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Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall looks on towards the field during the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26, 2019 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Column: Which Aztecs could hear their name called in the 2021 NFL Draft?

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // January 11, 2021

Playing in the NFL is a dream shared by any player who steps onto a football field. Despite a shortened college football season due to the pandemic, the...

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Junior cornerback Darren Hall intercepts a pass during the Aztecs’ 29-17 win against Colorado State on Dec. 5 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Football update: Aztecs withdraw from bowl consideration, conference honors and more

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // December 16, 2020

San Diego State football ended the unprecedented 2020 football regular season last week with a 28-14 loss to nationally-ranked No. 18 BYU.  The Aztecs...

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San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke speaks in front of the media during a press conference on 
Dec. 16 — the beginning of the early National Signing Day period.

Football reels in 23 commits during early National Signing Day period

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // December 16, 2020

The NCAA implemented an early signing period for National Signing Day, and San Diego State football took advantage of it — as 23 recruits signed with...

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Then-sophomore tight end Daniel Bellinger (88) celebrates with then-sophomore wide reciever Elijah Kothe after Bellinger caught a touchdown pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Football falls to No. 18 Brigham Young, ends regular season

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // December 13, 2020

San Diego State Football closed out its regular season with a 28-14 defeat to No. 18 ranked Brigham Young University on Saturday night at LaVell Edwards...

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Then-sophomore running back Jordan Byrd carries the ball during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over Brigham Young on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Football to finish regular season slate at No. 18 Brigham Young

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // December 11, 2020

After a Senior Night victory over Colorado State, San Diego State football travels to Provo, Utah to take on the Brigham Young University Cougars on Saturday,...

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Brigham Young then-sophomore quarterback Zach Wilson is sacked by San Diego State then-senior linebacker Troy Cassidy (right) and then-sophomore linebacker Seyddrick Lakalaka during the Aztecs' 13-3 win over the Cougars on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Column: Is Brigham Young football actually good?

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // December 10, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic stopping everyone in their tracks in 2020, it’s pretty amazing to have had a college football season. The season was thrown...

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Junior wide receiver BJ Busbee returns a punt for a touchdown during the Aztecs' 29-17 win against Colorado State on Dec. 5 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Three observations: Aztecs end losing streak, take down Colorado State on Senior Night

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // December 5, 2020

San Diego State football was able to keep its Mountain West Conference championship hopes alive following a 29-17 win over Colorado State on Dec. 5 at...

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Senior linebacker Segun Olubi (right) celebrates with junior long snapper Jacob Raab after Olubi returned an interception for a touchdown during the Aztecs' 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

Football looks to rebound from losing streak at home against Colorado State

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // December 5, 2020

After two losses on the road, San Diego State football heads back to Carson, Calif. for a home game against the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, Dec. 5.  Colorado...

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Junior running back Chance Bell breaks into the Hawaii secondary during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over the Rainbow Warriors on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Three observations: Aztecs struggle on the road against Colorado

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // November 28, 2020

San Diego State football lost to the Colorado Buffaloes by a score of 20-10 Saturday afternoon, bringing the Aztecs to a record of 3-3 on the year. Both...

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Sophomore quarterback Carson Baker drops back and prepares to throw a pass during the Aztecs' 28-17 loss to San José State on Nov. 6 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Column: Aztecs need to find consistency at quarterback position

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 27, 2020

San Diego State football fans thought they finally found what they’ve been looking for when transfer Lucas Johnson took the field as the Aztecs starting...

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The SDSU football team looks to take the field before the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Hawaii on Nov. 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Football takes on first non-conference opponent of season in Colorado

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // November 27, 2020

After its game against Fresno State got canceled, San Diego State football searched for an opponent throughout the week to fill the schedule spot. It was...

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