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The football team is seen here on the sidelines during a game against Boise State. The football team is seen here on the sidelines during a game against Boise State.
 


Aztecs Headed to Frisco Bowl

The Dec. 21 game pits SDSU against the Conference USA champions of UTSA.
By goaztecs.com
 

San Diego State University has accepted an invitation to play University of Texas San Antonio in the Frisco Bowl. The game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, and will be carried on ESPN.
 
Tickets are available at GoAztecs.com/FriscoBowl.

The Aztecs (11-2) are in a bowl game for the 11th time in the last 12 seasons, their 19th bowl all-time and the 15th in their Division I era.

The Aztecs’ 11 victories under Head Coach Brady Hoke this year are tied for the most in SDSU’s 99 seasons of football.
 
The UTSA Roadrunners are 12-1 after capturing their first Conference USA title with a 49-41 win over Western Kentucky on Friday. UTSA's 12 victories are a program record.
 
Both the Aztecs and Roadrunners are ranked No. 24 in different rankings. SDSU is No. 24 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, while UTSA is No. 24 in the final regular-season AP Top 25 poll.
 
San Diego State and UTSA will be playing for the first time. The Aztecs are 26-6 all-time against Conference USA members.

“We are excited to have two outstanding teams participate in the 2021 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl, the SDSU Aztecs and the UTSA Roadrunners,” said Sean Johnson, executive director of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl. “We are looking forward to hosting this great matchup and to welcoming the teams and their passionate fan bases to Frisco, Texas for an exciting week of bowl events and a fantastic game at Toyota Stadium.”

(This article was updated Dec. 8 with ticket information.)