San Jose State Spartans Logo

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San Jose State Spartans are the collegiate athletic program of the Californian San Jose State University. The program consists of twenty men’s and women’s transcripts which compete in NCAA Division I in a variety of sports disciplines, including Basketball, Baseball, Football, and many more.

Meaning and history

San Jose State Spartans Logo history


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1928The original one featured a side view of a Spartan warrior wearing a shield. The warrior was facing to the right, similar to the one depicted on the following logo (1941).


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1941
The Spartans logo from 1941 was drawn in the same manner and color palette as the previous emblem. The helmet featured a shorter upper part, which made the Spartan look stronger and more dangerous.


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1954On the 1954 version, the Spartan turned to the left.


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1962The 1962 and 1971 logos were more of a caricature.


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1971
The redesign of 1971 introduced a funny Spartan caricature as the official logo of the athletic program. The man, wearing a warrior helmet had one of his eyes wide open as if he was observing those looking at him with great attention.


San Jose State Spartans Logo-1983On the 1983 emblem, the angled view of the warrior’s face could be seen.


San Jose State Spartans Logo-2000In 2000, the era of more abstract logos came.

2006 – Today

San Jose State Spartans Logo
In 2006 the San Jose Spartans logo was redrawn and minimized. It featured just one element from the previous badge — the abstract head of the warrior, facing to the left and wearing a cool blue, yellow and white helmet with a triangular geometric pattern arched along its circular contour.

What are San Jose State Spartans?
San Jose State Spartans is the name of the sports program of the university located in San Jose, California. The program is best known for its men’s football and basketball clubs, though it has 18 more men’s and women’s teams in such sports disciplines as Soccer, Water Polo, Tennis, and others.