SDSU football schedule released, all Mountain West teams to play in single division

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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 15: Luq Barcoo #16 of the San Diego State Aztecs celebrates running off the field after intercepting the ball in the second half against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Qualcomm Stadium on November 15, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent Horner/Getty Images)

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The San Diego State University football team received its schedule from the Mountain West Conference Thursday as the Aztecs prepare for a football season unlike any they have seen before.

San Diego State opens its season at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, against UNLV on Oct. 24. The Aztecs will not be playing in SDCCU Stadium this season as it is being demolished to make way for the new Aztec Stadium at SDSU West Campus.

The Aztecs are coming off a 10-3 season in 2019, capped by a 48-11 win over Central Michigan in the New Mexico Bowl.

San Diego State hits the road for the first time on Oct. 31, when it travels to Utah State for a Halloween clash. The Aztecs play host to Colorado State on Dec. 5 for Senior Night.

SDSU is also expected to play a non-conference game on Dec. 12 against an opponent to be determined.

This year, all 12 teams will compete in one division and the two teams with the highest winning percentage of Mountain West games will play in the conference championship game on Dec. 19. The team with the highest winning percentage will be the host.

The 2020 San Diego State football schedule is:

  • Oct. 24 — UNLV;
  • Oct. 31 — at Utah State;
  • Nov. 7 — San Jose State;
  • Nov. 14 — Hawaii;
  • Nov. 21 — at Nevada;
  • Nov. 28 — at Fresno State;
  • Dec. 5 — Colorado State;
  • Dec. 12 — TBA;
  • Dec. 19 — MW Championship Game — team with highest winning percentage in MW games will host team with second-highest winning percentage.

Game times and television arrangements, including moves to non- Saturdays will be announced at a later date.

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