Weekend Reflections: 2014 Bay Area College Football Media Day

010Wednesday, July 30 was the setting for the official start of college football in the Bay Area as the Seventh Annual Bay Area College Football Media Day took place at the brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. San Jose State was represented at the festivities with Head Coach Ron Caragher, Senior center David Peterson and Senior wide receiver Jabari Carr. All three men looked ready to begin a 2014 season that will have San Jose State on national television a school record ten times. Adding to the festivities was the setting itself, beautiful Levi’s Stadium. More on the stadium later. As for the Spartans, each representative of the program brought a different mindset to the upcoming season, with Coach Caragher starting off the festivities with opening remarks. Continue reading

Player of the Week (Again): David Fales

usp-ncaa-football_-military-bowl-san-jose-state-vs-x-largeAfter throwing for five touchdowns and over 480 yards last Saturday David Fales was once again named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Week. In addition to this, Fales was also honored with a nomination for the Capitol One Cup Impact Performance of the Week. The quarterback wasn’t the only high performing offensive player though, as Chandler Jones, Tyler Winston and Billy Freedman were all dubbed honorable mentions for the CFPA Performers of the Week.

Injury Update: Noel Grigsby

Noel Grigsby, who has been out of action since early September, has a torn meniscus in his left knee, according to San Jose Mercury News reporter Jimmy Durkin. The report does note though that Grigsby may be able to return if the Spartans reach a bowl game. The official word previously from the school was that Grigsby was out “indefinitely” and various media outlets speculated that this could mean the entire season. If Grigsby does not return for a bowl game, his career as a player at San Jose State will likely be over due to him being a fifth year senior.

Player of the Week: David Fales

628x471Last weekend David Fales had his best game of the year as San Jose State defeated Colorado State on the road 34-27. His efforts earned him the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week award. Continue reading