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Former Spartans Work To Impress NFL Teams on Pro Day

Pro Day for football players is unlike any job interview one will go through in their lives, and for most of the nineteen former SJSU football players, this was their debut in front of National Football League representatives.

“What you are trying to get out here is the sense of a job interview,” long snapper Ben Zorn said.  “You’re trying to get an invitation for a personal workout.”…


SJSU Football Lands Notable Recruiting 2012 Class

SJSU took another big step towards building an elite football program last Wednesday, having a total of 20 football recruits sign National Letters of Intent with the school.

The Spartans are ranked by as having the 97th best recruiting class in the nation for 2012, and one of the best among teams in the Western Athletic Conference…


Into the Win Column: SJSU Football Team Defeats New Mexico State For First Win of 2011

SJSU head football coach Mike MacIntyre threw his hands up in triumph and the Gatorade bath soon followed as the final seconds ticked down in the Spartans’ first win of the 2011 season on Saturday.

“They gave me the bath two seconds too early,” he said jokingly.  “They’ve been waiting to dump that thing a couple times and weren’t able to.”…


Spartan Foundation Helps Athletes Afford to Stay in Classroom

There are over 400 student-athletes receiving scholarships in sports at SJSU, spanning over 16 teams and including six men’s teams and 10 women’s teams.

According the Spartan Foundation, the organization behind scholarship funding at SJSU, over $4 million is needed to pay for those 400-plus student-athletes…


Kinney, Spartans Stun UTSA in Come-From-Behind Victory

The SJSU men’s basketball teams overcame a 14-point deficit midway through the first half and defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners 72-66 on Wednesday night at The Event Center.

“It was an intense game, which was good,” said head coach George Nessman.  “It really helps you prepare for the grind ahead.”…


Spartans Stage Comeback Over Cal State Bakersfield

The SJSU men’s basketball (7-13) team got a much-needed break outside Western Athletic Conference play Monday night at the Event Center.

The Spartans hosted the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (11-10) and snapped a five-game losing streak with a 78-70 come-from-behind victory…


49ers’ Historic Season Started at Spartan Stadium

Before their improbable 13-3 season and appearance in the NFC Championship at famed Candlestick Park, the San Francisco 49ers players found themselves in a much smaller setting — Spartan Stadium.

The 49ers found a home away from home at SJSU during the 2011 NFL lockout and rekindled a partnership between the two programs in the process…


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