Topic: SDSU'S Defense
Rocky Long was named the 18th head coach in Aztec football history in January 2011 and became the first San Diego State head coach to lead the team to a bowl game in his debut campaign. Long has also amassed the most victories of any Mountain West head coach since the league's inception in 1999.
Rocky Long has recorded 43 wins in four years as the Aztec’s head coach. Long previously served as head coach at the University of New Mexico and had previously served as defensive coordinator at Oregon State and UCLA. Under coach Long’s leadership, the Aztecs had a breakout year in 2015 going 11-3, wining the Mountain West Conference Championship, and finishing the season with a 10 game winning streak and a dominating performance in the Hawaii Bowl. Following the season, coach Long was named Mountain West Conference Coach of the year.