San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey breaks school TD record

San Diego State star running back Donnel Pumphrey continues to make a strong case for the Heisman Trophy. During Friday night’s 42-3 shellacking of San Jose State, Pumphrey made his mark in the Aztecs history. In the third quarter, Pumphrey scampered for a 23-yard touchdown which broke the school touchdown record. Pumphrey now tops the San Diego State record books with 63 career...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 hours ago

San Diego State vs. San José State recap: Pumphrey passes Faulk for SDSU touchdown record

Donnel Pumphrey and Rashaad Penny combined for 240 rushing-yards to keep the Aztecs undefeated in MW play. On Friday night, the San Diego Aztecs (6-1) dominated the San José Spartans (2-6) 42-3 at Qualcomm stadium in San Diego, CA. For a while, it seemed as if the 25,613 fans at Qualcomm stadium would not be seeing much scoring when the game started with three-consecutive punts...
Via Mountain West Connection
7 hours ago

Pumphrey has 2 TDs to break record, San Diego St. rolls 42-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) Donnel Pumphrey Jr. ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns to break two school records and San Diego State rolled to a 42-3 victory over San Jose State on Friday night. Rashaad Penny added 105 yards and three scores, including a career-best 73-yarder to close the scoring with 1 second left in the third quarter for the Aztecs (6-1, 3-0 Mountain West). Pumphrey, the...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss


Via San Diego State Aztecs Athletics
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San José State vs. San Diego State: The Spartans Keys to Victory

Can the Spartans contain Pumphrey for a two-game winning streak? Week 8: San José State (2-5, 1-2 MWC) at San Diego State (5-1, 2-0 MWC) When: Friday, October 21, 2016 Where: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA, 7:30 p.m. (PT) TV: ESPN2 Play-by-Play Radio Coverage: KLIV (1590 AM, San José) originates San José State football broadcasts. Justin Allegri calls the play-by-play. Kevin...
Via Mountain West Connection
1 day ago

SDSU's Pumphrey can continue to climb NCAA rushing chart

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey can continue to climb the NCAA career rushing chart when the Aztecs host the San Jose Spartans on Friday night. Pumphrey's 5,383 yards rushing currently place him eighth on the all-time chart. He needs 1,015 yards to surpass Ron Dayne's record of 6,397 yards. If SDSU plays eight more games, which would mean playing in a the Mountain...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State, Nevada Receive Votes in USA Today Poll

Two MWC contenders are already receiving attention from coaches around the country. With the 2016-17 college basketball season nearing, USA Today released its preseason coaches poll. After a tumultous season last year, the Mountain West is hoping to turn the page and place multiple teams in the NCAA Tournament in the spring.San Diego State, Nevada and New Mexico are the consensus...
Via Mountain West Connection
2 days ago


Reviewing the Aztecs Non-Conference Schedule

Part One: Analyzing the Aztecs non conference opponents and predicting their wins and losses. With the first regular season game now under a month away, and everyone getting excited for November to get here, we will take a two part look at the Aztecs schedule, looking at their opponents and predicting their wins and losses. Up first, here’s a look at the non-conference slate...
Via Mountain West Connection
2 days ago

How the Big 12 hurt itself in expansion

Just for fun, I went back and counted. Since last spring, I’ve produced 20 articles or podcasts centered around Big 12 expansion. Twenty!In hindsight, perhaps I should have stuck to 10.Like the Big 12 itself, I will “never say never,” but now that expansion is “no longer an active agenda item,” there’s a strong possibility that this, the 21st article, will be the last...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Pumphrey makes NCAA top 10 rushing in San Diego State win

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 220 yards and two touchdowns, surpassing 1,000 yards for the season and moving into the NCAA Top 10 for his career, leading San Diego State to a 17-3 win over Fresno State on Friday night. With his third 200-yard game of the season, Pumphrey now has 1,111 in six games to raise his career total to 5,383, passing LaDanian Tomlinson...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss



Pumphrey, Penny lead San Diego State over UNLV 26-7

SAN DIEGO (AP) Donnel Pumphrey had 198 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown Rashaad Penny added 160 scrimmage yards and two TDs and San Diego State beat UNLV 26-7 on Saturday night. Pumphrey ran 31 times for 141 yards and caught seven passes for 57 yards. His 26th career 100-yard rushing game tied DonTrell Moore (New Mexico, 2002-05) for the Mountain West Conference record. Penny...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss


Former San Diego State coach awarded $3.35 million

SAN DIEGO (AP) A jury has awarded $3.35 million to Beth Burns, the former women's basketball coach for San Diego State who claimed she was fired for being a whistle-blower. Burns prevailed Wednesday in a suit that claimed she was wrongfully terminated. Burns was fired in 2013 after the team had a 27-win season - a school record. The university said Burns was fired after an investigation...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals are legitimate playoff contenders

Heading into last Saturday's matchup against Florida State, many questions loomed over this year's Louisville team. Was Lamar Jackson actually as prolific as he seemed, or were his performances just a reflection of the pitiful defenses he faced? Could the Cardinals' defense compliment the offense, or would the offense be forced to win games in spite of the defense? Was this team...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Five best performances of college football Week 2

Each and every week, players across the nation step up and put on a display. More often than not, they are the popular names from the college football world — Heisman hopefuls, stars from Power 5 school or up-and-comers. But that’s not always the case. Every now and then, a few surprises find their way to the surface with career performances. Players become household names and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Rocky Long: Aztecs must be ‘on edge’ against Cal

The San Diego State Aztecs have a tough task this week as they host the PAC-12’s Cal Golden Bears. The Aztecs will have be on their A game if they are going to pull off the upset and head coach Rocky Long knows that very well. The Aztecs opened the season last week with a 31-0 win over FCS opponent New Hampshire. Long spoke with The San Diego Union-Tribune about how he wants...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

164: San Diego State’s remarkable number takes its place in history

The news of the actual occurrence is relatively old by now, but the enormity of what happened Saturday in San Diego should not fade away. When the San Diego State Aztecs lost to the Boise State Broncos after leading with five minutes left in the second half, a number became enshrined in the annals of sports history. One of the greatest streaks we’ll ever witness found its final...
Via The Student Section
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Former San Diego State Golfer Paige Spiranac Hits Golf Ball Off Tee In A Guy’s Mouth

Paige Spiranac, a former golfer for the San Diego State Aztecs, went viral over the summer, when her Instagram profile gained 120,000 followers in just four months. Spiranac is back in the news for a viral stunt that has blown up on the internet.  On Monday, Spiranac posted a video to Instagram, where she hits a ball off of a tee in the mouth of one of the bloggers from Barstool...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State Opens Hawaii Bowl With 100-Yard Kick Return For A Touchdown

When Rashaad Penny woke up Christmas Eve morning he had to be thinking to himself "Man, this is going to be a great day. Not only is it Christmas Eve, but I get to play football today, the game is going to be on national television, and the best part--it's in Hawaii!" Little did he know that the day was going to get a lot better. How so? He was going to take the opening kickoff 100...
Via FatManWriting
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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