Spartans Monday night.
Via recruiting.scout.com
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Player Snapshot: David Fales QB San Jose State

While San Jose State QB David Fales only has one year of starting FBS experience, he certainly made the most of it in 2012. Signing with Nevada out of high school, Fales eventually transferred to junior college Monterey Peninsula College. There, he led his team to a conference championship before moving on to bigger things at San Jose State. In his first season as a starter, with...
Via NFL Draft Zone
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright Brings Spartans Good News

The Irvine (Calif.) Beckman defensive end, Charles Wright, committed to San Jose State on Tuesday...
Via recruiting.scout.com
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones announces for San Jose State

West Covina (Calif.) athlete Sidney Jones has yet to visit San Jose State but felt familiar enough with the school and coaching staff to commit to the Spartans Sunday morning.
Via recruiting.scout.com
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fieber talks to San Jose State visit

Mission Viejo (Calif.) quarterback Ian Fieber took a weekend visit to San Jose State and the Spartans could be close to landing one of the region’s top quarterbacks.
Via recruiting.scout.com
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: David Fales's Long Road May End With High Draft Pick

At some point, every athlete is going to face adversity, whether it's on or off the field.  David Fales, San Jose State's senior quarterback, has gone through more than his fair-share of adversity during his career. After spending time at four colleges, with five head coaches, Fales has become an overnight riser in the "draft community", but behind the...
Via Optimum Scouting
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose State lands Fresno DB

San Jose State is putting together a very nice DB class and added to that on Thursday with the commitment from Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West cornerback Andre Chachere.
Via recruiting.scout.com
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose St. shuts out Sacramento St. 24-0

San Jose State's David Fales, the FBS' most accurate passer last season threw for 225 yards and two touchdown passes Thursday night as both he and the Spartans picked up where they left off defeating Sacramento State 24-0 for their eighth-straight win. Jason Simpson led the Spartan ground game with 135 yards including a 55-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Fales...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose St. shuts out Sacramento St. 24-0

San Jose State's David Fales, the FBS' most accurate passer last season threw for 225 yards and two touchdown passes Thursday night as both he and the Spartans picked up where they left off defeating Sacramento State 24-0 for their eighth-straight win. Jason Simpson led the Spartan ground game with 135 yards including a 55-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Fales...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Preview: Navy at San Jose State

We have reached the penultimate game in our breakdown of the Mids opponents for the 2013 season. Before the ever important clash with Army there is one more team for Navy to conquer, San Jose State.
Via navy.scout.com
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Radio Central: San Jose State at Stanford

The Bootleg Radio returns for its second year to delve into the personality and intricacies of the Stanford football program. This year, our Radio Central series will put all of the week's podcast material in one spot to hold you over until kickoff.
Via stanford.scout.com
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Kill, Gophers players focus on next game, not seizures

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerry Kill made it very clear Tuesday in his weekly conference that he would rather focus on San Jose State than seizures. Kill, in his third year as the Gophers head football coach, didn't want to talk about his health after suffering yet another seizure on the sideline of Saturday's game against Western Illinois. Kill spent several minutes writing on the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Kill, Gophers players focus on next game, not seizures

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerry Kill made it very clear Tuesday in his weekly conference that he would rather focus on San Jose State than seizures. Kill, in his third year as the Gophers head football coach, didn't want to talk about his health after suffering yet another seizure on the sideline of Saturday's game against Western Illinois. Kill spent several minutes writing on the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers' QB position in flux with San Jose State on horizon

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mitch Leidner didn't have much time to prepare for his first extended action as the Gophers' quarterback. Maybe that was a good thing for the redshirt freshman, who didn't have much time to think about the situation. Now, there's a chance Leidner takes the field Saturday against San Jose State as Minnesota's starter. It would be the first start...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers' QB position in flux with San Jose State on horizon

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mitch Leidner didn't have much time to prepare for his first extended action as the Gophers' quarterback. Maybe that was a good thing for the redshirt freshman, who didn't have much time to think about the situation. Now, there's a chance Leidner takes the field Saturday against San Jose State as Minnesota's starter. It would be the first start...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose State punter ejected for throwing hissy fit

San Jose State’s punter, Harrison Waid, just got ejected from SJSU’s game against Minnesota for freaking out after taking a block at the end of a play late in the game. This isn’t the first time Waid has lost his mind. Seems like he’s got enough crazy inside him to make Chris Kluwe proud.   [Hustle Belt] The post San Jose State’s punter is a psychopath appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
Via The Nosebleeds
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: San Jose State punter ejected for fighting against Minnesota

San Jose State punter Harrison Waid got rocked by a Minnesota special teamer. He then got up, got into a fight, and was ejected.
Via Gamedayr
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

SJSU's David Fales does damage everywhere but on the scoreboard vs. Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the first half of Saturday's game between Minnesota and San Jose State, Spartans quarterback David Fales played like the first-round draft pick the Gophers hyped him up to be. Then Minnesota did something to change that. Fales picked apart the Gophers' offense in the first half, completing 12-of-16 passes for 294 yards and a pair of touchdowns. After...
Via Fox Sports North
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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