Rashaad Penny is Worth the Price of Admission

June 25, 2017

  San Diego State’s Senior running back, Rashaad Penny, may not be a household name just yet, but he soon will be. The 5’11’ 220 lb back has played a supporting roll behind the NCAA all-time leading rusher, Donnel Pumphrey, for three years, but is poised be the star in 2017. After a 1,000 yard campaign in 2016, in which he averaged 7.5 yards per carry and scored 14 touchdowns…

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A Glance at the 2017 SDSU Aztec Football Season

June 21, 2017

  Times have not been better for SDSU football since the Marshall Faulk days. The Aztecs are coming off back-to-back Mountain West Conference Championships. In 2015, the Aztecs finished with a record of 11-3, while going undefeated (8-0) in Mountain West play. Last year they also finished 11-3, but 6-2 in conference play. The football team is also coming off of convincing back-to-back bowl game wins, defeating Cincinnati 42-7 in…

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Potential New Teams for Ex-Chargers Fans

March 19, 2017

                                                                       Credit: San Diego Reader   For two years, the fans of the San Diego Chargers had to endure the tyranny of the NFL and owner Dean Spanos. Was the future of the team in L.A….

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NFL Combine Recap: Aztecs are Athletes, Too

March 8, 2017

In many ways, the NFL Combine is a silly and over-commercialized endeavor. There’s no doubt that watching large men in tights go through drills meant for practice fields may not be worthy of the level of attention it draws. Even for NFL coaches and executives, little may truly change in terms of their player evaluations based on a player’s broad jump or 40 time. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t…

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Four Aztecs Who Could Be Selected in the 2017 NFL Draft

February 15, 2017

Coming off their second top-25 finish in school history, the San Diego State Aztec football team could see four players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft. Last year’s Aztecs were led by four seniors, who in late April, may find themselves drafted by an NFL team. Let’s take a closer look at each one, listed in order of highest possible draft order. Nico Siragusa, Guard, 6’3” 324lbs. The former Mater…

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Football in San Diego Lives On With the SDSU Aztecs

January 14, 2017

  Dean Spanos and the NFL committed the ultimate betrayal on the city of San Diego Thursday morning. Not only did Dean and company decide to relocate the Chargers to rival city, Los Angeles, but they tried to make the city of San Diego look like the bad guys in the process. On top of this, Spanos decided the best way to make the announcement was through a letter released…

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The Awkwardness of an All-Time Mark- The Dayne/Pumphrey Situation

December 18, 2016

Records, they say, are made to be broken. They signify the highest level of personal achievement in sports. They accompany the proverbial G.O.A.T.’s of our day, “Greatest of All Time”’s like Phelps, Ruth, and Jordan. They let us know, simply and suddenly, that we have witnessed something that has never happened before. This Saturday, a record was broken. It happened on a toss play to the right, a red-and-black clad…

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Donnel Pumphrey: The Road to 6,405

December 18, 2016

Donnel Pumphrey will leave San Diego State this year with a list of accomplishments longer than any recent college running back. Let’s take a look at where it all started. His freshman season, he averaged 6.0 yards per carry on 125 touches for 752 total yards on the ground and 10 (eight rushing, two receiving) touchdowns as a backup. His sophomore year, he established himself as a starter. During his…

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2016 Las Vegas Bowl Recap: Aztecs Win 34-10

December 17, 2016

The last game of the season for the San Diego State Aztecs was a very interesting matchup against the Houston Cougars, in the always wild and crazy Las Vegas Bowl. Houston has been a little tough to figure out this year, as they have two of the most unlikely victories this season in CFB, beating both Oklahoma and Louisville, who were ranked #3 at the time. At the same time…

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Las Vegas Bowl Live Blog

December 17, 2016

Aztecs get opening kickoff and lose 6 on first play from scrimmage, forced to go 3 and out… Cougars respond with an 3-and-out of their own…. so far, field position game is favoring Houston. Aztecs 2nd series loses a total of 10 yards and ends with a punt.  So far, SDSU offense has 6 plays for -10 yards.  At first glance, it appears the SDSU offensive line is having serious…

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The Las Vegas Bowl: San Diego State vs Houston

December 16, 2016

  San Diego State (10-3) vs Houston Cougars (9-3) Saturday, December 17 at 12:30 PST on ABC Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada   The back-to-back Mountain West Champions San Diego State Aztecs have accepted an invitation to take on the Houston Cougars in what will be their seventh consecutive bowl game. San Diego State is rolling more than ever, as they have just recorded only their second ten-win season…

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#24 SDSU @ Wyoming: A Bitter Ending for the Aztecs

November 19, 2016

San Diego State came into this game seeking their first ranked win since November of 1977. They would fall just one point short of that goal, meanwhile snapping their 17- game conference winning streak. The afternoon thriller carried the fan’s attention from opening kickoff all the way into the fourth quarter, where two touchdowns were scored within the final minute and thirty seconds. Scoring Summary Rashaad Penny received and dashed…

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