San Jose State in the News - July 26

News from around the web regarding San Jose State sports includes a prediction of where SJSU will end up in the Western Athletic Conference. Also, former Spartan Merv Lopes is profiled, and budget cuts are affecting CSU athletic programs. Senior linebacker Travis Jones has been nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

The Western Athletic Conference Media Day takes place next week in Salt Lake City. SJSU defensive end Carl Ihenacho will be representing the Spartans at the event. See where one Honolulu Advertiser writer places SJSU.

In another piece from the Islands, former Spartan Merv Lopes talks about Chaminade's historic toppling of No. 1 Virginia on Dec. 23, 1982, considered college basketball's greatest upset.

San Jose State Director of Athletics and head football coach Dick Tomey have rearranged the SJSU schedule in response to looming budget cuts in the CSU system, thereby saving jobs and ensuring the financial health of the football program. Other CSU school are not faring so well, as discussed in this Fresno Bee story.

SJSU senior linebacker Travis Jones has been nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Jones is a three-time All-WAC Academic award winner. Read more at the official SJSU athletics site.

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