SJSU's Matthew Coleman Earns MW Freshman of the Week Honors

Freshman of the week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San José State's Matthew Coleman was named Mountain West Freshman of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. Coleman, a redshirt freshman from Carson, Calif., returned a punt for a 75-yard touchdown and is the first Spartan to take a punt to the house since Tre Jenkins did it against Utah State on Nov. 10, 2018. Coleman also caught a career-high three passes for 20 yards.

Last season, the Spartans had four player of the week honors and this is the second one for the Spartans this season after Nick Nash was honored in week 0.


  • First Mountain West award
  • That was his first career punt return
  • Has four catches for 49 yards this year
  • Has 124 all-purpose yards this season

UP NEXT: The Spartans will go on the road to take on Toledo on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. (PT) and it can be watched on ESPN+ and heard on KTRB.

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