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Senior running back Rashaad Penny (20) pats senior wide receiver Mikah Holder (6) on the back during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium

Aztecs set to honor outgoing players on Senior Day

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 22, 2017

San Diego State football will honor its seniors prior to its game against University of New Mexico on Nov. 24 as part of Senior Day, which recognizes the...

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Rashaad Penny returns a first quarter punt 70-yards for a touchdown, during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Penny makes SDSU history in 42-23 win over Nevada

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 18, 2017

By the time San Diego State football took the field against the University of Nevada, Reno, its hopes of competing in a third straight Mountain West Conference...

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Senior quarterback Christian Chapman is tackled by freshman defensive end Curtis Weaver and redshirt freshman defensive end Kayode Rufai.

SDSU steamrolled by Boise State, 31-14

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 14, 2017

The game was labeled “Code Red" by San Diego State University, and a season-high 49,053 fans filled the stands donning scarlet.  On the field, however,...

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Sophomore running back Juwan Washington, senior wide receiver Mikah Holder, sophomore linebacker Kyavha Tezino and senior fullback Nick Bawden lead SDSU onto the field before its opening game win over UC Davis Sept. 2.

SDSU struts into MW bout with Boise State

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 11, 2017

The last time San Diego State football played Boise State University, the Broncos were at the top of the Mountain West Conference and weeks away from a...

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Then-sophomore running back Juwan Washington returns the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown during SDSU's 34-28 win over NIU.

Defensive heroics help the Aztecs tame the Huskies, 34-28

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 30, 2017

No. 19 San Diego State football reached 5-0 for the first time since 1975, scoring on offense, defense and special teams in its 34-28 win over Northern...

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Several SDSU football players enter the field before SDSUs opening game win over UC Davis.

SDSU seeking upset over No. 19 Stanford

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 13, 2017

There is a buzz around campus surrounding San Diego State football this week. The release of SDSU’s 2017 regular season schedule brought with it an elephant...

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SDSU football players prepare for a snap during a 2017 practice.

Football depth chart filled with freshmen

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // August 28, 2017

San Diego State football released its depth chart for the 2017 season on Thursday, Aug. 24. The chart, which details the projected starter and backup...

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Senior wide receiver Mikah Holder bolts past a New Hampshire defender in a game during the 2016 season.

Holder hoping for a strong senior season

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // August 16, 2017

San Diego State football wide receiver Mikah Holder is coming into his senior season looking to make a big impact for a team with lofty expectations. Holder,...

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SDSU freshman fullback Adam Eastwood blocks for freshmen running back Kaegun Williams during the team's practice at Miramar MCAS.

SDSU injury report: chickenpox, hamstring issues hamper Aztecs

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // August 13, 2017

Head coach Rocky Long announced on Saturday that three San Diego State football players were diagnosed with chickenpox earlier in the weekend. Of the...

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Junior running back Rashaad Penny pushes off a Colorado State defender on his way to a first down run.

Aztecs avenge losses, defeat Wyoming 27-24 to take home MW title

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // December 3, 2016

Champions are made in Laramie, Wyoming. Well, Mountain West champions that is. After falling to the University of Wyoming in devastating fashion...

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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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Aztecs rush for a school-record 474 yards in 46-16 win over Nevada

Aztecs rush for a school-record 474 yards in 46-16 win over Nevada

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 12, 2016

One week after it clinched the Mountain West West division crown, San Diego State football defeated University of Nevada, Reno 46-16, improving its conference...

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