1990 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1990 San Diego State Aztecs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1990 record6–5 (5–2 WAC)
Head coachAl Luginbill (2nd season)
Home stadiumJack Murphy Stadium
(Capacity: 59,022)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 22 BYU $ 7 1 0     10 3 0
Colorado State 6 1 0     9 4 0
San Diego State 5 2 0     6 5 0
Wyoming 5 3 0     9 4 0
Hawaii 4 4 0     7 5 0
Air Force 3 4 0     7 5 0
Utah 2 6 0     4 7 0
New Mexico 1 6 0     2 10 0
UTEP 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State University during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

The team was led by head coach Al Luginbill, in his second year. They played home games at Jack Murphy Stadium[note 1] in San Diego. They finished the season with a record of six wins, five losses (6–5, 5–2 WAC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 8 at Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon L 21–42   35,118[1]
September 15 Long Beach State[note 2]* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego W 38–20   19,170[2]
September 22 at No. 4 BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah L 34–62   66,044[3]
September 29 Air Force Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego W 48–18   19,104[4]
October 6 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming L 51–52   16,713[5]
October 13 at UCLA* Rose BowlPasadena, California L 31–45   41,025[6]
November 3 Utahdagger Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego W 66–14   25,504[7]
November 10 Hawaii Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego W 44–38   20,450[8]
November 17 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico W 40–34   7,868[9]
November 24 UTEP Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego W 53–31   13,927[10]
December 1 No. 2 Miami (FL)* Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego L 28–30   34,201[11]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1991 NFL Draft.[14]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Dan McGwire Quarterback 1 16 Seattle Seahawks
Pio Sagapolutele Defensive tackle – Defensive end 4 85 Cleveland Browns
Nick Subis Tackle – Center 6 142 Denver Broncos

The following finished their college career in 1990, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.[15]

Player Position First NFL team
Brad Daluiso Kicker 1991 Buffalo Bills
Jimmy Raye Wide receiver 1991 Los Angeles Rams

Team awards[edit]

Award Player
Most Valuable Player
(John Simcox Memorial Trophy)
Dan McGwire
Outstanding Offensive & Defensive Linemen
(Byron H. Chase Memorial Trophy)
Nick Subis, Off
Pio Sagapolutele, Def
Team Captains
Dr. R. Hardy / C.E. Peterson Memorial Trophy
Dan McGwire, Off
Lou Foster, Def
Andy Trakas, Special Teams
Most Inspirational Player Lou Foster

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego County Credit Union Stadium (SDCCU Stadium) was known as Jack Murphy Stadium from 1981 through 1997.
  2. ^ The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott Miller (September 9, 1990). "'New' Aztec Defense Doesn't Faze Oregon". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ Scott Miller (September 16, 1990). "Aztecs Run the Show, Beat Long Beach". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "BYU 1991 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  4. ^ Scott Miller (September 30, 1990). "Defense Does Turnaround for Aztecs". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ Scott Miller (October 7, 1990). "Quarterback Battle Again Winds Up With Aztecs Loss". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ Scott Miller (October 14, 1990). "Bruins Run Aztecs Into the Ground". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Utah 1991 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  8. ^ "Hawaii 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  9. ^ Scott Miller (November 18, 1990). "McGwire Passes for 530 Yards in Victory". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. C-10. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "Texas El Paso 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Miami 2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-29. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  12. ^ "San Diego State 1990 Schedule". Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  13. ^ a b "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  14. ^ "1991 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "San Diego St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 8, 2016.