4:17 PM EDT, Thu October 19, 2017

SDSU students provide big boost to Aztecs football crowds

Among the perfect storm of factors creating an atmosphere this season at San Diego State football games is an unprecedented number of SDSU students attending the games. Steve Schnall, SDSU executive associate athletic director for external services, said nearly 8,000 students came to the game two...

5 Things to Watch: Northern Illinois at No. 19 Aztecs

With each win this season, the No. 19-ranked San Diego State football team has sent archivists digging deeper into the school’s record book. A win against a Power Five school (at Arizona State), a win over a ranked Power Five school (vs. Stanford) and a victory as a ranked team (at Air Force),...

Baldwin has overcome doubters to have big impact at safety

Relaxing on a couch in San Diego State’s Fowler Athletic Center, Parker Baldwin looks like any other student who stepped off the street for some quiet time between classes. There is little to indicate he is a starting safety on the 19th-ranked football team in the country. With pale blue eyes and...

Scouting report: Northern Illinois at Aztecs

No. 19-ranked San Diego State returns home this week for another of what head coach Rocky Long calls an “opportunity game” — which he distinguishes in importance from Mountain West conference contests — this one against Northern Illinois of the Mid-American Conference. The Aztecs are 5-0 in the...

Aztecs' Rashaad Penny is Mountain West Player of Week for record fourth straight week

The Rashaad Penny Offensive Player of the Week award was announced Monday morning. It is still officially called the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week, but Penny has made it his own this year. San Diego State’s senior running back has earned the offensive honor all four weeks this season,...

3 things we learned in the Aztecs' win over Air Force

Three things we learned from San Diego State’s 28-24 victory Saturday night over Air Force: 1. Overcoming adversity pays dividends. Miserable doesn’t begin to describe the game’s conditions. SDSU head coach Rocky Long and offensive coordinator Jeff Horton said they had never seen anything like...

Aztecs move up in latest football rankings

San Diego State moved up in the national rankings Sunday morning, hours after winning a game for the first time in 40 years as a ranked team. SDSU jumped up three spots to No. 19 in the AP poll and moved up four slots to No. 21 in the Amway Coaches poll. (South Florida, the only other Group of...

Comeback win continues Aztecs' charged season

There can be little doubt now about the electricity emanating from the San Diego State football team. This is what the Aztecs had to do. This is the proof required. A skeptical public, the preoccupied national media and provincial coaches who vote in polls. On a wet, windy and wild night, SDSU...

Aztecs win thriller at Air Force 28-24

One week it’s not enough light. The next week it’s too much. Lightning struck again and again and again Saturday night at Air Force’s at Falcon Stadium. No. 22-ranked San Diego State was able to bottle up enough of it for a 28-24 victory over the Falcons that provided the Aztecs with their first...

First play vs. Air Force moves Rashaad Penny past 2,000 career yards

It wasn’t a question of if San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny would reach 2,000 career rushing yards in Saturday’s game at Air Force. It was a matter of when. Penny, who came into the game leading the nation in rushing with 196 yards a game, needed only four yards to reach the milestone....

CBS analyst loves his hometown Aztecs

Aaron Taylor had some extra work to do this week before resuming his preparation for Saturday’s national telecast of one of his favorite team’s games. So it was that as he spoke about the San Diego State football program Monday afternoon, Taylor was standing in Grestides market on Columbus and...

Faulk, Padres set for Celebrate San Diego Tailgate

The jumping off point for his football career, San Diego didn’t truly open Marshall Faulk’s eyes to all it had to offer until after he first moved away. After he piled up 62 career touchdowns at San Diego State. After he put the Aztecs in the national spotlight during three mind-boggling seasons....

Aztecs eye first win in 40 years as a ranked team when they go to Air Force

San Diego State initiated the “Rise to 25” campaign three years ago with the notion of SDSU football becoming a top 25 program on an annual basis. And, indeed, the Aztecs have risen into the national rankings each of the past two seasons. SDSU improved to 3-0 this year with Saturday’s 20-17 win...

SDSU's Kameron Kelly is a model of supreme confidence

Kameron Kelly has never lacked athletic confidence. Not when he was a toddler tackling every pillow in his house. Not at Wylie High School in Texas, where in his senior season Kelly passed for more than 800 yards, ran for more than 560, caught another 950 worth, and recorded seven interceptions...

SDSU coach Rocky Long and his staff don't have luxury of savoring big wins

While San Diego State fans were able to savor the Stanford victory over the weekend — and beyond — SDSU head coach Rocky Long and his staff had already moved on hours later in preparation for this week’s game against Air Force. Longtime Aztecs fans had endured 36 years between victories over ranked...

Aztecs Player News

  • Rashaad Penny

    Rashaad Penny

    Rashaad Penny posts SDSU's 25th 1,000-yard season in school history

  • Juwan Washington

    Juwan Washington

    Aztecs' Juwan Washington earns Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week

  • Christian Chapman

    Christian Chapman

    Rashaad Penny posts SDSU's 25th 1,000-yard season in school history

  • Trey Kell

    Trey Kell

    SDSU picked second in MW preseason hoops poll

  • Kameron Kelly

    Kameron Kelly

    Gouging incident mars Aztecs' 34-28 win over Northern Illinois

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