Two Spartans like what is happening on defense and in the secondary specifically.
There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.
For the fifth time in the last seven seasons, the Spartans end a season on a winning note.
The Spartans overcame a 6-0 defcit for a 34-13 win over Cal Poly.
The Spartans scored 21 points in the fourth quarter.
The Spartans made their first visit to Iowa State in 36 years, but lost, 44-10.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his third season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time as a cornerback... Was moved from running back to cornerback prior to 2018 spring practice... Three career games of 100-plus rushing yards... Three of his five career touchdowns are on plays of 46 yards or longer... Expected to be one of the team's kickoff returners... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2015.
2017: Played in all 13 games and was a starting running back in four of the first seven games... Led the team with a 5.0 yards per carry average among the players with 50 or more carries... Gained a career-high 121 yards on 12 carries and scored his only touchdown of the season on a 17-yard run in the Cal Poly win (9/2)... Also contributed as a kickoff returner... His 16 returns were the most by a Spartan... Returned kickoffs in eight games... Season long 42-yard kickoff return at Colorado State (11/18).
2016: Played in eight games and started four times... Third on the team in rushing yardage with 423 yards and three touchdowns on 79 carries... Led the team with his 5.4 yards per carry average... Two 100-plus yard rushing games... 15 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns in the Portland State win (9/10)... 24 rushes for 104 yards at Iowa State (9/24)... Was the only player on the team with two rushing touchdowns in one game during the season... Had touchdown runs of 74 yards vs. Portland State and 75 at New Mexico (10/1)... 10 receptions for 79 yards and a touchdown... Scored San Jose State's only TD vs. Utah (9/24) on a 46-yard pass reception.
2015: Completed a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Alex Pierce) and track and field at Carter High in Rialto, Calif. ... A 2014 second-team All-Inland Valley selection... Averaged 7.6 yards a carry and scored six touchdowns, caught 15 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown, averaged 32.1 yards on 21 kickoff returns and 23.4 yards on 19 punt returns during his high school career... Returned three punts and one kickoff for a touchdown... Broke up 18 passes and had three interceptions playing as a defensive back... Concluded his high school career playing in the 2015 Orange County-Inland Empire All-Star Game in Corona, Calif. ... Was the 2014 San Andreas League champion in the 100 and 200 meter dashes... Posted best times of 10.73 in the 100 and 21.78 in the 200 in 2015.
MORE ON ZAMORE: A justice studies major... Learned sign language as an infant before learning to talk so he could communicate with his mother... Interested in pursuing a career assisting people in the criminal system justice who have a hearing deficiency... He is a native of San José, Calif.