A long rivalry continues when the Warriors play the Spartans today.
The Spartans lead the series, 18-17-1, dating to 1936. It’s 6-6-1 in games played in San Jose.
Some back stories:
> Quarterback Ikaika Woolsey was raised in the Bay Area and attended City College of San Francisco as a part-time student while grayshirting in 2011.
> Long-snapper Brodie Nakama’s father is San Jose State’s head baseball coach. Dave Nakama used to be the long time manager of the Island Movers baseball team.
> Inside linebacker Simon Poti played a season at SJSU before transferring to a junior college and then transferring to UH.
> Dick Tomey, who will be providing analysis on the pay-per-view telecast, was head coach at UH and San Jose State.
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