The Utah Utes and the San Jose State Spartans have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2016 and 2017, Utah’s official website indicates.
Utah will travel to face San Jose State at Spartan Stadium on Sept. 17, 2016. The Utes will then host the Spartans at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Sept. 16, 2017.
Utah and San Jose State have met seven times since 1969 and the Utes lead the overall series 6-1. The two schools last played a home-and-home series in 2009 and 2010, with Utah winning both games 24-14 and 56-3.
The addition of San Jose State completes Utah’s non-conference schedule in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Utah opens at home vs. Southern Utah on Sept. 1 (Thursday), hosts BYU on Sept. 10, and then travels to SJSU on Sept. 17.
The Utes open the 2017 season at home vs. North Dakota on Aug. 31, then travel to BYU on Sept. 9 before returning home to face San Jose State on Sept. 16.
San Jose State now has three games tentatively set for 2016 and a four in 2017. In 2016, the Spartans travel to Colorado on Sept. 10, host Utah on Sept. 17, and then visit Iowa State on Sept. 24.
SJSU’s non-conference slate in 2017 currently features home games vs. Colorado on Sept. 23 and Iowa State on a date TBA, and road games at Utah on Sept. 16 and BYU on Oct. 28.