Five Spartans received their fourth Academic All-MW recognition.
The Spartans keep the Valley Trophy with a second-half shutout.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans ... A linebacker prospect... Joined the program for the first time for 2015 preseason drills... Named to the 2016 Mountain West All-Academic team.
2017: Appeared in the season opener against USF (South Florida - 8/26) playing on special teams... Was not credited with any tackles.
2016: Played in 10 games primarily as a special teams player... His one tackle for the season came on kickoff coverage in the fourth quarter of the Air Force game (11/19).
2015: Completed a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Dave Brown) and baseball at Archbishop Mitty High in San Jose, Calif. ... Was a first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League quarterback as a senior... Completed 40.5 percent of his passes for 904 yards and 10 touchdowns and ran 73 times for 599 yards and 11 scores... A 2012 MaxPreps.com Freshman All-American pitcher and the San Jose Mercury News' Freshman of the Year in baseball... Had a 6-1 win-loss record with a 2.39 ERA in 2012... Three-year pitching record of 10-1 with a 2.12 ERA.
MORE ON BRETT: A business marketing major... His dad, Rick Foley, pitched seven seasons for the California Angels and Houston Astros AA and AAA minor league teams (1978-84) and one for San Jose Bees Class A team (1985)... He is a native of Los Gatos, Calif.