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Enlightening the Dark Side

Known as "The Dark Side," the San Diego State defense is notorious for stifling offenses with the 4-2-5 scheme that seems to have been pioneered in the Mountain West Conference. This Saturday, the Aztecs look to silence a Cougar offense that boasted a prolific attack against TCU, one of the Mountain West's top defensive units.

"We're looking to put up a lot of points," said quarterback John Beck. "It doesn't matter who we're going against or what our defense may do, we feel that we can score and make a lot of yards regardless of the situation or the opponent. That's our job." After mediocre output in the first two games, the Cougars exploded against TCU. Going deep often to Watkins allowed other receivers to run...

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