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
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