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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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Freshman safety Tariq Thompson intercepts a pass against New Mexico on Nov. 24.

SDSU football: 2017 season in review

by Zach Engberg and Abraham Jewett // November 29, 2017

Offense:  Ground and pound is the name of the game for San Diego State football. Anchored by an offensive line with only one returning starter – who...

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

Aztecs react to Rashaad Penny’s Doak Walker Award snub

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

San Diego State football senior running back Rashaad Penny was not chosen on Monday as one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, which honors the...

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Senior fullback Nick Bawden runs with the ball during the Aztecs 31-14 loss to Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 14, at SDCCU Stadium.

Loss should not dampen dream SDSU season

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // October 18, 2017

San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long recites the same adage every year after the Aztecs lose their first game: going undefeated in college football...

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Junior defensive end Noble Hall dances during a 2017 practice.

Hall making the switch to defensive end

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // August 28, 2017

In a game of inches, a shift of just a few feet can make a big difference. San Diego State defensive lineman Noble Hall, coming into his junior year, is...

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SDSU redshirt sophomore cornerback Ron Smith participating in a drill during fall practice.

Smith will need to step up for SDSU football

by Zach Engberg, Sports Editor // August 16, 2017

Then redshirt freshman cornerback Ron Smith stepped in front of the pass from University of Houston senior quarterback Greg Ward Jr., mid-sprint, intercepting...

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