SDSU’s Jalen McDaniels to declare for the NBA Draft, won’t hire an agent

March 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA San Diego State redshirt freshman Jalen McDaniels has announced, via his Twitter account, that he will be declaring for the 2018 NBA Draft, with Mark Zeigler confirming the declaration. However, he has chosen not to hire an agent, meaning that he can return to college if he so desires. This is a good way for a college athlete to gain some evaluation in front of NBA scouts…


Keys to Victory: San Diego State Aztecs vs Houston Cougars

March 14, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, San Diego State will play their first game in the 2018 NCAA tournament. They will play nationally ranked University of Houston, in what should be a very entertaining game. The Aztecs earned their way into this tournament by going on a nine-game winning streak. The streak included a couple of wins over Mountain West Conference regular season champions Nevada. Over that stretch, the Aztecs have found the…


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…


Three Aztecs Named Mountain West Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

February 8, 2018

The calendar is approaching mid-February, and with the conclusion of the Super Bowl, people are beginning to turn their attention to baseball. Spring training begins soon for MLB, meaning fans can watch exhibition games until Opening Day. For those who want to watch meaningful games, college baseball is approaching, with some teams beginning the season as early as this weekend (Feb. 9-11). Baseball America recently released their Mountain West Preview…


Fresh Aztec Squad Rides Stifling Defense to 81-50 Victory

February 4, 2018

In the days approaching San Diego State’s matchup with Air Force, coach Brian Dutcher stressed that the team needed to find a “defensive identity.” On Saturday night, they took an important step in finding that identity. The Aztecs, who were fresh off Wednesday’s bye, began the game on a 23-7 run in the first 12 minutes, relying on stifling defense and a hot start from three-point range. They kept Air…


SDSU Freshman Jalen McDaniels is San Diego’s Next Star

January 17, 2018

During the holidays, a friend of mine came to visit from Cleveland. He clearly fell in love with how beautiful this city is. He then asked a question I didn’t have an answer for. He asked me, “Who is the biggest sports star in San Diego?” At first I thought of Rashaad Penny, but he is off to the NFL. Then I thought Wil Myers, but after his 2017 season…


No Road Meltdown for Aztecs in Fort Collins, Avoiding Upset Against CSU Rams

January 3, 2018

Moby Gymnasium, Fort Collins, Colorado The San Diego State men’s basketball team opened the new year with CSU at their hands Tuesday night. The team performed well just south of its disastrous game last week in Laramie against Wyoming. The Aztecs entered the contest with a 9-4 record after bouncing back with a satisfying twenty-point victory at home against Utah State. Colorado State entered the night 8-7 after defeating San…


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…


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…


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…


Where’s The Show? The Rise and Fall of the SDSU Student Section

December 11, 2017

The date was February 26, 2011. The scene; Viejas Arena. The San Diego State Aztecs, ranked fourth in the country, were taking on their bitter rivals in the seventh-ranked BYU Cougars. To call the place packed was an understatement. Leading the crowd that day was the feared SDSU student section, better known as The Show. Made up of a boisterous group of die-hard fans, The Show was filled to the…


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…