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

Aztecs prepare for rematch against Stanford

by Abraham Jewett, Sports Editor // August 29, 2018

The last time San Diego State football played Stanford University, SDSU fans stormed the field at SDCCU Stadium after an upset victory in the third game...

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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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Stories to watch in 2018

by Zach Engberg and Will Fritz // January 17, 2018

Presidential search The California State University Board of Trustees has started to narrow down candidates to permanently take over the role of San...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny attempts a run to the left side during SDSU's 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

Penny’s historic night not enough for SDSU against Army in Armed Forces Bowl

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

Senior running back Rashaad Penny made history in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, rushing for a bowl-record 221 yards on a season-low 14 carries...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny hurdles two Boise State defenders during SDSU's 31-14 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 14.

Anatomy of a Heisman Trophy snub

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // December 22, 2017

Rashaad Penny had just completed the game of his life. San Diego State’s All-American senior running back ran for 222 yards with three total touchdowns...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny runs ahead of the Nevada defense during SDSU's 42-23 win over the Wolf Pack on Nov. 18.

Aztecs close season with ground battle vs. Army

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // December 19, 2017

A whirlwind season will end in a Texas-sized bowl game as San Diego State football heads to Fort Worth on Dec. 23 to take on Army West Point (9-3) in the...

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Marshall Faulk is honored before an SDSU football game vs. Hawaii in the 2016 season.

Marshall Faulk suspended by NFL Network amidst sexual harassment allegations

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // December 11, 2017

The NFL Network announced Monday night that it has suspended San Diego State alumnus and former football star Marshall Faulk. Faulk was one of four employees...

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DA Preplay – Women’s Basketball Preview

December 9, 2017

https://youtu.be/Pb_8q5LLJXY Daily Aztec Sports talks women's basketball with guest host Tony Zarate, and retries the "Fair or Foul" segment with Zach's...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny stretches to the outside on a run during SDSU's 34-28 win over Northern Illinois on Sept. 30.

Surprising bowl invite doesn’t dampen SDSU’s successful season

by Mayer Pohlod, Staff Columnist // December 6, 2017

At the end of September, emotions and expectations were high. Coming out of its exciting upset win over the Stanford Cardinal on Sept. 16, SDSU jumped...

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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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Sophomore running back Juwan Washington, senior wide receiver Mikah Holder, sophomore linebacker Kyavha Tezino and senior fullback Nick Bawden lead SDSU onto the field before its opening game win over UC Davis Sept. 2.

Football to face Army in the Armed Forces Bowl

by Zach Engberg and Abraham Jewett // December 3, 2017

There was a point during the 2017 San Diego State football season when a bid to a New Year's Six Bowl – the pinnacle of success for an FBS team –...

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

Penny, Kelly among Aztecs honored by Mountain West

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // November 30, 2017

San Diego State football senior running back Rashaad Penny was named the Mountain West Offensive and Special Teams Player of the Year by the conference...

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