It's Homecoming! San Jose State vs. Idaho

It's time to re-live the glory days of the 1960's Surfriders, the 1980's Sigma Chi's, and the current Spartan Squad! San Jose State vs. Idaho is this weekends homecoming game! Be there Saturday, October 6th, at Spartan Stadium for a 1:00 p.m. showdown with the Vandals of Idaho! The halftime show will feature a retro football history in conjunction with SJSU's 150-year anniversary celebration.

It's time to re-live the glory days of the 1960's Surfriders, the 1980's Sigma Chi's, and the current Spartan Squad! San Jose State vs. Idaho is this weekends homecoming game! Be there Saturday, October 6th, at Spartan Stadium for a 1:00 p.m. showdown with the Vandals of Idaho!

The halftime show will feature a retro football history in conjunction with SJSU's 150-year anniversary celebration.

Former Spartan stars Gene Menges (QB, 1948-50), Claude Gilbert (FB 1956 & 58; head coach, 1984-89), Mike Perez (QB, 1986-87), Joe Nedney (PK, 1991-94), and Deonce Whitaker (RB, 1998-2001), are all slated to be in the halftime presentation (plus others).

SJSU is now 2-3, 1-0 WAC, and have a two-game winning streak after defeating UC Davis 34-14!

Idaho is 1-4, 0-1 WAC, and have lost three in a row including a loss to #19-Hawai'i, 48-20. Idaho's only win of the season was against Cal Poly (20-13).

The Spartans are 42-26-2 in Homecoming games dating back to the 1930's. San Jose State had a win at homecoming in 2006 against Utah State 21-14.

Come out and watch Dwight "swipe" Lowery attempt to inch closer to the all time SJSU interception record, and meet up with old friends in the friendly confines of Spartan Stadium!

Tailgating opens up in the Fan Fiesta tailgate area (east of the stadium) at 8AM!

And attention registered and non-registered users of Govandals.com and SpartanThunder.com!

We are pleased to announce a joint pre-game tailgate with SpartanThunder.com, the #1 San Jose State fan site and the Idaho site.

This will be the first event of its kind for the members of Govandals.com. The anticipation for this game has been building for months and we cannot wait to co-host an event with Govandals.com!

Come and join your fellow Vandals as they take on the Spartans of San Jose State! It will be a time to meet new people, catch up with old friends, and share stories about your Vandal moments, as well as meet fans and alumni from San Jose State.

SpartanThunder.com supplies all the basic necessities, including tables, chairs, utensils and a tent. It is up to you to bring your own grilling items and beverages.

The SpartanThunder.com tailgate area is easily located in the "fan fiesta" tailgate area, located on the east side of Spartan Stadium. An 8-foot SpartanThunder.com banner marks the tailgate area.

Our spot is just a few steps away from the "Smoke Tiki Game Day Grill", and next to the large industrial tents that are set up for dining.

Look for us is in the chain linked grass field on the "east side" of the stadium.

RSVP by sending an e-mail to SpartanThunder@hotmail.com!

Look forward to seeing you all there!

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