SDSU's Donnel Pumphrey named first-team all-MW
FB: Aztecs run past San Jose State, 38-7
SDSU Football-San Jose State postgame notes
Aztec Football falls at Boise State, 38-29
SDSU Football-Boise State postgame notes
Improved his play last year as a true freshman, working himself into a backup role by the end of the season ... Is now expected to start at one of the two Aztec spots after spring ball ... Originally was on special teams, but has seen more time in the defensive backfield.
2013: Played in 12 games off the bench as a true freshman, registering 21 tackles (14 solos) ... vs. Eastern Illinois (Aug. 31) ... Did not dress or play in the opener vs. Eastern Illinois ... at No. 3/2 Ohio State (Sept. 7) ... Saw his first collegiate playing time against Ohio State, but did not make the stat sheet ... vs. Oregon State (Sept. 21) ... Also saw time off the bench against Oregon State without recording a stat ... at New Mexico State (Sept. 28) ... Had his first career tackle off the bench at New Mexico State ... vs. Nevada (Oct. 4) ... Had a huge breakout game off the bench vs. Nevada, making a career-high 10 tackles (eight solo) ... The 10 tackles tied Derek Largent for the most in the game for either team ... at Air Force (Oct. 10) ... Had four stops off the bench at Air Force ... vs. No. 15/18 Fresno State (Oct. 26) ... Had an assisted tackle in a reserve role vs. Fresno State ... vs. New Mexico (Nov. 2) ... Came up with two solo stops vs. New Mexico ... at San José State (Nov. 9) ... Played at San José State off the pine without making the stat sheet ... at Hawai'i (Nov. 16) ... Made two tackles in a reserve role at Hawai'i ... vs. Boise State (Nov. 23) ... Played off the bench against Boise State without making a stat ... at UNLV (Nov. 30) ... Came off the bench in the regular season finale at UNLV, but did not make a stat ... vs. Buffalo (Dec. 21, Famous Idaho Bowl) ... Came up with one tackle vs. Buffalo in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
High School: A safety who played his prep ball at Dominguez High School with Kalan Montgomery ... Helped the Dons to a 7-4 record in 2011, including a 4-1 mark in league play ... A two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Rated as the 196th-best safety in the country among all incoming recruits by Scout.
Personal: Picked SDSU after receiving interest in the recruiting process from Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Nevada, Utah and Washington State ... Is majoring in criminal justice.