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BYU football: Cougars announce home-and-home series with San Jose State

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 21 2013 6:28 p.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Kyle Van Noy (3) runs past San Jose State Spartans quarterback Matt Faulkner (7) after intercepting a pass San Jose State BYU during the first half of a football game at the Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Kyle Van Noy (3) runs past San Jose State Spartans quarterback Matt Faulkner (7) after intercepting a pass San Jose State BYU during the first half of a football game at the Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

PROVO — Brigham Young University and San Jose State University today announced a home-and-home football series for the 2015 and 2017 seasons.

The teams will meet at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 7, 2015, with the second game being played at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Oct. 28, 2017.

“We have a large number of Cougar football fans in that part of California,” BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe said. “I like the matchup. It’s a good regional series for our football program.”

BYU and San Jose State have previously met 16 times in football, including five previous home-and-home series. The first meeting was in 1946 and the most recent in 2012. The Spartans hold a 10-6 series record over the Cougars.

Kickoff times and broadcast plans for the series will be announced at a later date.

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