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Freshman safety Tariq Thompson intercepts a pass against New Mexico on Nov. 24.

SDSU football: 2017 season in review

by Zach Engberg and Abraham Jewett // November 29, 2017

Offense:  Ground and pound is the name of the game for San Diego State football. Anchored by an offensive line with only one returning starter – who...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny carries the ball during SDSU’s 27-3 loss to Fresno on Oct. 21.

Aztecs ready to run past the Wolf Pack

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 15, 2017

San Diego State football returns from its bye week on Saturday, Nov. 18, when it takes on the University of Nevada in a Mountain West Conference game with...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny avoids two NIU defenders during a run during SDSU's 34-28 win on Sept. 30.

SDSU reacts to Las Vegas tragedy before game against UNLV

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 4, 2017

San Diego State football puts its undefeated record on the line on Saturday, Oct. 7, when it travels to Las Vegas to face University of Nevada, Las Vegas...

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Senior safety Kameron Kelly intercepts an NIU pass at the goal line during the fourth quarter of SDSU's 34-28 win.

Football enters new era of team success

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Columnist // October 4, 2017

Good football at San Diego State is nothing new. Fans have been spoiled in recent years with two consecutive Mountain West Conference championships,...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny fights off two Stanford tacklers during a run during SDSU's 20-17 win over the Cardinal.

SDSU football sprints into home matchup with Northern Illinois

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 27, 2017

San Diego State football will wrap up its nonconference schedule on Saturday, Sept. 30, when it faces off against Northern Illinois University for the...

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Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring celebrates his touchdown during SDSU's opening game win over UC Davis.

Football fights off Falcons, lightning storm in 28-24 comeback victory

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 23, 2017

No. 22 ranked San Diego State defeated the Air Force Falcons 28-24 on Saturday, overcoming an 88-minute-long lightning delay at the midpoint of the second...

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SDSU senior running back Rashaad Penny autographing a young fan's football poster at Fan Fest.

Fans get their first look at 2017 SDSU football at Fan Fest

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // August 21, 2017

San Diego State football hosted it’s annual Fan Fest at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 19, with those in attendance able to watch the team’s first...

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SDSU redshirt sophomore cornerback Ron Smith participating in a drill during fall practice.

Smith will need to step up for SDSU football

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

Then redshirt freshman cornerback Ron Smith stepped in front of the pass from University of Houston senior quarterback Greg Ward Jr., mid-sprint, intercepting...

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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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Junior wide receiver Quest Truxton returns a punt.

SDSU outdueled by Wyoming, 34-33

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 19, 2016

All great things must come to an end. And on Saturday in Laramie, Wyo., No. 24 San Diego State football's 17-game Mountain West conference winning streak...

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Aztecs set to clash with the Cowboys in Wyoming

Aztecs set to clash with the Cowboys in Wyoming

by Austin Gayle, Staff Columnist // November 16, 2016

San Diego State football (9-1, 6-0 MW) is set to take on the University of Wyoming (7-3, 5-1 MW) on Saturday, Nov. 19 for the second consecutive road contest...

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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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