SAN DIEGO (AP) — After playing home games in a Los Angeles suburb the last two seasons, San Diego State’s football players loaded into buses Wednesday afternoon for the 10-minute drive to their new stadium.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Lucas Johnson passed for a career-best 333 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for another score as San Diego State beat No. 24 UTSA 38-24 in the Frisco Bowl on Tuesday night for the Aztecs’ program-record 12th win of the season.
Frisco Bowl: No. 24 UTSA (12-1) vs. San Diego State (11-2), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: UTSA by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
No. 24 UTSA (12-1, Conference USA) vs. San Diego State (11-2, Mountain West Conference), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET
ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as fourth-ranked Alabama rolled over No. 1 Georgia 41-24 in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday, a result that likely sends both powerhouse programs to the four-team College Football Playoff.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Less than a year after coach Blake Anderson and several players uprooted their lives and moved across the country to team up at Utah State, they triumphantly raised their new school's first Mountain West Conference trophy.
Utah State (9-3, 6-2 Mountain West) at No. 19 San Diego State (11-1, 7-1, No. 19 CFP), Saturday at noon EST (Fox) in Carson, Calif.
Line: San Diego by 6 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The No. 19 San Diego State Aztecs have to make one more trip to the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, this time to host the Mountain West Conference championship game Saturday against Utah State in their temporary home at a soccer pitch.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Standing in his own end zone, San Diego State’s Matt Araiza reached down for the low snap and — BOOM — lofted a punt that went over the head of the retreating San Jose State returner, landed at the 25-yard line and rolled to a stop at the 3.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Desmond Ridder threw two touchdown passes and No. 4 Cincinnati, aiming to maintain its position among the top four in the College Football Playoff rankings, completed a perfect regular season by beating East Carolina 35-13 on Friday.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordon Brookshire's last competitive pass had been thrown in mid-October, back when he lost San Diego State's starting quarterback job and got labeled a third-stringer. He was not a likely candidate to save the Aztecs' Mountain West championship hopes in their regular season finale.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Logan Bonner threw five touchdown passes and Utah State rolled to a 35-10 win at New Mexico State on Friday, earning a berth in the Mountain West Conference title game.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — While people around the country jostle for Black Friday deals or begin to pull out of Thanksgiving food comas, Boise State and No. 22 San Diego State will get an early wake-up call for a showdown at a soccer pitch in suburban Los Angeles that will help decide the Mountain West Conference’s division titles.
Boise State (7-4, 5-2 Mountain West) at No. 22 San Diego State (10-1, 6-1, CFP No. 21), Friday at noon EST in Carson, Calif. (CBS).
Line: Boise State by 2 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — 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.
The Aztecs led just 21-20 before Johnson found Jesse Matthews for a 7-yard strike with 3:33 left in the game.
HOUSTON (AP) — Clayton Tune threw for 264 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as No. 17 Houston extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 31-13 victory over Memphis on Friday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three years after a devastating loss to UNLV, No. 23 San Diego State knows not to overlook the Rebels this time.
There’s simply too much at stake for the Aztecs (9-1, 5-1 Mountain West), who can keep the inside track to winning the West Division and playing for the MWC championship if they beat the Rebels (2-8, 2-4) on Friday night in their first visit to Allegiant Stadium.
No. 23 San Diego State (9-1, 5-1 Mountain West, No. 19 CFP) vs. UNLV (2-8, 2-4), Friday at 11:30 p.m. EST (CBS Sports Network).
Line: SDSU by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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.
San Diego State (9-1, 5-1 Mountain West) took sole possession of first place in the West Division, a half-game ahead of Fresno State — which beat the Aztecs 30-20 on Oct.
HONOLULU (AP) — 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.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State once again came into Southern California and knocked off a ranked opponent.
Jake Haener passed for 306 yards and a touchdown, Jordan Mims rushed for a career-high 186 yards and two scores, and the Bulldogs handed No.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bragging rights as the best college football team in California will be decided Saturday night in a Mountain West Conference game at a soccer pitch in an industrial suburb of Los Angeles.
Fresno State (6-2, 3-1 MWC) at No. 21 San Diego State (7-0, 3-0), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (CBSSN).
Line: SDSU by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — A change in San Diego State’s defensive scheme helped the Aztecs slow down Air Force’s run-heavy offense.
Matt Araiza kicked two field goals, Kaegun Williams and Chance Bell ran for touchdowns and No.
No. 22 San Diego State (6-0, 2-0 Mountain West) at Air Force (6-1, 3-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Line: Air Force by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Senior quarterback Lucas Johnson's reward for delivering a double-overtime win for No. 22 San Diego State is the starting assignment Saturday at Air Force.
“Lucas finished the other night on a high note," Aztecs coach Brady Hoke said.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State needed a spark on offense and Lucas Johnson delivered.
Johnson threw TD passes to Jesse Matthews in both overtime periods for his only completions of the game as No.
No. 24 San Diego State (5-0, 1-1 MWC) at San Jose State (3-3, 1-1), Friday at 10:30 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network).
Line: San Diego State by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Even as San Diego State rolled to its second 5-0 start in 47 years, the Aztecs had something else on their mind.
The home loss more than 11 months ago to San Jose State still stings for the 24th-ranked Aztecs (5-0, 1-0 Mountain West) headed into the rematch against the Spartans (3-3, 1-1) on Friday night.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Greg Bell rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown, quarterback Jordon Brookshire added two scoring runs and No. 25 San Diego State beat New Mexico 31-7 on Saturday night in its first game as a ranked team in two seasons.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Seth Small made a 28-yard field goal as time expired and Texas A&M stunned top-ranked Alabama 41-38 on Saturday night to end the Crimson Tide’s winning streak at 19 games.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — If Rocky Long’s mojo is still intact in the New Mexico-San Diego State series, then the underdog Lobos stand a chance of upsetting the No. 25 Aztecs.
Long coached the Lobos to eight straight wins against the Aztecs from 2001-08.
New Mexico (2-3, 0-1 Mountain West) at No. 25 San Diego State (4-0, 0-0), Saturday at 9 p.m. EDT (FS1).
Line: San Diego State by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sports Book.
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