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Mountain West Co Champions: SDSU 42 Wyoming 28

Photo taken during post game celebration on TWCSN

San Diego State is now 9-3 and 7-1 in conference after the victory over Wyoming. The San Diego State Aztecs are now Mountain West Conference Co Champions. The football team adds the 19th conference championship banner to the Aztec trophy room. The Aztecs are co champions with Fresno State. This is the first Mountain West Championship for San Diego State in their 13 season’s in the Mountain West Conference.

Photo taken during post game celebration on TWCSN

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Now let’s get down to some statistics. The Aztecs were led by Adam Dingwell and tight end Gavin Escobar.The offensive line led the Aztec running back core to 48 carries for 400 yards and 4 touchdowns. An average of 8.3 yards per carry. We do have some bad news for Aztec fans. Walter Kazee had to be taken out of the game due to injury and did not come back into the game. We have news that the injury is serious and could be a season ending injury. Below is the rushing stats from tonight’s game.

PLAYER ATT YDS TD LNG AVG
Adam Muema 26 255 4 82 11
Walter Kazee 8 35 0 11 4.3
Chase Price 7 37 0 22 5.3
Adam Dingwell 4 46 0 22 11
Total 48 400 4 82 8.3

Adam Dingwell had a good game in the air hooking up with nine different receivers Colin Lockett, Gavin Escobar, Adam Muema, D.J. Shields, Walter Kazee, Brice Butler, Chad Young, Tim Vizzi and Adam Roberts. The leading receiver for the Aztecs was tight end Gavin Escobar with 6 catches for 36 yards and one touchdown. We have provided you with this afternoon’s passing statistics.

PLAYER C-A YDS TD I
Adam Dingwell 19-24 164 2 1

The San Diego State run defense played an average game against Wyoming. They had some problems in the first half of the game and re gained control in the second half. The Aztecs did have some difficulty with tackling early on in the game with arm tackles and were able to Iron it out. The Aztecs came out strong in the second half by stopping the Wyoming passing attack and forced the punt on the first Wyoming possession.

The Aztec defensive unit sacked the sophomore Brett Smith quarterback six times. They were led by Jake Fely who had 10 tackles and one tackle for loss. The dominate Aztec linebackers core of Jake Fely, Derek Largent and Nick Tenhaeff combined for 18 tackles, 1 sacks and 2 tackles for loss and one forced fumble.

Turnovers (-2)
Turnovers: Derek Largent Forced Fumble (+1)
Turnovers: Adam Muema Lost Fumble (-1)
Turnovers: Walter Kazee Lost Fumble (-1)
Turnovers: Adam Dingwell Picked off (-1)

Wyoming Cowboys

The Wyoming Cowboy key to victory on the offensive side of the ball was throwing the ball. The Wyoming pass offense burned the San Diego State Defense on multiple occasions. Brett Smith had touchdown passes of 42 and 70 yards for touchdowns.

PLAYER C-A YDS TD I
Brett Smith 19-35 260 2 0

Wyoming has always been known as a team who could both pass and run the ball. The Aztecs defense who gives up on average 100 yards on the ground per game was able to keep the Cowboys under 125 yards.

PLAYER ATT YDS TD LNG AVG
D.J May 15 87 0 19 5.8
Brett Smith 21 35 2 28 1.7
Total 36 122 2 28 3.7

Wyoming and San Diego State both played great games and both need to be given credit. San Diego State has the higher ranked defense than Wyoming and has the best run defense in the Mountain West conference. The key to beating SDSU was being able to stop the Aztecs run game. Under this paragraph you will be able to see all of the final game stats, highlights and post game interviews. (Once they have been uploaded by San Diego State.
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Final Game Stats

STAT Wyo SDSU
Total Yds 382 564
Rush Yds 122 400
Pass Yds 260 164
Penalties 2-25 8-65
1st Downs 22 29
3rd Downs 5-15 5-11
4th Downs 3-4 4-4
Avg Yds/Play 7.8 5.3
Time of Poss 26:57 33:03
Field Goals 0 0
Turnovers 1 3
Sacks 0 6

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About DavidSDSU (950 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 8 years. I have blogged for FanSided 150 (Recruiting Website), FanSided's SDSU Site (Surf The Spear which is no longer online) and have written guest blogs on SDSU. I have been a guest on all San Diego Sports Radio stations ( ESPN 1700 San Diego, Mighty 1090 and Xtra Sports 1360). My articles have been linked to news websites all over the United States. I run this website in my spare time for fun. At my day job, I am a Sports Social Media Editor for STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry.

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