Game Recap: Minnesota 43 San Jose State 24

After their last two games, San Jose State is probably relieved to be starting Mountain West play. The Spartans could not take advantage of a stellar David Fales performance and fell to still undefeated Big 10 opponent Minnesota. The Spartans were once again unable to control the run on defense but were only down 20-17 going into halftime. Continue reading

Gameday Preview: San Jose State vs. Minnesota

In a few hours the Spartans will take on undefeated Big 10 school Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are 3-0 and will be another test for San Jose State. Although not as daunting a task as Stanford, Minnesota does pose issues. Most notable is the Golden Gophers ability to run the football. Stanford sustained most of their drives with the run against San Jose State and Minnesota will attempt to do the same. The defense for the Spartans must contain the run if they hope to win in Minnesota on Saturday.

Interesting subplots also surround the game.  Continue reading