The Spartans rallied from a half-time deficit to defeat Texas State 31-20.
The 49ers are likely to beat the Seahawks on Thursday, as many experts predict.
San Francisco goes for three in a row against Eli Manning and the Giants.
The Utah State Aggies outscored the San Jose State Spartans 49-27 on Saturday afternoon in the WAC opener for both teams.
The Cal Golden Bears were victimized by an early turnover, and the UCLA Bruins took advantage of a short field for a 7-3 lead after the first quarter in Berkeley.
The Golden Bears lost their third straight game on Saturday, as their miserable 2012 continued with a tough loss to the Sun Devils.
The Oakland Athletics look to reprise an offensive explosion tonight in game two of their series with the Boston Red Sox.