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Alonzo Carter Named Finalist for the 2023 FootballScoop Coach of the Year

Alonzo Carter

BATON ROUGE, La. - San José State assistant head coach, running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Alonzo Carter was named a finalist for the 2023 FootballScoop Coach of the Year.

The Spartans ran for 150 yards or more in nine games this season including the last seven overall, plus ran for 100 yards or more in 11 games and had 313 yards against No. 25 Fresno State which were the most the Spartans had rushed for since Sept. 10, 2016 when they rushed for 409 yards against Portland State and it was the first time the Spartans had rushed for 300 plus yards against an FBS opponent since Oct. 24, 2015 when they rushed for 317 yards against New Mexico.

The Spartans also rushed for 259 yards at UNM (10/14) and 251 yards against Utah State (10/21) and that was the first time since 2006 the Spartans had back-to-back 250 plus rushing yard games.

The 2,393 rushing yards the Spartans finished the season with are the most for the Spartans this century and only 85 yards behind the SJSU single-season record.

Senior running back Kairee Robinson led the charge for the Spartans finishing with all single-season career-highs in touchdowns (18, SJSU record), yards (1,127), and average per game (102.5). Robinson scored a rushing touchdown in 11 of 12 games played this season.

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