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Junior cornerback Ron Smith (17) and sophomore linebacker Andrew Aleki tackle Stanford senior wide receiver Trenton Irwin following a catch during the Aztecs 31-10 loss to Stanford on Aug. 31 at Stanford Stadium.

Column: SDSU secondary must improve following poor play against Stanford

by Kyle Saunders, Staff Writer // September 1, 2018

The rematch of one of San Diego State’s best games last season was much like blockbuster movie sequels: it disappointed. SDSU had prepared for this...

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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 (20) pats senior wide receiver Mikah Holder (6) on the back during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium

Aztecs set to honor outgoing players on Senior Day

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

San Diego State football will honor its seniors prior to its game against University of New Mexico on Nov. 24 as part of Senior Day, which recognizes the...

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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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Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring celebrates his touchdown during SDSU's opening game win over UC Davis.

Football fights off Falcons, lightning storm in 28-24 comeback victory

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

No. 22 ranked San Diego State defeated the Air Force Falcons 28-24 on Saturday, overcoming an 88-minute-long lightning delay at the midpoint of the second...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny breaks across the goal line in SDSU's win over UC Davis.

Penny, pass rush punish Sun Devils in SDSU’s 30-20 win

by Abraham Jewett, Assistant Sports Editor // September 9, 2017

Rashaad Penny stole the show in the desert on Saturday night, as San Diego State’s senior running back logged a career-high 353 all-purpose yards and...

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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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Danny Gonzales brings calm to SDSU secondary

Danny Gonzales brings calm to SDSU secondary

by Patrick Carr, Sports Editor // September 9, 2015

One day during San Diego State football practice, sophomore linebacker Jay Henderson swatted a pass down at the line of scrimmage during skeleton drills,...

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SDSU football's Trey Lomax uses baseball to help him on gridiron

SDSU football’s Trey Lomax uses baseball to help him on gridiron

by Patrick Carr, Sports Editor // August 19, 2015

Imagine being a baseball outfielder. Now imagine a baseball being thrown at 94 miles per hour, the batter hitting the ball less than a second after it...

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#AztecFB Camp Report: Mixed reviews of hurry-up offense, Rodrigues out with hamstring injury

#AztecFB Camp Report: Mixed reviews of hurry-up offense, Rodrigues out with hamstring injury

by Patrick Carr, Sports Editor // August 15, 2015

Summer football practices are usually characterized by one thing: getting ready for the regular season. For a lot of teams, that means two-a-days, workouts...

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