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San Jose State Football Tickets

From top to bottom, the state of California loves college football, including the San Jose Spartans, which are one of the oldest college football programs in the country. The Spartans have been around since 1893, and at times it’s been possible to find cheap San Jose State football tickets. But despite some valleys, there have also been plenty of peaks and sustained periods of success for San Jose State football. Today, the Spartans are a top-notch mid-major program that has once again become accustomed to competing for conference championships in the Mountain West, making last-minute San Jose State football tickets more in demand than ever before.

The Early Years

San Jose State first fielded a football team in 1893 and played its first full season on the gridiron in 1898. It took a little time for the Spartans to get going and for college football to catch on. However, by 1932, San Jose State won its first-ever conference title as a member of the Far West Conference. By the late 1930s and 40s, the Spartans had become a preeminent force in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, winning six conference titles between 1939 and 1949.

Golden Era

If there’s a golden era for San Jose State football, it took place in the 1970s and 80s. In 1971, the Spartans scored their first win in program history over a ranked opponent. That kicked off a period between 1971 and 1992 in which San Jose State had 15 winning seasons while notching eight wins over California rival Stanford. In those days, the Spartans sent dozens of players to the NFL and claimed eight conference titles, including five Big West Conference titles between 1981 and 1991.

Modern Spartans

Despite some down years, San Jose State got going again in the 2020s, re-emerging as a power in the Mountain West after joining the league in 2013. During the shortened 2020 season, the Spartans completed a perfect 7-0 regular season, winning their first conference championship in nearly three decades under coach Brent Brennan. Considering Brennan was just 3-22 over his first two seasons, the 2020 season was a huge step forward for the Spartans, laying the foundation for what promises to be a bright future for San Jose State football.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does San Jose State Football Play?

The Spartans play their home games at CEFCU Stadium, which is located just over a mile away from both the San Jose State University campus and downtown San Jose. The stadium opened in 1933 under the name Spartan Stadium but was renamed in 2015. Over the years, the venue has also been the home field of several pro soccer teams and hosted international soccer games and other sporting events. Naturally, in its nearly century-long history, CEFCU Stadium has undergone several renovations and expansions. For football games, the current capacity of the venue is over 21,500 fans.

When do San Jose State Football tickets go on sale?

Cheap San Jose State tickets to games played at CEFCU Stadium are available months in advance, as are San Jose State tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check San Jose State’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy San Jose State Football tickets in advance?

With San Jose State tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to San Jose State games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap San Jose State Football tickets?

The best way to buy cheap San Jose State tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for San Jose State tickets. Can you buy San Jose State tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap San Jose State tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at CEFCU Stadium will be before you buy those cheap San Jose State tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap San Jose State tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are San Jose State Football tickets?

San Jose State ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for San Jose State tickets is around $51 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand.

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