SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The death last month of a 24-year-old California police officer was caused by “fentanyl toxicity,” coroner's officials said.
De'Jon Packer, a rookie with the San Jose Police Department, was found unresponsive March 13 during a welfare check at his Milpitas home.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has added a matchup with San Jose State to its football schedule for 2023.
USC added the Spartans in place of a previously scheduled matchup with BYU, the school announced Thursday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener threw for 343 yards with four touchdowns and Fresno State defeated San Jose State 40-9 on Thursday, winning its fourth Mountain West Conference Thanksgiving Day game.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Brandon Talton kicked a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left in the game and Nevada used two defensive touchdowns to fend off San Jose State 27-24 in Mountain West Conference play on Saturday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Nick Nash accounted for 262 yards of total offense and a pair of touchdowns and San Jose State led all the way in a 27-21 win over Wyoming on Saturday.
Nash threw for 150 yards and a touchdown and ran for 112 yards on 11 carries and scored once on the ground.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Nash scored the winning touchdown on a 15-yard quarterback draw as San Jose State turned a blocked field goal into the decisive drive, beating UNLV 27-20 on Thursday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State needed a spark on offense and Lucas Johnson delivered.
Johnson threw TD passes to Jesse Matthews in both overtime periods for his only completions of the game as No.
No. 24 San Diego State (5-0, 1-1 MWC) at San Jose State (3-3, 1-1), Friday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network).
Line: San Diego State by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Even as San Diego State rolled to its second 5-0 start in 47 years, the Aztecs had something else on their mind.
The home loss more than 11 months ago to San Jose State still stings for the 24th-ranked Aztecs (5-0, 1-0 Mountain West) headed into the rematch against the Spartans (3-3, 1-1) on Friday night.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Cayden Camper kicked six field goals — three in each half — and Colorado State opened Mountain West Conference play with a 32-14 victory over San Jose State on Saturday.
Colorado State (2-3, 1-0) grabbed the lead on their opening drive when Jaylen Thomas scored on a 1-yard run to cap an eight-play, 75-yard drive.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nick Nash threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Nevers had 22 carries for 115 yards and a score and San Jose State beat New Mexico State 37-31 on Saturday night.
Nash was 14-of-17 passing for 195 yards with no interceptions.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw for two touchdowns and the Western Michigan defense dominated in a 23-3 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Eleby found Jaylen Hall for 22 yards and Corey Crooms for 37 as the Broncos (3-1) led 20-3 at halftime after the Spartans (2-2) opened the scoring with a field goal.
HONOLULU (AP) — Nick Starkel threw a pair of touchdown passes about three minutes apart and San Jose State beat Hawaii 17-13 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.
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Stanford (0-1) at No. 14 Southern California (1-0), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (FOX).
Line: USC by 17 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Rattler passed for 304 yards and a touchdown and No. 2 Oklahoma, playing a road game on its home field, narrowly avoided a shocking upset by holding on for a 40-35 victory over Tulane on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake London racked up some incredible receiving numbers when Southern California’s offense was on the field.
When San Jose State had the ball, the Trojans’ defense often looked impenetrable.
San Jose State (1-0) at No. 15 Southern California (0-0), Saturday at 5 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network).
Line: USC by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kedon Slovis and Drake London are back leading Southern California as one of the top quarterback-receiver combinations in college football.
As good as they are, the No. 15 Trojans will need help from others if their offense is going to play at a level capable of winning the Pac-12 or reaching the College Football Playoff.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has one of the Pac-12's best quarterbacks, loads of returning talent and a roster full of players recruited by coach Herm Edwards.
No wonder expectations are higher than they've been in recent memory.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nick Starkel threw for four touchdowns and 394 yards and defending Mountain West Conference champion San Jose State kicked off the season with a 45-14 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andy Avalos is back on the blue turf at Boise State, this time as coach of a Broncos team that is primed to regain what it considers its rightful spot at the top of the Mountain West Conference.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada coach Jay Norvell remembers being overcome by heartbreak last season on senior night, when each honored player was introduced with nobody but teammates, opponents and game officials to hear their names.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Whether talking to a teammate, close friend or complete stranger, San Jose State football player Drew Jenkins has a go-to question when discussing hot-button topics: “Are you OK with the society you live in...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Clemson stuffed North Carolina's 2-point conversion attempt with 1:17 left and the No. 1 Tigers held off the Tar Heels 21-20 on Saturday.
The Tigers (5-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) had trouble all day in trying to extend their school-record winning streak to 20 games.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal said he spent the week telling the No. 20 Ducks the importance of focusing on San Jose State with Stanford looming next weekend.
Oregon emerged Saturday with a somewhat lackluster 35-22 victory over the surprising Spartans.
PULLMAN – Washington State’s Air Raid offense may get most of the attention but the Cougars’ defense held San Jose State to the fewest yards of any opponent for the past 24 years.
New quarterback Gardner Minshew said he appreciated his defensive teammates continually returning the ball to the offense in the 31-0 Cougar victory on Saturday at Martin Stadium.
ALBUQUERQUE — There was a time when The University of New Mexico’s football team wished for the chance to live on the razor’s edge that separates winning and losing.
Well past the days of one-win seasons and last-place finishes, the Lobos seem to have taken up permanent residence in exactly that spot — and it’s not entirely comfortable, says head coach Bob Davie.