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Four Downs: No. 21 North Carolina escapes San Diego State, 31-27

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- No. 21 North Carolina (2-0) hasn't done a lot the first two weeks to show why they're a ranked team. Well, except win, of course, and 2-0 is all that matters at this point. The Tar Heels escaped San Diego State (1-1) by a final of 31-27. And for the second straight week, UNC has had to come back from third-quarter deficits to get the victory. "We...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. San Diego State Aztecs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 21 North Carolina Tar Heels will host the San Diego State Aztecs. Coverage of the game between North Carolina (1-0) and San Diego State (1-0) will air on ESPNews beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC. The Odds: The North Carolina Tar Heels are 15.5 point favorites against the San Diego State Aztecs. The over/under for this contest is 60...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 UNC ready for San Diego State

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- No. 21 North Carolina knows who its quarterback will be. The Tar Heels also will have a few more defensive players. Now that they've got a full team, maybe they'll play a full game. North Carolina (1-0) takes on San Diego State (1-0) on Saturday night hoping for a more consistent showing than the Tar Heels put forth in the opener against Liberty...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 UNC ready for San Diego State

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) No. 21 North Carolina knows who its quarterback will be. The Tar Heels also will have a few more defensive players. Now that they've got a full team, maybe they'll play a full game. North Carolina (1-0) takes on San Diego State (1-0) on Saturday night hoping for a more consistent showing than the Tar Heels put forth in the opener against Liberty. It...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: San Diego State Will Wear “TG” Stickers On Helmets To Honor Aztec Legend Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn is perhaps the greatest athlete in San Diego State history, and the school has done many things to honor the former Aztec baseball and basketball star, who passed away in June. While Gwynn never played football at SDSU, the football team will be honoring him on the field this season, wearing “TG” stickers on the back of its helmets. #NeverForget Tony Gwynn. #GoAztecs...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lumberjacks open at San Diego State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona football team opens the 2014 season on the road at San Diego State. Kickoff at Qualcomm Stadium is set for 4 p.m. Saturday. The Lumberjacks enter the season ranked No. 23 in The Sports Network Preseason Poll, and No. 25 in the FCS Coaches' Preseason Poll. The College Sports Madness Preseason Poll has NAU ranked 24th. The Aztecs are on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

SDSU's Cheatham out with broken foot

San Diego State fans may indeed get to see star recruit Zylan Cheatham play this season. They’ll just have to wait. Coach Steve Fisher said Wednesday that the 6-foot-8 freshman forward has a broken bone in his left foot from an injury sustained earlier this summer and it could be “three to four months before he’s able to play.” Fisher said he expects Cheatham to have surgery...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Recruit Abdul Razak Shanun Passes Away In Kayaking Accident

Abdul Razak Shanun, a recruit for 2015 who received interest from San Diego State and UMass, has passed away in a kayaking accident in San Diego. Shanun was supposed to attend Balboa City School in San Diego this school year. Shanun moved from Ghana to the United States in 2012. Shanun drowned after his kayak capsized.
Via RealGM
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former San Diego State player asks judge to reject NCAA head-injury deal

CHICAGO -- A former San Diego State football player wants a judge to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it will deny billions in damages to athletes who suffered head injuries. The request came in a new federal court filing on behalf of Anthony Nichols, whose head-injury lawsuit was one of ten consolidated into a single case in US District...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 75 – Jeremy Hemsley

75. Jeremy HEMSLEY Height: 6’-3” Weight: 175 Position: PG/SG High School (State): Damien (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Superior Athletes (Reebok) Commitment: San Diego State Aztecs Breakdown: At the end of May, 6′-3″ junior guard Jeremy Hemsley made his college commitment and picked the San Diego State Aztecs over Washington, Colorado and Arizona State. Hemsley is among the premier ...
Via Hoopniks
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Amateur: Aztecs sophomore Gunn Yang advances to quarterfinals

  South Korea's Gunn Yang advanced to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals Thursday, birdieing the final three holes to beat top-ranked Ollie Schniederjans 1 up at Atlanta Athletic Club. Yang, a San Diego State sophomore making his first appearance in the tournament, was down a hole against Schniederjans, a senior at Georgia Tech, after 15 holes. Yang won the 16th with a 6-foot putt...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Aztecs to face BYU in Maui Invitational opener

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Arizona will face Missouri in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. The Wildcats bring back another strong team after just missing the Final Four last season. Purdue will meet Kansas State in the other game in that part of the bracket announced Wednesday. Pittsburgh meets Division II host Chaminade and BYU faces San Diego State in the other bracket of...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina Asking Fans For Blue/Black “Stripe Out” Against San Diego State

The North Carolina Tar Heels got off to a horrendous start in the 2013 campaign, losing five of their first six games, before rallying to eventually post a winning record and a bowl victory over Cincinnati. This year, UNC will look to avoid digging itself into an early-season hole – and the program has some ideas on how to get fans behind them from the start. For the team’s second...
Via College Spun
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Second ’15 SoCal prospect for SDSU, Brodricks Jones

San Diego State scored their second pledge in the 2015 recruiting cycle, and both pledges hail from the Southern California area. 6′-9″ Brodricks Jones of Lawndale (CA) made a commitment on Thursday, joining Damien (CA) shooting guard Jeremy Hemsley in the class for San Diego State. Unlike Hemsley, a top-100 prospect who could contribute early, Jones is a long-term play ...
Via Hoopniks
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gavin Escobar Hopes for Expanded Role in Any Form

Gavin Escobar is working hard this offseason, and he's ready to show that he can handle more of a workload for the Dallas Cowboys in 2014. Now, when we say "more of a workload" that doesn't necessarily mean in the passing game, because Escobar simply wants to help this team succeed in any way possible.Escobar was a second round pick by the Cowboys in 2013, and it...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego State Trying to Trademark “I Believe That We Will Win”

This year during the World Cup, USA fans were all about the chants. This happens every year but the “I Believe That We Will Win” chants really seemed to catch fire this year. Now, San Diego State is trying to capitalize on the movement. They are attempting to trademark the phrase: A quick search through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s online database backs that up. On...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: San Diego State Attempting To Trademark “I Believe That We Will Win”

There are many winners of the U.S. run in the World Cup. Tim Howard is now a national hero, while young DeAndre Yedlin is rumored to be heading to play in Italy. One that most have not thought of? San Diego State University. The “I Believe That We Will Win!” chant that the U.S. supporters is not new, but it really became pronounced at the World Cup, and college sports fans should...
Via College Spun
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

SDSU’s Jake Fely Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility from NCAA

San Diego State announced Thursday that football student-athlete Jake Fely has been granted a sixth-year waiver request by the NCAA. The waiver will allow Fely, who will now be classified athletically as a junior, to compete in both the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Fely has appeared in 33 games over his career with 30 starts, registering 170 tackles (114 solo), 20 tackles for loss, 10...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Lifelong Fan Looks Back at Tony Gwynn

I was ten years old when I almost met Tony Gwynn. A friend and I snuck past security during the 9th inning of a San Diego State baseball game and hurried through the tunnels to get an autograph from our childhood hero.  It was his first or second year coaching the Aztecs, and the struggling club had just been slaughtered again as we finally saw him approach through the tunnel. And...
Via Off The Bench
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: San Diego State’s “The Show” Pays Tribute To Tony Gwynn On Instagram

The tragic passing of Tony Gwynn on Monday led to an outpouring of support and inspirational stories on social media, and few groups loved Gwynn like fans of his alma mater, San Diego State. Gwynn, an Aztec great on the baseball diamond and basketball court, is likely the greatest athlete in school history. Gwynn holds multiple Aztec records, including those for most basketball assists...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gwynn Dies at Age 54

  Legendary baseball player Tony Gwynn has died at the age of 54. Tony was currently the San Diego State head coach. The MLB Hall of Famer had coached at SDSU for 12 years and had agreed to stay on as coach despite health problems: Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died at 54, the Padres confirmed to @PaulPabst. pic.twitter.com/JiSzlnElGy — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) June 16, 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Sign OT Bryce Quigley

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have signed OT Bryce Quigley, who worked out for the team on Thursday. Quigley went undrafted out of San Diego State, but was obviously able to impress the Lions coaching staff during his tryout. Last year, he unfortunately suffered a season-ending left foot injury in a win over UNLV. Quigley later underwent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats Schedule Series with San Diego State

Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The University of Arizona and San Diego State announced on Tuesday that they have scheduled a home and home series for the 2021 and 2022 football seasons. Arizona will play host to the San Diego on September 11, 2021, than travel to Qualcomm Stadium to finish the series on September 3, 2022. The last time these two teams played was during...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona, San Diego State announce football series for 2021-22

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona and San Diego State announced plans for a home-and-home football series in 2021 and 2022. The two teams will meet in Tucson at Arizona Stadium in 2021 and at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium in 2022. The Wildcats lead the series with the Aztecs, 10-5. The last meeting between the two teams came in 2001 -- a 23-10 Arizona win in San Diego. They last played...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-75 guard Jeremy Hemsley picks San Diego State

6′-3″ junior guard Jeremy Hemsley made his college commitment on Thursday, as the ’15 prospect picked the San Diego State Aztecs over Washington, Colorado and Arizona State. Hemsley is among the premier combo guards on the West Coast, and has the potential to be a lockdown defender in college, as well. He has a good motor, ...
Via Hoopniks
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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