SDSU Football: Aztecs Travel To Nevada (Game Preview).

Photo Credit: CEO David Frerker

As everyone knows the Aztec defense had some issues controlling the field on defense this past weekend against Fresno State. The Aztec defense is having major difficulties with the oppositions passing game. The Aztec offensive unit did not help the struggling defense giving up four turnovers. Below we have given the readers all of the stats for both teams up to date. Drawing a conclusion from the statistics San Diego State and Nevada will end in overtime.


Team Total Offensive Pass YPG Rush YPG Pass Def Run Def
SDSU 53rd 97th 20th  95th  28th
NEV 5th 38th 6th  50th  62nd

Photo Credit: CEO David Frerker San Diego State vs. Army

Looking back in the past weeks SDSU played a Washington team who likes to play the spread followed by Army who likes to play the triple option. The Aztec defense is lockdown on the running game and does need work with passing. The Aztecs offensive is unstoppable with the double tangent of Walter Kazee and Adam Muema. The two backs are averaging over five yards per carry on the season. Behind a great passing attack lead by Oregon State transfer Ryan Katz and should be All-American tight end Gavin Escobar.

San Diego State Overall (4-3) Conf (2-1)

San Diego State beat a bad team in Army, Colorado State, Hawaii and a good FCS team in North Dakota. The Aztecs lost to three very good teams in Fresno State, San Jose State and Washington. The San Diego State defense has played very bad in the fourth quarter so far this season giving up 48 points. The San Diego State rush defense will be the difference in this game vs. Nevada. Nevada as pictured above is ranked 6th in the nation in rushing yards per game.

Loss at Washington = 21 – 12

Win vs. Army = 45 – 7

Win vs. North Dakota = 49 – 41

Loss vs. San Jose State = 34 – 38

Loss vs. Fresno State = 40 – 52

Win vs. Hawaii = 52 – 14

Win vs. Colorado State = 38 – 14

Nevada Wolf Pack Overall 6-1 Conf (3-0)

Now lets break down Nevada’s schedule up to this point in the season. They beat a good California team and a good Wyoming team. Nevada beat up on horrible teams UNLV, North Texas State and Hawaii. Nevada went on to lose to a good USF team. Nevada Wolf Pack is on the most potent offensives in the Nation averaging over 500 yards per game and over 3,800 yards of total offensive so far this season. Heading into this weekends game against San Diego State the Nevada team is 6-1 and is in first place in the Mountain West Conference.

Win at. California = 31 – 24

Loss vs. USF = 32 -31

Win vs. Northwestern State = 45 – 34

Win at. Hawaii = 69 – 24

Win at. Texas State = 34 – 21

Win vs. Wyoming = 35 -28

Win at. UNLV = 42 – 37

Total Offensive Stats

Team Total Passing Total Rushing Total Offensive
SDSU 1,356 Yards 1,581 Yards 2,937 Yards
NEV 1,849 Yards 2,000 Yards 3,849 Yards

Total Offensive Plays

Team Total Offense   Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game
SDSU 2,937   474 6.2 419.6
NEV 3,849 588 6.5 549.9

Rushing Stats

Team Yards Attempts YPC YPG TD
SDSU 1,581 308 5.1 225.9 20
NEV 2,000 367 5.4 285.7 25

Passing Stats

Team Yards Comp/Att/Int Avg Per Catch APG TD
SDSU 1,356 98-166-4 13.8 193.7 13
NEV 1,849 152-221-4 12.2 264.1 13


Team Penalties Yards Avg Per Game
SDSU 37-338 48.3 yards
NEV 55-544 77.7 yards


Game information: Kickoff 7:30 p.m. PT in Nevada.

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TV: CBS College Sports


About DavidSDSU (1268 Articles)
I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am an award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 10 years. I have written many guest articles and have appeared in many podcasts. I am also the team photographer for the San Diego Silverbacks, San Diego Surf (WPSL) and San Diego Strike Force. At my day job, I am a Live Coverage and Studio Coordinator at STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry. We work with the biggest sports & entertainment companies in the world.

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