#Aztecs Football Twitter Notes: 19th Championship
Nov. 25, 2012
SAN DIEGO -
The #Aztecs claimed their 19th conference championship, first in @TheMWC and first since 1998 when they were in the @WACSports. #mwfb
The #Aztecs have won seven straight games, their longest win streak since a seven-game streak from Nov. 15, 1980-Oct. 10, 1981. #mwfb
The #Aztecs seven-game winning streak matches the longest win streak since a 10-game winning streak from Oct. 16, 1976-Oct. 1, 1977. #mwfb
The #Aztecs seven-game winning streak is their longest contained in one season since the last seven games of the 1977 campaign (35 years).
#SDSU's 7-game winning streak in one season matches its longest since winning the first 8 contests of the 1975 campaign (37 years). #Aztecs
The #Aztecs won their ninth game, their most regular-season wins since the 1977 Claude Gilbert led squad posted a 10-1 record. #mwfb
The #Aztecs won their final regular-season game for the third consecutive year for the first time since 1986-88. #19thChampionship #mwfb
The #Aztecs 400 rushing yards were the 2nd most in the D-I era, 7th most overall & most since recording 430 on Sept. 14, 1991 vs. Pacific.
The #Aztecs were 4-for-4 on 4th down last night & are now 14-for-21 (66.7 pct.) on the season, a year after going 9-for-23 (39.1 pct.).
The #Aztecs have won nine of the last 14 meetings against @wyoathletics. #19thChampionship #mwfb
Last night, the #Aztecs scored in every quarter of a road game for the first time since Oct. 13, 2011 at Air Force. #mwfb #19thChampionship
The #Aztecs had 29 first downs last night, their most in a road game since posting 31 at Hawaii on Dec. 3, 2005. #mwfb #19thChampionship
The four yards lost rushing at Wyoming was the lowest total since posting the same number against Cal Poly on Sept. 3, 2011. #Aztecs #mwfb
The #Aztecs 8.33 ypc was the 3rd-highest mark of the D-I era & highest since setting a school record of 9.36 ypc vs. SJSU on Oct. 21, 1995.
The #Aztecs were +278 yds in rushing last night, their 3rd-widest margin & widest since a school-record +329 yds vs. E. Illinois on 10/6/01.
The #Aztecs 79.17 completion pct. was their highest since Aug. 31, 2006 & the 7th-highest in the DI era. #mwfb #19thChampionship #Ding
San Diego State had a season-high 564 yards of total offense, its most since recording 588 against UNLV on Nov. 27, 2010. #Aztecs #mwfb
The #Aztecs had a -4 disadvantage in average field position, which snapped a 5-game losing streak when they had a disadvantage in AFP. #mwfb
#SDSU earned 15 points in the most recent @AP_Top25, up from two points a week ago. That places the #Aztecs 32nd. #19thChampionship #mwfb
#SDSU received 28 points in the coaches poll, up from 6 points a week ago. The #Aztecs are 31st in the poll. #19thChampionship #mwfb
The #Aztecs have a school-record 2,750 rushing yards in 12 games, 274 more than the previous best of 2,476 set in 1991 over 13 games. #mwfb
The #Aztecs are the only team in @TheMWC this season with a victory against a nationally ranked school. #mwfb #19thChampionship
Since 2010, the #Aztecs are 26-12 (.684), which is tied with @GatorZoneFB, @umichfootball, @AggieFootball & Toledo for 22nd-best in nation.
The #Aztecs are 26-12 since the beginning of the 2010 season after going 26-54 over their previous 80 games. #mwfb #19thChampionship
#SDSU has won 26 games over the past 3 seasons, its most over a 3-year span since 1975-77, when those teams combined for 28 victories. #mwfb
The #Aztecs have received the ball first in 14 straight games, the longest streak in the nation. @ECUAthletics is 2nd at 10. #mwfb
The #Aztecs have at least 1 rushing TD in a school-record 20 consecutive games (dating back to the Oct. 8, 2011 contest vs. TCU). #mwfb
Since Oct. 1, the #Aztecs defense is allowing 19.3 ppg, the 19th-lowest mark in the country over that span. #mwfb #19thChampionship
Since Oct. 1, the #Aztecs defense is allowing 334.1 ypg, the 20th-lowest mark in the nation over that span. #mwfb #19thChampionship
After five games in September, the #Aztecs defense was ranked 84th in the nation (434.20 ypg). Now they are 43rd at 375.08. #mwfb
The #Aztecs have won seven straight games, the fifth-longest streak in the nation behind @125NDFB, @OhioState, @NIUlive, @KSUAthletics.
SDSU has a seven-game conference winning streak, which is tied for the fifth longest in the country. #Aztecs #mwfb #19thChampionship
The #Aztecs have 4 KR TDs since '11, which is T-1st in the nation. (Also Arizona St., Kansas St., New Mexico St., Oklahoma St., UCF & Utah).
The preseason poll had the #Aztecs pegged for 5th in the @TheMWC. #SDSU has already clinched a share of the league title. #19thChampionship
In the last 10 games, the #Aztecs have scored on 38-of-40 (95.00 pct.) trips to the red zone.
Head coach Rocky Long is tied with Claude Gilbert for the most coaching victories (17) ever through the first two seasons with the #Aztecs.
Head coach Rocky Long is 17-8 (.680) with the #Aztecs. It is the third-highest winning percentage in school history. #mwfb #19thChampionship
Long's 17-8 mark is the best 25-game start by an #Aztecs head coach since Gilbert went 20-3-2 during the 1973 and 1974 seasons.
The #Aztecs seven-game winning streak is Rocky Long's longest ever as head coach. He had won 5 straight as a HC at @UNMLOBOS in 2004.
The #Aztecs are ninth in the country in third down percentage (49.40). #SDSU is 55-for-103 (53.40) over its seven-game winning streak.
SDSU, which already has a school-record 2,750 rushing yards, is 16th in the nation in rushing yards per game (229.17). #Aztecs #mwfb
#Aztecs RB Adam Muema ranks 17th in the nation in rushing yards per game (112.92) and third among all sophomores. #mwfb #19thChampionship
#SDSU RB Adam Muema has 1,355 rushing yards in 2012, which is the 8th most in a season by an #Aztecs player & the 3rd most by a sophomore.
Adam Muema's 255 rushing yards last night were the 11th most in a game in the country this year. #Aztecs #mwfb #19thChampionship
With 1,608 career rushing yards, Adam Muema is now up to 15th all-time at SDSU. Next up is Art Preston, who had 1,664 from 1949-51. #Aztecs