1991 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1991 San Diego State Aztecs football
Freedom Bowl, L 17–28 vs. Tulsa
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1991 record 8–4–1 (6–1–1 WAC)
Head coach Al Luginbill (3rd season)
Home stadium Jack Murphy Stadium
(Capacity: 59,022)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 23 BYU $ 7 0 1     8 3 2
San Diego State 6 1 1     8 4 1
No. 25 Air Force 6 2 0     10 3 0
Utah 4 4 0     7 5 0
Hawaii 3 5 0     4 7 1
Wyoming 2 5 1     4 6 1
UTEP 2 5 1     4 7 1
Colorado State 2 6 0     3 8 0
New Mexico 2 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State University during the 1991 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 third year. They played home games at Jack Murphy Stadium[note 1] in San Diego, California. They completed the season with a record of eight wins, four losses and one tie (8–4–1, 6–1–1 WAC). The year finished with an appearance in the Freedom Bowl in Anaheim, California vs. the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 Long Beach State[note 2]* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA Prime W 49–13   26,749
September 14 Pacific* Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA Prime W 55–34   24,408
September 21 at No. 4 Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO Prime L 20–21   43,011
September 28 UCLA* Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA ESPN L 12–37   37,333
October 5 at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHalawa, HI Prime W 47–21   38,259
October 12 New Mexico Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA Prime W 38–24   21,338
October 19 at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX Prime W 28–21   25,342
October 26 at Utah Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT ABC W 24–21   25,657
November 2 Wyomingdagger Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA Prime W 24–22   35,981
November 9 Colorado State Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA Prime W 42–32   30,163
November 16 BYU* Jack Murphy Stadium • San Diego, CA ESPN T 52–52   56,737
November 30 at No. 1 Miami (FL)* Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN L 12–39   56,721
December 30 vs. No. 23 Tulsa* Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, CA (Freedom Bowl) Raycom L 17–28   34,217
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1992 NFL Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Patrick Rowe Wide Receiver 2 52 Cleveland Browns
Ray Rowe Tight End 6 168 Washington Redskins
Jim Jennings Guard 8 213 Kansas City Chiefs

Team awards[edit]

Award Player
Most Valuable Player
(John Simcox Memorial Trophy)
David Lowery
Outstanding Offensive & Defensive Linemen
(Byron H. Chase Memorial Trophy)
Kevin Macon, Off
Eric Duncan, Def
Team Captains
Dr. R. Hardy / C.E. Peterson Memorial Trophy
Jim Jennings, Off
Lou Foster, Def
Zack Stokes, 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. ^ "San Diego State 1991 Schedule". Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1992 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 8, 2016.