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San Diego State football-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr. (#36) helps lay a hit on a Brigham Young receiver during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Five Aztecs sign to NFL teams as undrafted free agents

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 3, 2021

Following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft on May 1, five former San Diego State football players signed with NFL teams. Safeties Tariq Thompson,...

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San Diego State football then-sophomore cornerback Darren Hall returns a fumble for a touchdown during the Aztecs 48-11 victory over Central Michigan on Dec. 21, 2019 at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Atlanta Falcons take Darren Hall with 108th pick in 2021 NFL Draft

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 1, 2021

After 134 career tackles, six interceptions and three forced fumbles in four years with San Diego State football, junior Darren Hall is NFL bound. The...

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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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SDSU then-junior safety Tariq Thompson tackles San José State then-freshman running back Kairee Robinson during the Aztecs’ 27-17 victory over the Spartans on Oct. 19, 2019 at CEFCU Stadium. The win improved the Aztecs record to 6-1.

Aztecs return to Carson for matchup against high-scoring San José State offense

by Andrew Finley, Contributor // November 6, 2020

San Diego State football welcomes San José State in a pivotal Mountain West Conference matchup tonight, Nov. 6, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson,...

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One year since Nipsey Hussle’s death, student-athletes describe the artist’s impact

One year since Nipsey Hussle’s death, student-athletes describe the artist’s impact

by Luis Lopez, Staff Writer // March 31, 2020

One year ago, the music community was left in shock when Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his store in South Los Angeles. Following...

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Column: Our generation mourns the death of Kobe Bryant

Column: Our generation mourns the death of Kobe Bryant

by Aaron Tolentino, Sports Editor // January 28, 2020

It was about 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, and I was getting dressed for church. My roommate announced across the hallway: “Kobe died.” Halfway...

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SDSU junior tight end Parker Houston celebrates the game-winning touchdown against Air Force on Oct. 12 at SDCCU Stadium.

Column: SDSU thriving in close games during five-game winning streak

by Kyle Betz, Staff Writer // October 17, 2018

At the halfway point of the San Diego State football season, the Aztecs (5-1) have collected five straight come-from-behind victories. Three of the five...

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Junior tight end Parker Houston is lifted up in the end zone by his teammates after catching a second quarter touchdown during the Aztecs 23-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Sept. 22 at SDCCU Stadium.

Aztecs win, 23-20, in overtime thriller against Eastern Michigan

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Writer // September 23, 2018

John Baron II walked off the field after missing a 36-yard field goal, one which could’ve given San Diego State football a second half lead against Eastern...

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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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