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SDSU FOOTBALL: WEST HILLS ALUM JACK BROWNING NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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November 29, 2022 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Jack Browning has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. An Aztec has now won the award five times (all over the last eight years), the most in the 24-year history of MW.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS FALL TO AIR FORCE ON SENIOR NIGHT 13-3

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November 26, 2022 (San Diego) - Visiting Air Force snapped San Diego State's three-game winning streak and spoiled the Aztecs' Senior Night festivities with a 13-3 triumph on Saturday at Snapdragon Stadium.


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WEST HILLS ALUM AND AZTEC FOOTBALL'S JACK BROWNING NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Browning earns second special teams award of the season

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November 21, 2022 (San Diego) - West Hills High alum and San Diego State senior Jack Browning has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the second MW weekly award of the season for Browning, who handles all three kicking duties for the Aztecs (7-4, 5-2 MW).


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SDSU FOOTBALL: BYRD PUNT RETURN SPURS AZTECS INTO STATEMENT WIN OVER SPARTANS

By Liz Alper
 
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November 12, 2022 (San Diego) - San Diego State Aztecs football hosted San Jose State tonight at Snapdragon Stadium.  If the Aztecs won tonight, they would become bowl eligible.

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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS HOLD OFF UNLV 14-10

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November 5, 2022 (San Diego) - The Aztec football team (5-4, 3-2 MW) forced four turnovers and held off UNLV (4-5, 2-3 MW) 14-10 at Snapdragon Stadium Saturday evening to extend their home winning streak to four games.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: HELIX ALUM MICHAEL SHAWCROFT NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Shawcroft had seven tackles, two TFLs, a sack and a forced fumble in SDSU’s win at Nevada

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October 24, 2022 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior linebacker Michael Shawcroft has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first conference weekly award for the San Diego native (Helix HS).


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS GET THEIR GROOVE BACK, DEFEAT NEVADA 23-7

By Liz Alper
 
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October 23, 2022 (Reno) - After a bye week, the Aztecs are back in action against Nevada tonight in the Silver State.
 
SDSU wasted no time.  Senior linebacker and Helix alumni Michael Shawcroft forced a fumble 40 seconds into the game and senior safety Patrick McMorris returned it for the touchdown.  West Hills alum Jack Browning nailed a 30-yard field goal and the Aztecs led 10-0 after one.

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WEST HILLS ALUM KICKS SDSU FOOTBALL TO WIN OVER HAWAII

By Liz Alper
 
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October 8, 2022 (San Diego) - The 2-3 (0-1 in the Mountain West) Aztecs host Hawaii tonight at Snapdragon Stadium.
 
The first half was scoreless until the end of the second when West Hills alum Jack Browning nailed a 45-yard field goal to put the Aztecs up 3-0 at the half.

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EL CAPITAN AND SDSU ALUM RYAN LINDLEY NAMED SDSU QUARTERBACKS COACH

Lindley is SDSU’s all-time leading passer

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October 3, 2022 (San Diego) - San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke announced Ryan Lindley, the school’s all-time passing leader, as an assistant coach on Monday. Lindley, who served as a graduate assistant coach with the Aztecs for part of the 2018 season and attended El Capitan High School, will coach the SDSU quarterbacks.


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FOOTBALL: LATE SCORE ROCKETS SDSU PAST TOLEDO 17-14

 

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September 24, 2022 (San Diego) - The Aztec football team (2-2) defeated Toledo (2-2) 17-14 Saturday afternoon at Snapdragon Stadium. After holding a lead for the first 57 minutes, SDSU went down 14-10 late in the fourth quarter and then responded with a game-winning drive capped off with a Jordan Byrd one-yard touchdown run with 41 seconds left.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: STYMIED IN UTAH

By Liz Alper 

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September 18, 2022 (Salt Lake City) - Aztecs football has had a shaky start to the season, but tonight, they traveled to face Utah.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS KNOCK OFF IDAHO STATE 38-7

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September 10, 2022 (San Diego) - The Aztec football team (1-1) earned their first win of the 2022 season with a 38-7 victory over Idaho State (0-2) Saturday evening at Snapdragon Stadium.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS FALL IN SNAPDRAGON OPENER

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September 3, 2022 (San Diego) - Making its Snapdragon Stadium debut in front of a national television audience, San Diego State was unable to overcome an early deficit on Saturday in a 38-20 loss to visiting Arizona in the season opener for both teams.


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BUFFALO BILLS DROP EX-AZTEC ARAIZA AMID RAPE ALLEGATIONS

By Miriam Raftery

August 28, 2022 (San Diego) – Days after a civil lawsuit filing accused Buffalo Bills punter Matt Araiza and two others of gang raping a 17-year-old girl while on the SDSU Aztecs football team last October, the Buffalo Bills have given the boot to the star punter.

“Our culture in Buffalo is more important than winning football games,” Brandon Beane, general manager for the Buffalo Bills, tweeted yesterday in announcing that Araiza has been released from the team. Araiza had been dubbed “Punt God” for the length and accuracy of his kicking. Araiza received the Ray Guy Award last November as the top punter nationwide in college football.


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CIVIL SUIT ACCUSES PLAYERS FROM AZTECS AND BUFFALO BILLS OF GANG RAPING GIRL, 17

UPDATE AS OF 8/27:  Bills have released Matt Araiza following allegations.

By Miriam Raftery

August 25, 2022 (San Diego) – Three current or former San Diego State University Aztecs football players, including one who is now a pro football player with the Buffalo Bills, are accused  in a civil lawsuit of gang-raping a 17-year-old girl during an off-campus Halloween party last year.


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EXPLORING SNAPDRAGON STADIUM: OUR FIRST TOUR OF SDSU'S NEW MISSION VALLEY VENUE

 

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, a member of the San Diego Online News Association

August 20, 2022 (San Diego) - The new home of San Diego State football, San Diego Wave women’s soccer and year-round entertainment was declared finished Friday — two years and two days after ground was broken in Mission Valley.


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SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 8/3: BACK IN ACTION

By Liz Alper

August 3, 2022 (San Diego) - With the start of the new season fast approaching, SDSU football head coach Brady Hoke sat down with the media today to answer questions.


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FIVE AZTEC FOOTBALL PLAYERS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR ALLEGED RAPE

UPDATE:  Head coach Brady Hoke has said that the Aztec football staff will assist with the investigation in any way they can.  He has said that SDSU football will hold the athletes accountable.  

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August 2, 2022 (San Diego) – San Diego Police and San Diego State University have launched investigations into five Aztec football players, who are accused of raping a 17-year-old girl during an off-campus house party on October 16, 2021.


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FOUR AZTECS DRAFTED AT 2022 NFL DRAFT

 

SDSU’s four draft picks overall match program’s most in seven-round era

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April 30, 2022 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State had three players selected on the final day of the 2022 NFL Draft Saturday in Las Vegas, including Daniel Bellinger, Matt Araiza (San Diego/Rancho Bernardo HS) and Zachary Thomas.  Bellinger went to the New York Giants in the fourth round, while Araiza and Thomas went to the Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears, respectively, in the sixth round.


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SDSU FOOTBALL RELEASES 2022 SCHEDULE

Game times, television arrangements and moves to non-Saturdays will be announced at later date

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February 16, 2022 (San Diego) - The San Diego State football team and Mountain West released its 2022 schedule on Wednesday. Game times and television arrangements, including moves to non-Saturdays will be announced at a later date.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: STELLAR NIGHT FROM JOHNSON AND MATTHEWS GIVES AZTECS FRISCO BOWL WIN

By Liz Alper
 
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December 21, 2021 (Frisco, Texas) - We’re finally done with the regular season.  Now, it’s time to go bowling.  The Aztecs and Texas-San Antonio met in Frisco, Texas for the Frisco Bowl today.

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SDSU FOOTBALL: RANCHO BERNARDO ALUM MATT ARAIZA WINS RAY GUY AWARD

Araiza becomes first Aztec in program history to win a major award

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December 9, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Matt Araiza (San Diego/Rancho Bernardo HS) has been named the recipient of the Ray Guy Award, which was announced Thursday night on ESPN during the broadcast of the 31st annual The Home Depot College Football Awards. The award is given annually to the nation’s best collegiate punter.


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SDSU FOOTBALL TO PLAY UTSA IN FRISCO BOWL

SDSU to play in 11th bowl game in the last 12 seasons

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December 5, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State football team has accepted an invitation to play UTSA (University of Texas-San Antonio) in the Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. CT (4:30 p.m. PT). The game will be played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas and will be broadcast nationally by ESPN. 


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS FALL TO UTAH STATE IN MW CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

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December 4, 2021 (Carson, Calif.) - Jordon Brookshire passed for 117 yards for San Diego State, which had its four-game winning streak snapped in the school's most lopsided loss since a 35-point defeat at Ohio State in September 2013. Texas transfer Byron Vaughns won the game's defensive MVP award while leading Utah State's dominant defensive effort in holding the Aztecs to 178 yards and no touchdowns in the first three quarters.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: ANOTHER 10-WIN SEASON

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November 20, 2021 (Las Vegas) - Lucas Johnson completed 18 of 24 pass attempts for 192 yards and threw three touchdowns, and No. 23 San Diego State survived a scare to beat UNLV 28-20 on Friday night.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS RALLY TO BEAT NEVADA

 

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November 14, 2021 (Carson, Calif.) -  Greg Bell had 16 carries for 104 yards and Matt Araiza kicked a 35-yard field goal with 1:21 to play to help No. 22 San Diego State beat Nevada 23-21 on Saturday night.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS WIN IN PARADISE

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November 7, 2021 (Honolulu) -  Greg Bell and Jack Browning had first-half touchdown runs and the San Diego State defense made them stand up in a 17-10 victory over Hawaii in Mountain West Conference play on Saturday.


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FOOTBALL; SAN DIEGO STATE SUFFERS FIRST LOSS

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October 31, 2021 (Carson, Calif.) - Jake Haener passed for 306 yards and a touchdown, Jordan Mims rushed for a career-high 186 yards and two scores, and Fresno State handed No. 21 San Diego State its first loss with a 30-20 victory Saturday night.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS IMPROVE TO 7-0

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October 23, 2021 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Matt Araiza kicked two field goals, Kaegun Williams and Chance Bell and ran for touchdowns and No. 22 San Diego State withstood Air Force's comeback bid to win 20-14 on Saturday night.


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SDSU FOOTBALL: KLASH OF KICKERS LEADS TO AZTECS' TOUCHDOWN WIN IN DOUBLE OT

By Liz Alper
 
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October 16, 2021 (Carson, Calif.) - ECM Sports doesn’t have high school football tonight, but we have some college ball as the Aztecs traveled up to San José for an old-fashioned Friday night showdown against the San José State Spartans.

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