San Diego State Rumors & News

  • San Diego State lands Rutgers grad transfer Laviano

    Newark Star-Ledger "Three months after announcing his decision to transfer from the Rutgers football program, quarterback Chris Laviano has picked a college destination. Laviano, who started 18 straight games from early in the 2015 season to midway through last year, is headed to San Diego State. The Barstool..." February 25

  • Aztecs extend Rocky Long's contract through the 2021 season

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Rocky Long can be head coach of the San Diego State football team as long as he wants to be the school’s coach. That’s what John David Wicker, SDSU’s director of athletics, said last month as the Aztecs were taking the field at Wyoming before winning their second straight Mountain West..." January 19

  • Sorry, but Donnel Pumphrey didn’t really break Ron Dayne’s FBS rushing record

    Fox Sports "You might have heard that San Diego State’s outstanding running back Donnel Pumphrey set the FBS career rushing record Saturday at the Las Vegas Bowl. The NCAA was more than happy to say Pumphrey is the career rushing king, and the former record holder, former Wisconsin running back Ron Dayne,..." December 18

  • Pumphrey sets rushing mark in San Diego State romp

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey said his 15-yard sweep around right end that broke Ron Dayne's NCAA career rushing mark was just like a dream ... sort of . "Just to be able to celebrate with my teammates, it was just amazing," Pumphrey said after the Aztecs scored 34..." December 17

  • Donnel Pumphrey breaks Ron Dayne's FBS rushing record

    NFL.com "It took a quarter to even get started, but San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey broke the FBS record for career rushing yards Saturday against Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl. Pumphrey entered the game needing 108 yards to pass former Wisconsin star Ron Dayne's FBS career record of 6,397..." December 17

  • Pumphrey passes Ricky Williams for 2nd on all-time FBS rushing list

    USA Today "Down goes Ricky Williams. For San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey, Ron Dayne is the only man still standing between him and college football history. Pumphrey rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown during Saturday’s Mountain West championship game against Wyoming, and with a 2-yard..." December 04

  • Wyoming upends San Diego State

    The Sports Xchange "With a chance to play for overtime, San Diego State instead went for a two-point conversion with no time left on the clock, trailing Wyoming 34-33 on Saturday in Laramie, Wyo. Freshman cornerback Tyler Hall rescued the Cowboys when he swatted quarterback Christian Chapman's pass that was..." November 19

  • Donnel Pumphrey exceeds 6,000 yards; 4th on career FBS rushing list

    San Diego Union-Tribune "San Diego State running back D.J. Pumphrey’s 198-yard performance in Saturday night’s 46-16 win over Nevada boosted his season rushing total to 1,779 yards, providing a 166-yard cushion for his national rushing lead. Texas’ D’Onta Foreman (1,613 yards) remained second in the nation after..." November 13

  • San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey moves into fifth all-time in FBS rushing

    Today's U "San Diego State Aztecs senior running back Donnel Pumphrey has moved into fifth-place on the all-time FBS rushing yard list with his performance on Friday night against Utah State. He entered the night with 5,518 yards on the ground for his career, and when he crossed the 81-yard threshold, he had..." October 29

  • San Diego State suspends 3 players indefinitely for violating team rules

    San Diego Union-Tribune "San Diego State’s football team suspended three players before Friday night’s 42-3 victory over San Jose State. Juniors Derek Babiash and Billy Vaughn Jr., who rotate with each other at cornerback opposite Damontae Kazee, did not suit up. Also suspended was reserve defensive player Fred..." October 22

  • South Alabama knocks off No. 19 San Diego State

    The Sports Xchange "South Alabama did it again. Sophomore quarterback Cole Garvin, making his first career collegiate start, threw three touchdown passes and the Jaguars made big plays on defense and special teams in the fourth quarter of a 42-24 upset of No. 19 San Diego State on Saturday at Ladd-Peebles..." October 02