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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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Redshirt freshman receiver Isiah Macklin hauls in a touchdown reception during SDSU's Fan Fest.

Freshmen shine at football Fan Fest

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Columnist // August 23, 2017

It was a beautiful day for preseason football at Qualcomm Stadium as the San Diego State football team held its annual Fan Fest, where fans came out to...

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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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Donnel Pumphrey carries the ball for the Aztecs.

SDSU crushes Houston in Las Vegas Bowl, 34-10

by Austin Gayle, Staff Columnist // December 17, 2016

Anchored by its defense and captained by senior running back Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State football (11-3) scored 34 unanswered points to beat the University...

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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 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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Sophomore linebacker Ronley Lakalaka (39) and junior safety Kameron Kelly (7) celebrate after Lakalaka's interception.

Aztecs complete first shutout in MW play with 55-0 win over Hawaii

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // November 5, 2016

Fittingly, in San Diego State football's 55-0 victory over University of Hawaii, its most dominant win of the 2016 season, no one player stole the spotlight. Seven...

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Senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (19) flies by a diving SJSU defender, on his way to a rushing touchdown.

SDSU rushes for 400 yards in 40-13 victory over Utah State

by Zach Engberg, Assistant Sports Editor // October 28, 2016

In its third consecutive Friday night showing, San Diego State football cruised to a 40-13 victory over Utah State, extending its Mountain West winning...

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Who will be Donnel Pumphrey’s backup next season for SDSU football?

by Ryan Posner, Sports Editor // March 9, 2016

One of the unsung heroes from last year’s San Diego State football offense was senior backup running back Chase Price. Although, it’s hard to be...

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SDSU's second-team defense falls flat, Washington impresses

SDSU’s second-team defense falls flat, Washington impresses

by Patrick Carr, Sports Editor // August 11, 2015

San Diego State football's first-team defense has been praised, written and talked about a lot this summer. And with eight starters returning from a unit...

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