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Aztecs Fall 40-19 Against Eastern Illinois - Game Recap

Aztecs Fall 40-19 Against Eastern Illinois - Game Recap

Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 361 yards to lead the Panthers over San Diego State 40-19 on Saturday in Week 1 action at Qualcomm Stadium.

Eastern Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 66.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Taylor Duncan rushed for 92 yards, while Shephard Little added 62 yards in the win. Keiondre Gober and Erik Lora added 140 and 87 receiving yards respectively.

Colin Lockett rushed for 48 yards for San Diego State, while Donnel Pumphrey added 25 yards. Adam Dingwell threw for 318 yards for the Aztecs, while receivers Colin Lockett and Ezell Ruffin had 98 and 91 yards respectively.

San Diego State was outgained by Eastern Illinois 533-440 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-21 by the Aztecs.

San Diego State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 37:50/22:10 split in that important category.

Eastern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Northern Illinois. San Diego State will aim to get back on the winning track at Ohio State.