The San Jose State Spartans play football in the Mountain West Conference and represent the highest populated city in Northern California. Along with their Northern California rivals, the Fresno State Bulldogs, San Jose State is one of the most popular college football programs in the state that doesn’t play in the Pacific-12 Conference.
With less than ten appearances, San Jose State doesn’t have an extensive bowl game history. However, the Spartans have made the most of their appearances and have a bowl game winning percentage of .667. The Spartans best period was the 10-year stretch from 1981-1990 when the team made four bowl games, all of them being the California Bowl in Fresno. This period was proceeded and followed by lengthy streaks without appearing in a bowl game.
California has no shortage of college football teams, but San Jose State is one of the larger schools in the state and it happens to be located in one of the biggest cities in the state, giving them a strong share of fans in the region. The Spartans have had their share of memorable seasons as well as forgettable seasons, but the fans continue to remain loyal to their team nonetheless. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for San Jose State Spartans Bowl Game tickets.
San Jose State Spartans Recent Bowl Game History
After missing a bowl game for five seasons, San Jose State had a strong season in 2012 in which they only lost two games. The Spartans then played the Bowling Green Falcons in the 2012 Military Bowl. The Spartans won the game by a score of 29-20. The average ticket price was $19.