San Jose State in the News - 6/29/09

San Jose State is in the news on June 29, 2009. Updates on former SJSU shortstop Kyle Bellows; former Spartan football coach Dave Baldwin; who has the toughest out-of-conference schedule; and former SJSU running back Tyson Thompson gets drafted. Plus, yet another 2009 SJSU game will be televised.

For news around the net regarding San Jose State we start with former SJSU shortstop Kyle Bellows, a fourth-round selection in the recent Major League Baseball draft and now in the Cleveland Indians organization, earned a spot on the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Sporting Goods 2009 West All-Region Second Team, according to the official San Jose State Athletics Website.

Which schools rank in the top-ten for toughest schedules? Two Western Athletic Conference rivals make the list.

The San Jose State - Boise State game on Oct. 31 will be televised by Boise station KTVB, according to the Idaho Statesman

Former SJSU head football coach Dave Baldwin is in the news. Now the offensive coordinator at WAC foe Utah State. Baldwin will square off against his former team on Nov. 14 in Logan, Utah.

Salt Lake Tribune

Former Spartan running back Tyson Thompson was selected by Las Vegas of the United Football League in their June 18 draft.

Keeping up with former SJSU coaches brings us to Wyoming and Marcus Arroyo, the Cowboys quarterbacks coach who held the same spot at SJSU before departing for the Mountain West school.

Unita County Herald

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