2008 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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2008 San Diego State Aztecs football
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Conference Mountain West Conference
2008 record 2–10 (1–7 MWC)
Head coach Chuck Long
Offensive coordinator Del Miller
Offensive scheme Spread Offense
Defensive coordinator Bob Elliott
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Qualcomm Stadium
(Capacity: 54,000)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Utah   8 0         13 0  
#7 TCU   7 1         11 2  
#25 BYU   6 2         10 3  
Air Force   5 3         8 5  
Colorado State   4 4         7 6  
UNLV   2 6         5 7  
New Mexico   2 6         4 8  
Wyoming   1 7         4 8  
San Diego State   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State University in the 2008 college football season. They were coached by Chuck Long and played their home games at Qualcomm Stadium. The 2008 season was expected to be rough for the Aztecs after losing several key offensive players to the NFL. The team looked to redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Lindley to replace star quarterback Kevin O'Connell. The team also lost two of its leading wide receivers in Brett Swain and Chaz Schilens along with 4 starting offensive linemen.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:30 PM Cal Poly* Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA 4SD L 27–29   26,851
September 6 12:30 PM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC L 13–21   80,795
September 13 5:00 PM at San Jose State* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA L 10–35   17,185
September 27 5:00 PM Idaho* Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA W 45–17   21,401
October 4 3:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX mtn. L 7–41   30,620
October 11 6:30 PM Air Force Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA mtn. L 10–35   43,630
October 18 3:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM mtn. L 7–70   26,695
October 25 7:30 PM Colorado State Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA mtn. L 34–38   17,185
November 1 11:00 AM at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY mtn. L 10–35   11,779
November 8 11:00 AM at #17 BYU LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT mtn. L 12–41   64,107
November 15 5:00 PM #7 Utah Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA mtn. L 14–63   19,342
November 22 5:00 PM UNLV Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA CBSCS W 42–21   17,846
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Game Notes[edit]

Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 9 7 7 6 29
Aztecs 0 7 14 6 27


Notre Dame[edit]

See also 2008 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 0 7 6 0 13
Fighting Irish 0 7 0 14 21


San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 0 7 3 0 10
Spartans 7 14 0 14 35


Idaho[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 0 3 0 14 17
Aztecs 7 17 14 7 45


TCU[edit]

See also 2008 TCU Horned Frogs football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 0 0 7 0 7
Horned Frogs 3 17 7 14 41


Air Force[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 0 14 14 35
Aztecs 0 10 0 0 10


New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 0 0 7 0 7
Lobos 21 28 7 14 70


Colorado State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 7 21 7 38
Aztecs 7 10 14 3 34


Wyoming[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 3 0 7 0 10
Cowboys 7 21 7 0 35


BYU[edit]

See also 2008 BYU Cougars football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 0 0 6 6 12
Cougars 7 13 7 14 41

This will be the 33rd game between San Diego State and BYU.

BYU Leads Series 25-7-1


Utah[edit]

See also 2008 Utah Utes football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Utes 14 21 0 28 63
Aztecs 0 7 7 0 14


UNLV[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Running Rebels 0
Aztecs 0


Statistics[edit]

Passing
Player COMP ATT Pct. YDS TD INT QB Rating


Rushing
Player ATT YDS YPC TD


Receiving
Player REC YDS YPC TD


Tackles & Interceptions
Player Solo Asst Total TFL Sacks Int

Awards[edit]

1st Team Preseason All Mountain West- LB Russell Allen[1]

2nd Team Preseason All Mountain West- WR Darren Mougey and LB Luke Laolagi

3rd Team Preseason All Mountain West- WR Vincent Brown and DB Corey Boudreaux

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