College Football

Spartans, Eagles to meet in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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By The Associated Press

San Jose State (7-4, Mountain West) vs. Eastern Michigan (8-4, MAC) Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. ET

LOCATION: Boise, Idaho


San Jose State: QB Chevan Cordeiro, 2,885 yards, 20 touchdowns, four interceptions.

Eastern Michigan: QB Taylor Powell, 1,813 yards, 14 TDs, seven INTs; RB Samson Evans, 1,084 yards, 13 TDs.


San Jose State: Brent Brennan is the first coach to lead the Spartans to two bowl games since Claude Gilbert did it in 1986 and 1987.

Eastern Michigan: Earned a share of the MAC West Division title and is looking for its first bowl win in five appearances under coach Chris Creighton.


Eastern Michigan beat San Jose State 30-27 in the 1987 California Bowl in Fresno.


San Jose State: First appearance in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl; 12th bowl game overall.

Eastern Michigan: First appearance in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl; sixth bowl berth overall.


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Updated December 4, 2022

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