There were five pass plays of 30 or more yards.
Five Spartans have earned the academic honor each of their four years.
There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... A linebacker candidate... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2017... 2017 Academic All-Mountain West.
2017: Played in the last nine games of the season and started at a linebacker position in each of the last four contests... One of four freshmen to start a game on defense during the season for the Spartans... Credited with 38 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble... Had a tackle in seven of the nine games he played... Was in on 16 tackles and recovered a fumble in his first major college start against San Diego State (11/4)... Contributed eight tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in the Wyoming win (11/25).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time first-team All-Mission League honoree for Serra High of Gardena, Calif. (Coach Scott Altenberg)... Was credited with 219 tackles, 20.0 tackles for loss and 9.5 quarterback sacks, recovered six fumbles and three pass interceptions playing for the Padres... A team captain and named his team's Defensive Player of the Year his senior season, chosen as his team's Special Teams Player of the Year as a junior and picked as Rookie of the Year as a sophomore.
MORE ON TYSYN: A justice studies major... Would like to work for the F.B.I. ... Participated in Serra High's Student Ambassadors program for three years... Has a cousin, Chris Moton, who played defensive back and linebacker for Washington State during the 1987 through 1990 seasons... Tysyn is a Los Angeles native.