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#Aztecs Football Twitter Notes: Bye Week Edition

Adam Muema continues to climb the season and career rushing charts.
Adam Muema continues to climb the season and career rushing charts.

Nov. 11, 2012

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#BEATAFA

The #Aztecs picked up their 500th win in the history of the program. San Diego State is now 500-397-32 (.555).

The #Aztecs have won 6 straight games, their longest win streak since a 6-game streak from Sept. 28 - Nov. 4, 1995 (17 years ago).

The #Aztecs six-game winning streak matches the longest win streak since a seven-game winning streak from Nov. 15, 1980 - Oct. 10, 1981.

The #Aztecs 6-game winning streak matches their longest win streak in 1 season since the last 7 games of the 1977 campaign (35 years).

SDSU is guaranteed its third straight season with at least eight wins for the first time since 1972-77 (six consecutive years). #Aztecs

The #Aztecs claimed their 8th win last night (Nov. 10), the 4th-earliest date for an 8th win in the D-I era & earliest since 1991.

#SDSU won its 6th straight game vs. a military academy (all over past 32 games), including 3 vs. AFA, 2 vs. Army & 1 vs. Navy. #Aztecs

.@AF_Falcons came into yesterday ranked 1st in the nation in 3rd down pct. (55.28). The #Aztecs held AFA to 5-for-18 (27.78%) in the win.

The #Aztecs held @AF_Falcons to nine points, its fewest scored in a game since scoring seven vs. No. 4 TCU on Oct. 23, 2010.

The nine points by @AF_Falcons was its fewest against an unranked team since scoring six vs. BYU on Sept. 22, 2007. #Aztecs

.@AF_Falcons scored off an #Aztecs turnover in the 3Q, the 1st allowed by the defense since 9/29 at @FSAthletics. The last 7 led to 0 pts.

3 of the 4 turnovers forced by #SDSU led to TDs. The #Aztecs have now scored on 17 of their last 19 turnovers forced (16 TDs, 1 FG).

San Diego State improved to 8-2 in "Senior Day" game since 2003. #Aztecs

The #Aztecs have received the ball first in all 11 games this season.

#AZTECSINTHETOP25

Despite the win, the #Aztecs dropped from 7 to 3 points in the @AP_Top25 poll released today. That is good enough for 39th in the country.

SDSU received eight points in the USA Today Coaches Poll, up one place and in a tie for 34th with @TulsaHurricane. #Aztecs

#AZTECSSATURDAY

The #Aztecs are the only team in @TheMWC this season with a victory against a nationally ranked school.

Since 2010, #Aztecs Football is 25-12 (.676), which is tied with @CU_athletics & @UGAAthletics for the 27th-best mark in the nation. #mwfb

Since Oct. 1, the #Aztecs defense is allowing 17.8 ppg, the 14th-lowest mark in the country over that span.

After five games in September, the #Aztecs defense was ranked 84th in the nation (434.20 ypg). Now they are 42nd at 374.45.

The #Aztecs six-game winning streak is tied for the seventh longest in the nation with @CU_athletics, @BGathletics & @UCFAthletics.

SDSU has a six-game conference winning streak, which is tied for the seventh longest in the country. #Aztecs

The #Aztecs have at least 1 rushing TD in 19 straight games, their longest stretch since a 19-game streak from Nov. 25, 1989-Oct. 12, 1991.

The #Aztecs have 4 KR TDs since '11, which is T-1st in the nation. (Also @FootballASU, @kstatesports, NMSU, @UCFAthletics, @OSUAthletics.)

The #Aztecs have 3 straight seasons with a 1,000-yard rusher for the first time since they had one in 5 straight years from 1991-95.

The preseason poll had the #Aztecs pegged for 5th in the @TheMWC. #SDSU is currently tied for 1st.

Head coach Rocky Long is 16-8 (.667) with the #Aztecs. It is the third-highest winning percentage in program history.

Long's 16-8 mark is the best 24-game start by an #Aztecs head coach since Gilbert went 19-3-2 during the 1973 and 1974 seasons.

The #Aztecs six-game winning streak is Rocky Long's longest ever as head coach. He had won 5 straight as a HC at @UNMLOBOS in 2004.

In the last nine games, the #Aztecs have scored on 34-of-36 (94.44 pct.) trips to the red zone.

#BEATWYO

The #Aztecs are 8-5 against @wyoathletics in the @TheMWC era (since 1999).

AZTECSINTHERANKINGS

The #Aztecs are 13th in the country in third down percentage (49.68). #SDSU is 50-for-92 (54.35) over its six-game winning streak.

SDSU is 19th in the nation in rushing yards per game (213.64). Last year, with Denver Broncos' Ronnie Hillman, the #Aztecs averaged 184.86.

#Aztecs RB Adam Muema ranks ninth among all sophomores in rushing yards per game (100.00).

#AZTECSMOVINGONUP

#Aztecs CB Leon McFadden needs one more PBU to break a tie with Eric Lewis (1995-98) for the most ever in program history. Both have 37.

#SDSU RB Adam Muema has 1,100 rushing yards in 2012, which is the 12th most in a season by an #Aztecs player and the third most by a sophomore.

Muema is up to 18th on #SDSU's all-time rushing list with 1,353 yards. Next up is Don Shy, who had 1,432 yards from 1965-66.