#Aztecs Football Twitter Notes: Air Force Edition

Nov. 4, 2012




The win over No. 19 (AP) Boise State is the #Aztecs first in a road or neutral game. #SDSU was 0-31 heading into last night.

The #Aztecs defeated their highest-ranked opponent at any location since defeating 16th-ranked @wyoathletics, 28-24, on Nov. 7, 1996.

The #Aztecs improved to 2-28 in its last 30 games (since Sept. 13, 1997) against teams ranked in the AP Top 25 at game times.

The #Aztecs are now 7-59 in the Division I era against opponents ranked in the AP Top 25 at game time.

The #Aztecs snapped @BroncoSportsFB's seven-game winning streak (T-9th longest in nation) and six-game home winning streak (T-13th).

The @BroncoSportsFB were 71-1 at home since 9/22/01 prior to their loss to the #Aztecs last night. @TCUFootball has the other win in 2011.

#Aztecs became 1st school to win at @BroncoSportsFB & @NevadaFootball in same year since @Idaho_Vandals in '88 (BS & NV were I-AA Big Sky).

#SDSU Football has clinched its third straight winning season. The #Aztecs have done that for the first time since 1989, 90 and 91.

The #Aztecs have won five straight games. That is the longest #SDSU in-season win streak in the last 17 seasons.

The #Aztecs have won five straight @TheMWC games. That is a school record and matches their longest league win streak since 1975.

#SDSU won its seventh game of the season on Nov. 3. That is the earliest date for win No. 7 for the #Aztecs since 1991.


The #Aztecs received 7 points in the @AP_Top25 poll released today. It is the 1st time SDSU has received a vote in the poll since 2010.

The seven points are the 37th most in the nation. #Aztecs

The #Aztecs received seven points in the USA Today Coaches Poll, good for a tie for 37th place with @WVUfootball.


Since 2010, #Aztecs Football is tied w/ @umichfootball, @FootballAU, @UGAAthletics & Ohio State for the 25th-best mark in the nation. #mwfb

Since Oct. 1, the #Aztecs defense is allowing 19.6 ppg. That is tied with @OU_Football for 19th in the nation during that span.

After five games in September, the #Aztecs defense was ranked 84th in the nation (434.20 ypg). Now they are 44th at 372.60.

The #Aztecs five-game winning streak is tied for the 10th longest in the nation.

The #Aztecs have at least 1 rushing TD in 18 straight games, their longest stretch since a 19-game streak from Nov. 25, 1989-Oct. 12, 1991.

The #Aztecs have 4 KOR for TDs since 2011, which is tied for the most in FBS. (Also @FootballASU, @kstatesports, NMSU, @UCF_Football). #mwfb

The #Aztecs have 3 straight seasons with a 1,000-yard rusher for the first time since they had one in 5 straight years from 1991-95.

The preseason poll had the #Aztecs pegged for 5th in the @TheMWC. #SDSU is currently tied for 1st.

Head coach Rocky Long is 15-8 (.652) with the #Aztecs. It is the third-highest winning percentage in program history.

Long's 15-8 mark is the best 23-game start by an #Aztecs head coach since Gilbert went 18-3-2 during the 1973 and 1974 seasons.

Long needs 1 more win for the most in the history of @TheMWC. Long is currently tied w/ @TCUFootball's Gary Patterson with 77 wins. #Aztecs

The #Aztecs five-game winning streak matches Rocky Long's longest as head coach. He also won 5 straight as a HC at @UNMLOBOS in 2004.

In the last eight games, the #Aztecs have scored on 31-of-33 trips to the red zone.

The #Aztecs last six turnovers have led to zero (0) points for the opposition.


The #Aztecs have won 2 consecutive games vs. @AF_Falcons for the 1st time since 2003-04. #SDSU has won 5 straight vs. service academies.


The #Aztecs are 13th in the country in third down percentage (49.65). #SDSU is 43-for-78 (55.12) over its five-game winning streak.

#Aztecs RB Adam Muema ranks sixth among all sophomores in rushing yards per game (101.90).

#Aztecs CB Leon McFadden is 20th in the nation with 1.30 passes defended (INT + PBU) per game.


#Aztecs CB Leon McFadden needs one more PBU to break a tie with Eric Lewis (1995-98) for the most ever in program history. Both have 37.

#Aztecs RB Adam Muema is the 14th player in school history to break 1,000 yards in a season. It's the 18th time it's happened overall.

Muema is the fifth sophomore to eclipse 1,000 yards in a season at #SDSU. #Aztecs

Muema is up to 19th on #SDSU's all-time rushing list with 1,272 yards. Next up is @KevOC7, who had 1,312, the most ever by an #Aztecs QB.


The #Aztecs have 84 combined FB & MBB wins since the 2010-11 season. That is the highest total in the nation (@GoHeels 82, Ohio State 81).