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Houston and Tezino return to the Mesa with hopes of second chance in NFL

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // April 1, 2021

San Diego State football returned two former players to the practice field on Thursday with hopes of getting a second chance to pursue the opportunity...

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More films should be made about the NFL’s weaknesses

More films should be made about the NFL’s weaknesses

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

Last Sunday I was watching Oliver Stone’s lengthy, adrenaline-fueled caricature of the National Football League, “Any Given Sunday,” when it dawned...

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Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho hosts “Bachelor” Special

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // March 2, 2021

Former NFL linebacker and Fox Sports analyst Emmanuel Acho has accepted the rose and will host “The Bachelor: After The Final Rose.” Acho is the...

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Trimaine Davis, an honorary captain during Super Bowl LV, waves to the camera while being honored during a pregame ceremony at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Feb. 7, 2021.

Men’s basketball alumnus Trimaine Davis honored during Super Bowl LV

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // February 10, 2021

Many know Trimaine Davis as a former San Diego State men’s basketball captain in 2005-06, but he was recognized as a different kind of captain on Feb....

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Then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall looks on towards the field during the Aztecs' 20-17 win over UNLV on Oct. 26, 2019 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Column: Which Aztecs could hear their name called in the 2021 NFL Draft?

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // January 11, 2021

Playing in the NFL is a dream shared by any player who steps onto a football field. Despite a shortened college football season due to the pandemic, the...

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Opinion: The NFL's decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

Opinion: The NFL’s decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // August 13, 2020

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in July that fans can expect to hear "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing”, traditionally known as the Black national...

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SDSU junior center Keith Ismael looks down the field during the Aztecs' 23-14 win over UCLA on Sept. 7 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

Column: What does Keith Ismael’s future hold in Washington?

by Dustin Magallanes, Contributor // June 10, 2020

Having a great offensive line is as close as you can get to a cheat code in the NFL. Of the eight division winners from last season, all but one team...

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Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin,...

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Latinx community should rally behind black-led movements

Latinx community should rally behind black-led movements

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

As I watched the Super Bowl Halftime unfold, I faced a wave of conflicting emotions. On the one hand, it was delightful to have two Latina women headline...

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Rashaad Penny is all smiles during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Rashaad Penny drafted No. 27 overall by the Seattle Seahawks

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // April 26, 2018

San Diego State senior running back Rashaad Penny was drafted with the No. 27 pick by the Seattle Seahawks on the first night of the 2018 NFL draft on...

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Retired NFL player Kyle Turley gets candid about cannabis

Retired NFL player Kyle Turley gets candid about cannabis

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // April 18, 2018

Kyle Turley is a retired NFL football player who played for San Diego State during the 1993-97 seasons, and was inducted into the Aztec Hall of Fame back...

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Why I can’t support the NFL and what it condones anymore

by Chance Page , Contributor // November 1, 2017

The National Football League is in turmoil. Those who oppose the widespread protests NFL players are making against racial inequality and police brutality,...

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