SDSU Football Roster Analysis: The Offense

August 12, 2018

The calendar flipped to August recently, which means that the 2018 college football season is just around the corner. This year, the San Diego State Aztecs will travel to Palo Alto to face the Stanford Cardinals in the season opener on August 31. We will continue to do a weekly piece here at East Village Times taking an overview of the Aztecs’ roster and seeing if they have what it…

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Rashaad Penny Drafted in First Round Boosts Aztec Football

April 30, 2018

During the opening round of the NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected Rashaad Penny with the 27th overall selection. The former Aztec running back will begin his professional career in the Pacific Northwest. His selection there came as a bit of a surprise to many draft pundits, as they expected Penny to go either in the second or third round. However, Seattle was needing a big running back in the…

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Where Will Rashaad Penny Land?

April 11, 2018

When the calendar flips to April, every football fan gets excited as it’s time for the NFL Draft. This year, every Aztec fan is anxious to find out exactly where Rashaad Penny will play the 2018 season. During his college career, Penny proved time and time again that he is a complete back worthy of NFL play. He should be drafted within the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL…

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Aztecs Football Will Send Four Players to NFL Combine

February 11, 2018

Now that both the college football season and the NFL season are over, the attention of the football world will turn to April’s NFL draft. But before we find out who gets to play where, the best prospects in the collegiate game will head to Indianapolis for the 2018 NFL combine. The number of players a school sends to this annual showcase is generally an excellent indicator of the level…

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Aztecs Add More Talent During First Signing Period

December 26, 2017

The first National Letter of Intent signing period brought a total of 17 new Aztecs to the program. The prospects came from as far away as Saskatoon, Canada and as close as down the road at Helix High School. Rocky Long built the foundation for the future, and addressed some immediate needs for depth. Recruiting continues to be on the rise, and this class is no different, ranking among the…

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Keys To Victory: SDSU vs Army

December 22, 2017

On Saturday December 23, the San Diego State Aztecs will play their final game of the year as they take on Army, in the Armed Forces Bowl. The game will be played in Fort Worth Texas in what is sure to be a pro-Army crowd. Look for coach Long to treat this game as a road game. Like we have done all season long, let’s take a look at what…

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Armed Forces Bowl Preview – Aztecs Face Vaunted Army Rushing Attack

December 22, 2017

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl San Diego State (10-2) vs. Army (9-3) Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas Saturday, December 23rd at 12:30 p.m. PST ESPN-TV The San Diego State Aztecs (10-2) are set to square off against the Army Black Knights (9-3) on Saturday, December 23rd at 12:30 PM in the Armed Forces Bowl at Fort Worth, Texas. The Aztecs were hoping to face a Power 5 school…

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The Rashaad Penny Snub is a Bad Look for College Football

December 8, 2017

On Monday, the Heisman Trophy committee came out with the list of the finalist for this year’s award. The players selected by the committee are as follows: Oklahoma QB- Baker Mayfield, Stanford RB- Bryce Love, and Louisville QB- Lamar Jackson. SDSU’s Rashaad Penny isn’t on the list, and I think that’s a big mistake. The decision makes the committee look lazy and totally disinterested in any player that doesn’t play…

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Aztecs Looking to Take Out Frustrations Against New Mexico

November 24, 2017

San Diego State Aztecs (9-2) vs University of New Mexico Lobos (3-8) Friday, November 24, 2017 12:30 CBBS SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, California Friday afternoon, San Diego State (9-2, 5-2 MW) will play their last regular season game against the University of New Mexico (3-8, 1-6 MW). This will be the last time this group of seniors will take the field at San Diego County Credit Union Stadium. If you…

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Keys to Victory: SDSU Aztecs vs UNM Lobos

November 24, 2017

On Friday, November 24th, the San Diego State Aztecs will play host to the New Mexico Lobos in the regular season finale for SDSU. This game will mark the final game in an Aztec uniform for Rashaad Penny at home. So if you’re done with your Black Friday shopping, swing by SDCCU Stadium to watch Penny play one final time in San Diego. Like we have done all season long…

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Why I’m Thankful for the Aztecs

November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving has always been a time that we can take a break from our daily routines and reflect on the things in our lives that mean the most to us. I have lots to be thankful for and I try to remember that throughout the year, not just during Thanksgiving.  As a sports fan, I’m thankful for the Aztecs, Coach Rocky Long, and Rashaad Penny. Being a football fan in…

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San Diego State Aztecs Football- November Recruiting Report

November 22, 2017

The November Recruiting Report After a hot start recruiting at the end of the summer, the commitments of future Aztec football players slowed down at the beginning of the season. The program usually does not conduct in-season official visits, and does few unofficial visits, to keep focused on the current season. Despite being in a traditionally slow recruiting period, the Aztecs have landed three more commitments to an already stacked…

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