Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Spartans

Head Coach: Ron Caragher

Team Mascot: Sammy the Spartan

Year Opened: 1923

Capacity: 75005

City / State: East Lansing / Michigan

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

San Jose State vs Fresno State

Rival Team: Fresno State Bulldogs

an Jose State is Fresno State's oldest rival with matchups between these two teams dating back to 1921. The Spartans had led the all-time series for much of the rivalry, however, in 2002 the Bulldogs tied the series up at 32 wins a piece. Since then the Bulldogs have gone on to take a 40-36-3 all-time series lead. The Spartans will look to reclaim the lead though in the next few years.

Bill Walsh Legacy Game

Rival Team: Stanford Cardinals

he annual rivalry game between San Jose state and Stanford gets its name for Hall of Fame head coach Bill Walsh who played at San Jose State and coached at Stanford. The rivalry between these two Bay Area foes dates back to 1900 when Stanford shutout San Jose State twice 35-0 on October 11th and 24-0 on October 24th. The majority of these contests have been played at Stanford, so it is quite the treat when the Spartans get to play host.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Spartans

Head Coach: Ron Caragher

Team Mascot: Sammy the Spartan

Year Opened: 1923

Capacity: 75005

City / State: East Lansing / Michigan