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Senior captain Caden McDonald (center) hypes the Aztecs up during the game against New Mexico.

Greg Bell, San Diego State run over New Mexico Lobos 31-7 to keep undefeated streak alive

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // October 11, 2021

Senior running back Greg Bell wasted zero time reestablishing himself as the top runner at San Diego State. After missing nearly the entire game against...

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San Diego State football captains walk out before the game for the coin toss.

Without seniors Greg Bell and Tayler Hawkins, Aztecs topple Towson 48-21 to start season 4-0

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // September 27, 2021

For the second time in 40 years, the San Diego State Aztecs’ (4-0) football team has started 4-0. They did it without senior running back Greg Bell...

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Linebackers Segun Olubi and Caden McDonald celebrate with defensive back Tayler Hawkins after a third quarter interception.

Aztecs outlast the Utes 33-31 in overtime thriller

by Nick Coppo, Staff Writer // September 20, 2021

In a game that featured just about everything, San Diego State football took home the win 33-31 in a hard-fought overtime battle at Dignity Health Sports...

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Senior Jordan Brookshire keeps the ball on a quarterback keeper against Arizona (Courtesy of Justin Truong and SDSU Athletics)

SDSU Football jumps off to hot start, dominate Arizona Wildcats 38-14

by Jayden Hanzy, Contributor // September 13, 2021

After an explosive start, San Diego State football was able to crush the Pac-12’s Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium. With a heavy dose of run game,...

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Senior Andrew Aleki (6) celebrates with his teammates after returning an interception for a touchdown

SDSU Football needs a comeback, but prevails over New Mexico State 28-10

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // September 6, 2021

Like last year, the San Diego State Aztecs struggled to pass the ball at the start of this season. However, just like last year, the running game picked...

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Three adjustments SDSU football can make for the 2021 season

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // August 31, 2021

The unorthodox 2020 football season is now in the rearview mirror and many teams are excited for things to get back to normal. The San Diego State football...

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Spear Sports Report: NCAA NIL rule now allows student athletes to create revenue

by Andrew Finley and Nick Coppo // July 7, 2021

An academic scholarship isn’t the only reward a student-athlete can receive after the NCAA recently changed their controversial Name, Image and Likeness...

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San Diego State football senior running back Greg Bell makes a Hawaii defender miss during the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over the Rainbow Warriors on Nov. 14, 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Conference championship, fundamentals a focus for Greg Bell in 2021

by Jason Freund, Senior Staff Writer // April 19, 2021

When observing spring ball before the 2020 San Diego State football season, onlookers saw a swarm of running backs fighting for a starting job. One...

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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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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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Junior linebacker Caden McDonald sacks UNLV quarterback in the Aztecs 34-6 win over the Runnin Rebels on Oct. 25 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The sack was one of McDonalds 2.5 on the night.

Three observations: SDSU stifles UNLV, 34-6, in season opener

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // October 25, 2020

At last, San Diego State football returned to action against UNLV in a 34-6 win at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The Aztecs won their...

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