Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

San Jose State Spartans vs. Auburn Tigers

The Auburn Tigers stormed pass Arkansas 45-21 in their season opener last week. On Saturday, the reigning SEC champions will host the San Jose State Spartans at Jordan-Hare Stadium. San Jose State enters the game with a 1-0 record after a strong effort against North Dakota in Week 1 that led to a 42-10 win.

Details for Saturday's game below:

Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be streamed live here.

TV coverage: ESPN2

Radio: For a list of Auburn affiliates, click here. For a list of San Jose State affiliates, click here

Game Facts

Auburn Tigers facts

Saturday's meeting marks the first time that Auburn and San Jose State have ever played.

Auburn will honor its undefeated 2004 SEC championship team during pre-game festivities.

The Tigers are currently on a 10-game home winning streak.

Auburn is 3-0 against current members of the Mountain West Conference. 

Auburn is heavily favored (-31) in this weekend's game. Since last October, Auburn is 6-0 against the spread at home.

The Tigers have not defeated a team from the state of California since a 62-0 win over Fresno State in 1996. Their last meeting with a California school was a 23-0 loss to USC at Jordan-Hare Stadium in 2003. 

Auburn's Nick Marshall needs 387 rushing yards to pass Cam Newton for second place all-time on the Auburn career rushing list for quarterbacks. The all-time record is 1,884 yards and is held by Phil Gargis, who played for the Tigers from 1973-76.

San Jose State facts:

San Jose State hasn't started a season 2-0 since 1987.

In San Jose State's season-opening win over North Dakota, the team tied its single-game team record for passing accuracy by completing 23-of-26 passes. Starter Blake Jurich was 22-of-25.

San Jose State has never beaten ranked opponents in consecutive games against FBS schools. The Spartans beat then-No. 16 Fresno State 62-52 to close last season.

Wide receiver Tyler Winston has caught at least 10 passes in three consecutive games, a school record.

The Spartans are the third team in the last five years to play non-conference games against both Auburn and Alabama.

- Josh Sanchez

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