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Daniel Bellinger (88) celebrates with his teammates after a first quarter touchdown catch.

Late game heroics from Matt Araiza lift Aztecs over Nevada 23-21

by Adam Correa, Staff Writer // November 16, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs (9-1-0, 5-1-0 Mountain West Conference) overcame adversity, coming back to defeat the Nevada Wolf Pack (7-3-0, 4-2-0 MWC) 23-21...

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Senior running back Greg Bell running the ball during the game against Hawaii (Photo Courtesy of Justin Truong/SDSU Athletics).

Aztecs Wave “Mahalo” to Rainbow Warriors in 17-10 victory

by Nick Coppo, Staff Writer // November 9, 2021

The Aztecs went on the road and outlasted the Rainbow Warriors of Hawaii 17-10 in a gritty battle on Saturday night. In a game where offense was at a premium,...

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Senior defensive back Tayler Hawkins (9) and senior safety Trenton Thompson (18) having a discussion with the referee against Air Force.

No. 22 Aztecs with historical 20-14 win against Air Force

by Andrew Finley, Assistant Sports Editor // October 25, 2021

The No. 22 San Diego State football team (7-0, 3-0 Mountain West Conference) are now 7-0 for the first time since 1975 after traveling to Colorado Springs...

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Junio safety Patrick McMorris (33) raises his fist during the gameagaisnt San Jose State (Courtesy of

Aztecs taste sweet revenge in an all around team effort to defeat the reigning Mountain West champions Spartans 19-13

by Austin Tarke, Staff Writer // October 18, 2021

It took an ‘all hands on deck’ effort as the coaching, defense and special teams were the key ingredients for San Diego State football (6-0, 2-0 Mountain...

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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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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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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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Then-sophomore running back Kaegun Williams carries the ball during the Aztecs 48-11 win over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Aztecs look to take strides in 2020 with new offense in place

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // October 21, 2020

The 2020 San Diego State football team is not only playing in a new stadium, but they have a new offensive scheme with a new offensive coordinator.  Former...

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Then-freshman quarterback Carson Baker throws a quick pass during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium. Baker is set to make his second-career start against UNLV on Oct. 24.

Baker outduels Johnson, named starting quarterback for season opener against UNLV

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // October 19, 2020

Last season’s calf injury to then-San Diego State senior starting quarterback Ryan Agnew didn't necessarily have massive implications en route to SDSU’s...

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