Aztecs football

AZTEC DUO NAMED OCTOBER STARS OF THE MONTH

 

Baron and Barba are two of six amateur Stars of the Month honored.

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November 3, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer senior Victoria Barba (Albuquerque, N.M.) and sophomore kicker John Baron II (Temecula, Calif.) were named two of 16 Stars of the Month for October, selected by the San Diego Hall of Champions.

AZTEC SPORTS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/1: MEN'S BASKETBALL IS "BACK IN BUSINESS"

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

November 1, 2016 (San Diego) - With San Diego State men's basketball's first game on Thursday against UC San Diego, basketball head coach Steve Fisher joined football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and defensive end Dakota Turner for their weekly press conference.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S JOHN BARON NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

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Baron earns league weekly accolade for the first time of his career

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November 1, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State sophomore kicker John Baron (Temecula, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first weekly league accolade for Baron.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: PUMPHREY FIFTH IN NCAA ALL-TIME RUSHING, SAN DIEGO STATE ROLLS UTAH STATE 40-13

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October 28, 2016 (Logan, Ut.) - Donnel Pumphrey ran for 223 yards, moving into the top five on the NCAA career list, and Juwan Washington added 137 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego State's 40-13 victory over Utah State on Friday night.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: THE LAST FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

October 25, 2016 (San Diego) - With their last Friday night game of the season against Utah State this week, San Diego State head coach Rocky Long, senior linebacker Austin Wyatt-Thayer and junior running back and kick returner Rashaad Penny spoke to media at this week's press conference.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: PUMPHREY BREAKS ANOTHER FAULK RECORD AS AZTECS BULLDOZE SAN JOSE STATE 42-3

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By Liz Alper

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October 22, 2016 (San Diego) - Aztec football continued Mountain West play tonight against San Jose State.  It was also their second Friday night game in a row.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED A CBS SPORTS MIDSEASON ALL-AMERICAN

 

Pumphrey one of four unanimous selections on the midseason team

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October 18, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named a CBS Sports Midseason All-American, CBSSports.com announced Tuesday. Pumphrey is one of only four unanimous selections on the team, which was voted on by a panel of college football experts from CBSSports.com and 247Sports.com.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS REDUX

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

October 18, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs are playing on Friday night again, so coach Rocky Long, junior fullback Nick Bawden, junior defensive end Dakota Turner and redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman sat down with the media for a weekly press conference.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/4: CONFERENCE PLAY BEGINS

 

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Photos and story by Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy, Assistant Athletic Director - Media Relations

October 4, 2016 (San Diego) - With the University of Nevada-Las Vegas looming on Saturday night and with that, the beginning of Mountain West conference play, San Diego State Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, senior safety Malik Smith, and junior running back Rashaad Penny took the media's questions today.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/20: BYE WEEK BLUES

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy of Jen Heisel, Assistant Media Relations Director, San Diego State

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - With a much-deserved bye week this week after two big wins against Cal and Northern Illinois, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior running back/wide receiver Rashaad Penny sat down with the media at their weekly press conference.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND TANNER BLAIN NAMED MW PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Blain (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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September 19, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Tanner Blain (Lindenhurst, Ill.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Blain garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

AZTEC FOOTBALL: WIN STREAK REACHES 13 WITH 14-POINT VICTORY AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS

 

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September 18, 2016 (DeKalb, Ill.) - Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 220 yards and three touchdowns and Christian Chapman threw for a career-high three touchdowns of his own as San Diego State overcame a late rally in a 42-28 win over Northern Illinois Saturday in DeKalb, Ill.

SDSU FOOTBALL: DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED MAXWELL AWARD PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey ran for 281 yards and three touchdowns in Aztecs’ 45-40 win over Cal

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September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, the Maxwell Football Club announced Thursday.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE WITH ROCKY LONG: GOING ON THE ROAD

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy of SDSU Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After a heart-stopping 45-40 win against Cal on Saturday, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, senior running back Donnel Pumphrey, Kick returner Rashaad Penny and cornerback Derek Babiash sat down with the media for their weekly press conference.

SDSU FOOTBALL: MUNSON NAMED LOTT IMPACT PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

This is Munson’s second-career Lott IMPACT Player of the Week honor

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September 13, 2016 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - San Diego State senior linebacker Calvin Munson has been named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced today. In recognition of Munson’s performance, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation will make a $1,000 donation to the general scholarship fund at SDSU.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND RASHAAD PENNY WIN MOUNTAIN WEST WEEKLY HONORS

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Penny (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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Photo: Rashaad Penny (left) and Donnel Pumphrey via goaztecs.com

September 12, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced today. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Penny garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: LOOKING AHEAD TO CAL

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After a shutout win against the University of New Hampshire last week, Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, safety Malik Smith and quarterback Christian Chapman regrouped at the Fowler Athletic Center at SDSU to look ahead to this Saturday's game against the Cal Golden Bears.

AZTECS ARE READY FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

 

By Liz Alper

Player photo from left to right:  Christian Chapman, Calvin Munson and Nico Siragusa


August 30, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long and redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman, linebacker Calvin Munson and offensive lineman Nico Siragusa held a press conference today at SDSU.  They talked about Saturday's upcoming season opener against the University of New Hampshire.

KAZEE NAMED USA TODAY PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICAN

 

Senior cornerback lands on second team

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August 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior cornerback Damontae Kazee has been named a 2016 preseason second-team All-American by USA Today, the publication revealed on Thursday. The honor is one of many for the San Bernardino product, who was named the preseason Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SDSU FOOTBALL PICKED TO WIN MW WEST; SWEEPS PRESEASON AWARDS

 

Pumphrey (offensive), Kazee (defensive) and Penny (special teams) each named MW preseason players of the year

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Photo: Damontae Kazee via goaztecs.com

July 26, 2016 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State football team swept the preseason awards and captured all 29 first-place votes en route to being picked to win the West Division of the Mountain West in the 2016 preseason poll, the league announced Tuesday in Las Vegas. The Aztecs became just the second unanimous preseason pick in MW history (TCU in 2010).

SAN DIEGO STATE OF MIND: SDSU CELEBRATES HOMECOMING 2015

Pep rally march, war memorial ceremony and homecoming carnival among events

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November 11, 2015 (San Diego)--San Diego State University will host several events this week, leading up to its nationally televised homecoming football game against the Wyoming Cowboys at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Qualcomm Stadium.

 

Aztecs of all ages are invited back to campus to share in SDSU's Aztec pride with weeklong Homecoming 2015 events and are invited to follow the hashtag #SDSUHomecoming2015 on Twitter and Instagram.

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