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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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Then-sophomore running back Chance Bell carries the ball during the Aztecs’ 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Three observations: Aztecs’ MWC championship hopes in doubt following loss to Nevada

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // November 21, 2020

San Diego State football lost to the Nevada Wolf Pack 26-21 on Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs have (3-2) now lost two of their last three games and are...

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Then-freshman defensive lineman Cam Thomas and then-junior defensive back Tariq Thompson surround Nevada then-freshman quarterback Carson Strong for a sack during the Aztecs' 17-13 loss to the Wolf Pack on Nov. 9, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Football travels to Reno to take on the undefeated Wolf Pack

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // November 20, 2020

The Mountain West Conference’s top-rated offense in Nevada takes on San Diego State football’s conference-leading defense in a pivotal MWC matchup...

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Junior running back Jordan Byrd celebrates after scoring a rushing touchdown during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over the Rainbow Warriors at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. on Nov. 14.

Column: Aztecs in need of improvement on special teams

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 17, 2020

As San Diego State football made preparations to begin the 2020 season back in October, Head Coach Brady Hoke said special teams would be one of the Aztecs'...

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Junior linebacker Caden McDonald strip sacks Hawaii sophomore quarterback Chevan Cordeiro during the Aztecs' 34-10 win over the Rainbow Warriors at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. on Nov. 14

Three observations: Aztecs claim third win of season in 34-10 victory over Hawaii

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 14, 2020

San Diego State football defeated Hawaii 34-10 in the team’s third home game of the season at Dignity Health Sports Park on Nov. 14. With another...

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Junior tight end Daniel Bellinger catches a pass during the Aztecs’ 28-17 loss to San José State on Nov. 6 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Football looks to return to winning ways against Hawaii

by Andrew Finley, Staff Writer // November 13, 2020

Almost a year after stealing a trip to the Mountain West Conference championship from San Diego State football, the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors...

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Sophomore quarterback Carson Baker elevates to score a 1-yard rushing touchdown during the Aztecs' 28-17 loss to San José State on Nov. 6 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Aztecs squander second-half lead, fall to 2-1 after loss to San José State

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // November 6, 2020

Entering Friday, San Diego State football held its first two opponents to just 13 points combined, and had won eight straight games when scoring first. That...

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SDSU then-junior safety Tariq Thompson tackles San José State then-freshman running back Kairee Robinson during the Aztecs’ 27-17 victory over the Spartans on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU Stadium. The win improved the Aztecs' record to 6-1.

Aztecs return to Carson for matchup against high-scoring San José State offense

by Andrew Finley, Contributor // November 6, 2020

San Diego State football welcomes San José State in a pivotal Mountain West Conference matchup tonight, Nov. 6, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson,...

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Then-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr., then-junior linebacker Andrew Aleki and then-senior linebacker Kyahva Tezino combine for a tackle against a Central Michigan ballcarrier during the Aztecs' 48-11 win over the Chippewas in the New Mexico Bowl at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Column: SDSU defense remains among best in nation in 2020

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 4, 2020

San Diego State’s defense could best be described as remarkable since 2019. Last season, the Aztecs produced a defense that ranked top four in the nation,...

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Sophomore quarterback Carson Baker scrambles away from UNLV defenders during the Aztecs' 34-6 win over the Runnin' Rebels on Oct. 24 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Three observations from the Aztecs’ 38-7 win over Utah State

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // November 1, 2020

San Diego State football went into Logan, Utah on Halloween night riding high from their win over UNLV last weekend and came away with a 38-7 victory over...

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Senior running back Greg Bell points his finger to the sky after scoring a touchdown during the Aztecs' 34-6 win over UNLV on Oct. 24 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. Bell finished the game with 111 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Column: Greg Bell helps the Aztecs’ ground game emerge

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // October 30, 2020

In San Diego State’s 34-6 victory against UNLV on Saturday night, one thing was made very clear: the offense is not messing around.  The team’s...

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Senior safety Trenton Thompson (#18) celebrates with his teammates after blocking a punt during the Aztecs' 34-6 win over UNLV on Oct. 24 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Midweek football update: Defense and special teams improving ahead of USU

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // October 28, 2020

Last week, San Diego State football was distraught they gave up six points and 186 yards in the victory over UNLV last Saturday at Dignity Health Sports...

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