NCAA D1 committee sets new rules for bowl game eligibilty

The days of 5-7 football teams making bowl games could be over, at least for one year. On Wednesday, the NCAA Division 1 rules committee passed a mandate that all bowl games must be filled with teams that finished 6-6 ahead of any team that is 5-7 making a game. It hadn’t been an issue until last year, when a record 40 bowl games were on the docket. With just 77 teams compiling...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Onward: Rams rock Spartans 80-61 move onto MW Tournament Semis

  Here I am, Ram you like a hurricane. Colorado State rocked and rolled and rammed through the San Jose State Spartans Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, winning 80-61 to move onto the Mountain West Tournament semifinals against Boise State. The game started out all CSU and continued that way throughout the entire contest. This [...]
Via BSN Denver
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Source: Michigan is hiring San Jose State's Jimmie Dougherty

Michigan is hiring Jimmie Dougherty, who was the pass game coordinator and receivers coach at San Jose State, to its staff, a source told FOX Sports Thursday morning.Dougherty coached on Jim Harbaugh's staff at San Diego as quarterbacks coach before also becoming the pass game coordinator.SI was first to report the news of Dougherty’s hire. Bruce Feldman is a senior college football...
Via FOX Sports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron English one of four added to San Jose State staff

The San Jose State Spartans made history in 2015 as they became the first 5-7 team to be invited to and win a bowl game. They look to improve on that mark in 2016 and they are making some big changes in the coaching staff. Over a month ago, the Spartans confirmed that they had hired former Eastern Michigan head coach Ron English as their new defensive coordinator. It is his first...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State QB Malik Watson to transfer for final season of eligibility

The San Jose State Spartans became the first 5-7 team to ever play in a bowl game during the 2015 season and they hope to improve on that in 2016. They will lose a bit of their depth at the quarterback position going into the season. Third-string quarterback Malik Watson announced on Saturday that he would be transferring out for his final season of eligibility. He will be graduating...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron English hired as defensive coordinator at San Jose State

Former Eastern Michigan head coach Ron English will be heading to the Bay Area to take on the defensive coordinator role at San Jose State. English, who held the same role at Michigan, replaces another former Michigan defensive coordinator, Greg Robinson. Robinson retired after this past season. SJSU head coach Ron Caragher also has another former Michigan coordinator for the other...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State DC Greg Robinson to retire

San Jose State defensive coordinator Greg Robinson is retiring after the Spartans play their bowl game Saturday. The school announced Robinson's decision on Friday to end his long coaching career after the AutoNation Cure Bowl against Georgia State in Orlando, Florida. Robinson began his coaching career in 1975 as an assistant at Pacific. He was the coordinator on Denver's Super...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

With Cohen leading charge, Marquette continues surge vs. San Jose State

MILWAUKEE -- Sandy Cohen III hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 24 points while Henry Ellenson scored 20 to help Marquette roll past San Jose State 80-62 Tuesday night.Duane Wilson had 14 points and seven rebounds while Luke Fischer scored 11 and grabbed a career-high 13 boards for Marquette (7-2).Cohen made three 3s and scored 11 points during a 13-2 run to open...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cohen III scores 24; Marquette beats San Jose State 80-62

MILWAUKEE (AP) Sandy Cohen III hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 24 points while Henry Ellenson scored 20 to help Marquette roll past San Jose State 80-62 Tuesday night. Duane Wilson had 14 points and seven rebounds while Luke Fischer scored 11 and grabbed a career-high 13 boards for Marquette (7-2). Cohen made three 3s and scored 11 points during a 13-2 run...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska, Minnesota, San Jose State will go to bowls at 5-7

Nebraska, Minnesota and San Jose State will be playing in bowl games with 5-7 records. Championship Saturday began with 75 bowl-eligible teams and two more teams got there, three short of what was needed to fill a record 80 bowl games. Kansas State took care of business by beating West Virginia 24-23 to finish 6-6. Georgia State, in its sixth season playing Division I football...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose State’s Ron Caragher’s job safe despite losing season

The San Jose Spartans had a decent season this year, but it seemed to have ended on Friday when they fell to 5-7 after a loss to Boise State. With so many bowl games this year, 5-7 could still get this team into a bowl game, but it is unlikely that they will be one of the teams selected. According to the Contra Costa Times, it looks like the Spartans won’t join the twelve other...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose State can’t even give away free tickets to opener

You can’t deny the San Jose State Spartans football team did not look great last year, going 3-9 (2-6 Mountain West) in its second season under coach Ron Caragher. Apparently, at least in the eyes of fans, the team is so bad that even free tickets aren’t even worth it. If one were to go on Event Brite, there is a link to get free tickets to the Spartans’ season opener against...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose State QB Blake Jurich Train Falls off the Rails and more Mountain West Scouting Notes

Was it just fun while it lasted for San Jose State’s senior quarterback, Blake Jurich? When he threw for three touchdowns and completed 88% of his passes in the opening game, it looked like Jurich would matter. Another positive showing came in a beat down against the far superior Auburn. The bucket deep ball accuracy he showed against SEC completion looked like a good sign. Jurich...
Via Optimum Scouting
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Jose State unveils team's 18 new uniform combinations

San Jose State unveiled its new uniforms in a unique way earlier today. The Spartans took 18 seniors and had each one of them wear a different combination of helmets, jerseys, and pants. Those seniors then walked out and showed them off to the rest of the team. The jerseys feature blue and yellow helmets with blue, yellow and white jerseys and pants, and they’re pretty sharp...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: San Jose State Has New Helmets With Spear-Styled Stripe And Shiny Logo

Everyone’s making sure to get their new uniforms and helmets out before the college football season starts in a few weeks. San Jose State just released pictures of a pretty impressive yellow helmet, featuring an interlocking SJ on one side, a very slick shiny Spartan logo on the other, and maybe coolest of all, a shiny spear as the stripe going down the middle.  Quick look at...
Via College Spun
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

San Jose State women lose 113-73 at No. 9 Baylor

Rebecca Woodberry scored on a layup off the opening tip and then started making 3-pointers for San Jose State at No. 9 Baylor on Tuesday night. Woodberry and the short-handed Spartans were only able to keep up for about 6 1/2 minutes, before falling behind for good and losing 113-73 when the Lady Bears extended their nation's-best home winning streak to 64 games. ''Short-handed...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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