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SDSU senior running back Rashaad Penny runs a route during the team's practice at Miramar MCAS.

The future may be now for SDSU football

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // August 16, 2017

The constant turnaround is what makes college sports exciting. Aside from the rare outlier, maybe players compete at this level for a maximum of four years...

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Donnel Pumphrey carries the ball for the Aztecs.

SDSU crushes Houston in Las Vegas Bowl, 34-10

by Austin Gayle, Staff Columnist // December 17, 2016

Anchored by its defense and captained by senior running back Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State football (11-3) scored 34 unanswered points to beat the University...

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Senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (19) is tackled in the backfield by a Colorado State defender.

Rams spoil senior night, hand SDSU a 63-31 loss

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 26, 2016

The rain came down as San Diego State football honored its senior class before the group’s final home game, quite literally raining on the parade of...

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Senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (19) flies by a diving SJSU defender, on his way to a rushing touchdown.

SDSU rushes for 400 yards in 40-13 victory over Utah State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // October 28, 2016

In its third consecutive Friday night showing, San Diego State football cruised to a 40-13 victory over Utah State, extending its Mountain West winning...

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Junior running back Rashaad Penny scores his first of three touchdowns in the Aztecs' 42-3 win over San Jose State Univeristy.

Pumphrey and Penny help SDSU punish the Spartans, 42-3

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // October 21, 2016

Junior running back Rashaad Penny ran unabated down the middle of the field, on the way to scoring his third touchdown of the night and putting San Diego...

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Senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (19) evading UC Berkeley tacklers with the help of junior wide receiver Mikah Holder (6).

Pumphrey powers SDSU football past Fresno, 17-3

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // October 14, 2016

There is nothing sexy about a 17-3 win. But it did not have to be for San Diego State football, which extended its Mountain West Conference winning streak...

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Damontae Kazee celebrates after the victory.

SDSU opens MW play with a dominating win over UNLV, 26-7

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // October 8, 2016

San Diego State football began its Mountain West championship defense with a 26-7 victory over UNLV. Fittingly it was the defense that led the way,...

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Pumphrey Runs Wild in the Aztecs' 45-40 Win Over Berkeley

Pumphrey Runs Wild in the Aztecs’ 45-40 Win Over Berkeley

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // September 10, 2016

It was only a matter of time. In what may have been the biggest game of his San Diego State football career, senior running back Donnel Pumphrey broke...

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SDSU football's Calvin Munson chooses gridiron over diamond

SDSU football’s Calvin Munson chooses gridiron over diamond

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // March 2, 2016

Up until about his sophomore year in high school, San Diego State junior linebacker Calvin Munson was a baseball guy. The right-handed pitcher was a...

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Notebook: Pumphrey continues to etch name in record books

Notebook: Pumphrey continues to etch name in record books

by Ryan Posner, Assistant Sports Editor // October 17, 2015

San Diego State football flexed its muscle Saturday night against San Jose State, showing why the media picked it to win the West division in the preseason...

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Lofty hopes await SDSU football in 2015

Lofty hopes await SDSU football in 2015

by Anthony Reclusado, Senior Staff Writer // September 9, 2015

Records have been broken, streaks have been established and winning is the standard, but no longer is that enough. Atop Montezuma Mesa, championships...

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Aztec football: a year in review

Aztec football: a year in review

by Ethan Bailey, Senior Staff Columnist // December 8, 2014

I hate finals week. I hate the exams, the nerves, the pressure and the anxiety of waiting for final grades to come in. Luckily for the San Diego State...

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