Spartans Hang Tough, But In Typical Fashion

Posted by D Miller on September-14-2009 Add Comments

With the fifth year of Head Coach Dick Tomey under way at San Jose State, the time has come to start evaluating the legacy he'll leave behind once his tenure as the Spartans' coach is over.

Off the field, the legacy will be nothing less than stellar.

Tomey has been a savior of sorts in San Jose, bringing a measure of legitimacy to a program that barely qualified as an FBS squad prior to his arrival.

As the face of San Jose State football, Tomey has led a campaign that increased attendance by over 300 percent (and brought it to the standards required by the NCAA), and greatly improved the academic performance and graduation rate of the players.

In short, Tomey took over a dying program and saved it fr...

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