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Aztecs set to host UNLV in 2020 season opener

After months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, the Mountain West Conference postponing fall sports in early August and the initial decision to play next spring, some thought San Diego State football wouldn’t have a season at all.

But now, that’s in the past. Football is back.

SDSU’s season opener is set for Oct. 24 against UNLV at the team’s temporary new “home” in Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.

Facing the Runnin’ Rebels probably won’t be all butterflies and flowers, though.

UNLV bolstered its roster this offseason after hauling in key additions, including a brand-new coaching staff.