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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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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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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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Four Aztecs signed as undrafted free agents to NFL rosters

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // April 25, 2020

Following the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft, undrafted San Diego State football athletes got the chance to sign as free agents to NFL rosters. Among...

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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.

Aztecs’ Keith Ismael selected in fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 156th overall

by Kyle Betz, Assistant Sports Editor // April 25, 2020

San Diego State junior center Keith Ismael was highly regarded as the first and only SDSU player to be taken off the board in the 2020 NFL Draft. Saturday...

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NFL draft prospect from SDSU accused of emotional, physical abuse

by Bella Ross, News Editor // April 24, 2019

Note: This story includes explicit descriptions of domestic violence. He’s 6 feet 6 inches tall and 312 pounds. He’s a 2019 NFL draft prospect and...

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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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SDSU's NFL Draft streak snapped, Slater signs with Jaguars

SDSU’s NFL Draft streak snapped, Slater signs with Jaguars

by Anthony Reclusado, Assistant Sports Editor // April 30, 2016

This story has been updated. Despite two towering figures headlining the San Diego State football team’s draft prospects, not one player from the...

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Aztecs hope to hear names called in NFL Draft

Aztecs hope to hear names called in NFL Draft

by Ryan Posner, Staff Writer // April 30, 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft begins Thursday and runs through Saturday in Chicago, as hundreds of college football players will wait to hear their name called. Two...

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Stanford QB Andrew Luck will be selected first overall by the Indianapolis Colts in tonight’s draft. | MCT Campus

Luck, Griffin III headline draft projections

by Staff // April 25, 2012

                      There isn’t much suspense at the...

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