Aztecs Upset Stanford 20-17, in Huge Victory for SDSU

September 17, 2017

The Aztecs defeated Stanford 20-17 after a game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter. The 40,000+ crowd at Jack Murphy was electric out of the gates. The vibe and environment were different from what most Aztec season regulars are used to. The Aztecs came into the game as nine-point underdogs to the powerhouse Stanford Cardinal. Stanford received the opening kickoff and the Aztecs’ defense shut them down to a three-and-out…

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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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SDSU @ Nevada Recap: Domination in the Desert

November 13, 2016

Well…like we all expected, this game wasn’t too much of  a competition for the Aztecs. The team rushed for a school-record 474 combined yards in the 46-16 blowout over the Wolf Pack. SDSU finished with 620 total offensive yards, their most since December 7, 2002 against the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors. Scoring Summary Rashaad Penny broke open the scoring gates with a monster 40-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter….

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Don Coryell; Father of the Modern NFL Passing Game Should be in HOF

October 22, 2016

It would be nearly impossible to overstate the importance of Don Coryell to the game of football. He was a revolutionary in many ways. Don Coryell was born in Seattle, Washington in 1924. After a stint in the Army as a paratrooper in World War II, Coryell went to the University of Washington where he was a DB. Following college and graduate school Coryell began a coaching career that few…

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#19 SDSU at South Alabama: Aztecs Looking to Prove Themselves

September 30, 2016

San Diego State (3-0) at South Alabama (2-2) Saturday October 1, 5 PM on ESPNews Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama The 19th ranked San Diego State Aztecs are coming off of a well deserved bye week. Now 3-0 and riding a 13-consecutive game winning streak, the Aztecs look to defend their undefeated record on the road in Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The South Alabama Jaguars are coming off of their second win of…

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San Diego State Aztecs Crack the Top 25 For the First Time in 21 years

September 19, 2016

San Diego, CA- Hey San Diego Sports Fans! It’s been a while since the last time you’ve seen me write for San Diego Sporting News and I’m thrilled to be now writing for the East Village Times! With that being said…..It’s time to party like its 1995 San Diego! After being snubbed by the voters for the first few weeks of the season, the San Diego State Aztecs cracked the…

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SDSU @ Northern Illinois: Preview of SDSU’s First Road Trip

September 15, 2016

San Diego State (2-0) at Northern Illinois (0-2) Saturday September 13, 12:30 PM on CBSSN Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, Illinois San Diego State (2-0), now riding a 12 game winning streak, put on a show last week in the Q taking down Cal (1-1) 45-40 while gaining the national attention and respect they deserve. This week the Aztecs head to DeKalb, Illinois to take on the Northern Illinois University Huskies (0-2). SDSU is…

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SDSU vs Cal Week 2 Preview: State Has Something to Prove

September 8, 2016

SAN DIEGO STATE (1-0) vs CALIFORNIA (1-0) Saturday September 10, 7:30 PM on CBSS Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego California This Saturday the California Golden Bears head down south to take on our San Diego State Aztecs. SDSU is riding high coming fresh off of a 31-0 win against New Hampshire, extending their win streak to eleven. On game day, it will officially be 350 days since the last time SDSU…

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