The No. 7 Stanford Cardinal open their 2011 college football campaign on Saturday afternoon against the San Jose State Spartans. Stanford has played San Jose State more times than any other non-conference foe, 65 times since 1900. Here is the relevant information regarding the game:
Teams: San Jose State Spartans, Stanford Cardinal
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Stanford Coliseum, Foster Field
TV: Broadcast in the San Francisco metropolitan area on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
Radio: KNBR 1050 AM
Rankings: Stanford is ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press poll and No. 6 in the USA Today Coaches poll; the Cardinal are ranked No. 12 in the preseason Sagarin ratings, while SJSU is No. 136.
Favorite: Stanford is favored by 30 points, per Bodog.
Last Meeting: Stanford defeated San Jose State 42-17 in 2009, and Stanford leads the all-time series 49-14-1.
Streaks: The Cardinal have an eight game winning streak dating back to October 9, 2010.