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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.

Column: Aztecs success on the ground may rely on ability to find back up

by Kareem Jones, Contributor // August 22, 2018

San Diego State football has been known to produce some of the best running backs the country has ever seen. Year after year, the Aztecs put on a show...

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Straight From the Bench – Juwan Washington talks Armed Forces Bowl

Straight From the Bench – Juwan Washington talks Armed Forces Bowl

December 21, 2017

Sophomore running back Juwan Washington talks about the upcoming bowl game and the team's reaction to Penny's Heisman finalist placement. Producer...

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

Penny misses final Heisman cut

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // December 4, 2017

The Heisman Trophy Trust announced the three finalists for the 2017 Heisman Trophy award on Monday afternoon, leaving senior San Diego State running back...

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Rashaad Penny runs  the ball in the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18.

Penny runs wild in SDSU’s 35-10 season-ending victory over New Mexico

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // November 24, 2017

The first time San Diego State senior running back Rashaad Penny touched the ball, only a shoestring tackle kept him out of the end zone. Penny’s...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny makes a cut on his way to a touchdown in the third quarter of SDSU's 52-7 win over San Jose State.

Aztecs’ ground and pound punishes San Jose State in 52-7 win

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // November 4, 2017

What a difference two weeks can make in the wild Mountain West Conference. After a short hiatus, San Diego State football has officially rediscovered...

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Junior offensive lineman Ryan Pope (77) and redshirt freshman Keith Ismael (60) look on from the bench during the Aztecs 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

SDSU mauled by Bulldogs, 27-3

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

This was not the homecoming game that San Diego State football envisioned. The Aztecs, only one week removed from a 6-0 start and No. 19 ranking in...

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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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Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for open field during a run in SDSU's 34-28 win over Northern Illinois.

Aztecs remain undefeated with victory over Rebels

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 7, 2017

No. 19 San Diego State football improved to 6-0 on the season, defeating the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 41-10.  Both teams wore red ribbon emblems...

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DA Preplay – SDSU at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

DA Preplay – SDSU at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

October 7, 2017

  Daily Aztec Sports presents a preview of SDSU's game at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to be played Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 7:45 p.m....

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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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Sophomore cornerback Ron Smith intercepts a pass during the second quarter of SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford University.

SDSU topples No. 19 Stanford, 20-17

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 17, 2017

Lifetime San Diego State football fan and San Diego native Gregg Anderson stood on the field next to his son, still in shock after watching the Aztecs...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny prances for a touchdown during SDSU's 38-17 win over UC Davis.

Aztecs’ ground attack too much for UC Davis in 38-17 victory

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 2, 2017

It was a scorcher of a Saturday night for the first game of the 2017 San Diego State football season, where the defending Mountain West Conference champions...

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