'Bama to open with San Jose State in '10

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama and San Jose State will meet on
the football field for the first time in the 2010 season opener.

The teams will play on Sept. 4 at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It will
be the first game after the stadium's two-year renovation project
to the south end zone, which is expected to push the capacity over

It will be the Crimson Tide's first game against a team from
California since playing UCLA in the 2000 and 2001 seasons.

It was previously announced that Alabama will host Penn State
the following week.

The San Jose State game completes the Tide's nonconference
schedule for 2010. Other nonconference foes, along with Penn State,
are Duke and Georgia State.