Spartans Pick Up Two More

Inside Sparta has just learned that the San Jose State football team has picked up two more commitments for the class of 2010. SJSU once again wins out over the Pac 10 and Mountain West.

It was recently speculated on the Inside Sparta Message Boards that two Southern California talents from Serra High School in Gardena, Calif., were close to committing to San Jose State. One of those players confirmed that the commitments did, in fact, take place.

"Sean Bacon and I did commit to San Jose State," Bene Benwikere told Inside Sparta. "We both plan in signing on Feb. 3."

Benwikere is a 5-foot-11, 177-pound cornerback who also had offers from San Diego State, Iowa State, New Mexico, and UNLV.

Bacon is 6-foot-3, 215-pound defensive end/tight end had an offer from Washington State, and visited Arizona State and Arizona.

"I am just excited about everything that San Jose State had to offer," Bacon said. "I'll be playing a hybrid defensive end spot."

Both players committed during their official visit to SJSU the weekend of Jan. 22.

Stay tuned to Inside Sparta for more from the two newest Spartans.

Be sure to attend the Signing Day Event on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6:00 at the Barrett Ballroom in the Student Union on the campus of San Jose State University. Come meet new head coach Mike MacIntyre as he introduces his first recruiting class. You don't want to miss this! You must RSVP to attend this event. Please contact Laurel DeMaria at 408-924-1692 or by email at

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