San Diego State Aztecs

AZTECS ARE MIGHTIER THAN HUSKIES; AZTECS BEAT HUSKIES 93-78 TO ADVANCE TO NIT QUARTERFINAL

 

By Liz Alper

Photo: Dakarai Allen via GoAztecs.com on Twitter

March 21, 2016 (San Diego) - Maybe it helped that the Huskies were without 6 feet, 8 inch forward Noah Dickerson.  Maybe it was heart. Maybe the over-12,000-strong sellout crowd at Viejas Arena made their chants be heard on the court. Maybe it was something else.  

AZTECS TO FACE RED STORM FRIDAY

 

By Ed Barrena

March 17, 2015 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team will face off against the St. Johns Red Storm, this Friday night in North Carolina as March Madness begins with SDSU making its 6th straight appearance at the NCAA Tournament.

SDSU AZTECS TO FACE NAVY IN POINSETTIA BOWL

 

East County News Service

December 7, 2014 (San Diego) – When the Poinsettia Bowl kicks off at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on December 23rd, the San Diego State Aztecs will be making the team’s fifth consecutive bowl appearance.  This year, the Aztecs will be playing the Navy.

AZTEC FAN FEST SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

 

By Go Aztecs, SDSU

August 8, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – San Diego State University is set for Aztec Fan Fest, formerly known as Aztec Family Day, which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 17 at Qualcomm Stadium.

The event features Tailgate Town, a Fan Fest scrimmage and a Meet the Team autograph session.

Gates open at 3:30 p.m. and admission is free. The event begins with Tailgate Town, which includes appearances by SDSU players, coaches and sponsors, as well as the SDSU Marching Aztecs and Cheer team.

LET THE MADNESS BEGIN! SECOND SEED AZTECS FACE NORTHERN COLORADO IN NCAA TOURNEY

By Christopher Mohr

 

March 16, 2011 (San Diego)  - The San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team continues its storied season as the second seeded team in the Western Regional of the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament. Winning the Mountain West Conference (MWC) tournament and having a record of 32-2 gave the Aztecs a favorable seed from the NCAA selection committee, which announced on Sunday (3/13) the 68 teams that qualified for the championship tournament. 

HOKE HEADS TO MICHIGAN, LONG TO TAKE OVER AS AZTECS' TOP FOOTBALL COACH

by Christopher Mohr

 

January 12, 2011 (San Diego) - In spite of Aztecs fans' wishes to the contrary, San Diego State head football coach Brady Hoke will take over the head coaching position at the University of Michigan. Hoke's move to Ann Arbor ends days of speculation that followed the firing of previous Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez on January 4th. 

 

FORMER AZTECS, CHARGERS COACH CORYELL 85, DIES AFTER EXTENDED ILLNESS

 

Public services July 12 at Viejas Arena on SDSU campus

 

By Chris Mohr

 

July 5, 2010 (La Mesa) - Don Coryell, football coaching legend at the collegiate and professional levels, died Thursday (July 1) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa after an extended illness. He was 85.

 
Often credited as the father of the modern passing game, Coryell's offensive play schemes are used in one form or another throughout the NFL. These schemes also influenced defenses, which were forced to adapt to an increase in passing offense from their opponents. 
 
Coryell's coaching career got off to a fast start as head coach of Whittier College from 1957 to 1959. All three teams he coached there won conference titles. He moved on to become an assistant at USC in 1960, before taking over the head coaching job at San Diego State in 1961.