The Aztecs took out their frustrations, literally, on the field as well.
Aztec Senior cornerback, Donny Baker, and senior left guard, Nick Smith, both were ejected from the game after throwing punches at San Jose State players.
Baker was ejected in the first quarter after committing two consecutive personal fouls.
After being flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct following a pass breakup, Baker was tossed out of the game on the following play after attacking SJSU tight end Jeff Clark.
Aztecs coach, Chuck Long, had some words about these incidents in his post game press conference.
"I would rather lose with class than win like that," Long said. "That is not the type of team we're going to develop here at San Diego State, and it will not be tolerated."
The Aztecs were obviously frustrated with the Spartans physical play.
"Not only will (Long) not stand for (players being ejected), I won't stand for it, either," said SDSU Athletic Director Jeff Schemmel. "That kind of behavior on the field is completely unacceptable."
SJSU is 3-1 for the first time since 1987, and should be undefeated if it were not for first game jitters that led to costly mistakes versus Washington.
SJSU QB, Adam Tafralis, was obviously happy with the outcome of the game in the locker room.
"It feels amazing, and to be where we are right now is not a surprise, but we also don't expect it. We've worked hard to get everything we've got."
Middle linebacker Matt Castelo was quoted gleefully as well as stating, "We can walk around San Jose with our gear on and actually be proud. I think finally after this game, people are actually going to give us that respect."
Now Tomey needs to focus his men that will not play again for two weeks. SJSU is off this week before playing its Western Athletic Conference opener on October 14th against a winless Utah State (0-4) for homecoming.
"We are always grateful for a bye," coach Dick Tomey said. "This is just the beginning, because the conference is what we're really all about. We've ourselves a chance now to continue to get better and grow with a win under our belt."
Tom Bowen was also quoted pre game at the SpartanThunder.com tailgate in regards to the importance of the fans coming out in full force for the Utah State game in just two weeks.
"I want to call out all fans, and ask for their support and fill the stadium for next weeks homecoming game versus Utah State". "It is very important that the fans show up for this game".
We agree with Athletic Director, Tom Bowen, and urge all fans to rally as of today to support the Spartans as they embark on WAC play and look to take their record to 4-1 in two weeks.
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