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Week 15 Summaries

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  1. Big-Bear-W

    Big-Bear-W Walk On

    Jan 19, 2010
    Week 15 Summaries

    State Upsets West Virginia!

    With nothing but pride on the line, the Aztecs took to the snowy field against the #20 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers.

    Lead by the triple threat of Coley White at QB and two talented tailbacks in Mark Rodgers and Tavon Austin, the West Virginia squad was perhaps looking past the scrappy Aztecs.

    Bending but not breaking, the Aztec defense played a strong game throughout. Although coach Bear had a few hair pulling moments when tackles were missed at crucial moments, the Aztec linebackers never gave up pursuit of the play.

    On offense Senior QB Aaron Corp finaly got his shinning moment. Although numerous passes were dropped by the SDSU receivers, Corp never lost faith and distributed the ball evenly and effectively, never turning the football over.

    Entering the half trailing 17-6, the Aztecs refused to give up. Imposing their will with a running attack lead by Sophmore Adam Henry, the Aztecs managed to score when it counted.

    A stingier defence and the improved rushing attack lead the Aztecs to a 20-17 lead deep into the 4th quarter. On an impressive drive to try and put the game out of reach, Adam Henry lost a fumble at the West Virginia 30 yd line.

    The Mountaineers seized the opportunity to then move the ball in bigger chunks on roll-out passes to take a 24-20 lead with 2 minutes to go.

    Never losing his cool, Aaron Corp lead the Aztecs down the filed using short passing gains and handing the ball to Henry on two occassions. The Aztecs took the lead when Sophmore WR John Adams broke a tackle in the flat and scrambled 24 yds for the major. 27-20 with one minute remaining.

    Forced into a passing game the Mountaineers could not muster more than one first down. Josh Williams, the Aztecs star defensive end broke through for two sacks on the final drive, giving him an impressive total of four on the game. Williams, a Sophmore, will be a key component to the Aztec gameplan next year.

    Ultimately the Mountaineer drive stalled and Corp closed the upset with two snaps from the victory formation.

    "Was a heck of a game wasn't it?!?" Coach Bear Wasyliw could not contain his excitement. Certainly frustrated with the dropped passes and missed tackles, coach Wasyliw was clearly given faith in the manner that his plucky young proteges refused to lie down.

    The upset of the 20th ranked team certainly gives SDSU reason to look forward to next year. The aztecs will lose more than a dozen seniors and the recruiting program started behind the 8-ball with a midseason switch to coach Wasyliw, the Aztecs will look to plug some gaps and focus on the development of their currentl squad.
  2. Jvigorous1

    Jvigorous1 Hokie

    Nov 2, 2009
    NM @ #1 Nevada

    The Wolfpack knew they had a tough opponent with coach Saban and the Lobos. So on the 1st play from scrimmage coach Jvig calls a deep pass in order to catch the Lobos offguard. This surprise move proved to be successful going 44 yards on the pass. The defense for Nevada played tough and shut down the Lobos for a 3 and out on their first offensive possession. The next offenseive play for Nevada JR QB J.Lantrip hit JR WR B.Wimberly for a 68 yard TD pass.

    [YOUTUBE]<object width="560" height="340"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/2qhwd0pSjvk&hl=en_US&fs=1&"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/2qhwd0pSjvk&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="560" height="340"></embed></object>[/YOUTUBE]

    In the mid 2nd QTR down 21 points UNM rallies and scores 14 of their own. The defense for the Wolfpack held their ground and the offense was effective in the run/pass game. This was an overall tough game for the Wolfpack but if it wasn't for the 1st QTR blowout this game could've ended as a major upset.

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    Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
    Nev 14 7 7 7 35
    UNM 0 14 0 3 17

    Extra Stats Nev UNM
    1st 10 14
    Pass 272 222
    Run 117 13
    3rd 4-7 3-10
    T.Os 0 1
    T.O.P. 12:25 11:58

    GG Coach Saban!
  3. Coach Saban

    Coach Saban Walk On

    Dec 25, 2009
    GG jvig, Good luck in the National Championship!
  4. Big-Bear-W

    Big-Bear-W Walk On

    Jan 19, 2010
    Sorry for the repost - but I wanted to set the scene for my first attempt to imbed a video. There weren't many highlights from the game, just a gutsy performance.

    Shortly after taking their first lead of the game, in the fourth quarter, the Aztecs next drive stalled and they were forced to punt. Coach bear Wasyliw was hoping to stop the Mountaineer offense and try to start grinding the clock.

    The punt was taken near the sideline and returned with fury by West Virginia's top tailback, blasting through an attempted tackle by the Aztecs. However, payback is a *itch and special teams standout Joe Hustle [sorry at work and dont know his name] layed the wood in a revenge shot.


    SDSU recovers. An important momentum swing in the big upset game.

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