San Diego, California - Winners of 11 consecutive games, San Diego State (1-0) concludes a two-game homestand to open the 2016 campaign by playing host to California (1-0) on Saturday night at Qualcomm Stadium.
* San Diego State’s 11-game winning streak is the second-longest active streak in the nation (Alabama, 13) and the longest for the Aztecs since a 21-game winning streak from 1968-70 under legendary coach Don Coryell.
* During the 11-game winning streak, the Aztecs have outscored their opponents 389-121 (35.4-11.0), with only one game decided by less than 14 points.
* SDSU has won six consecutive home games, outscoring the opposition 196-62 (32.7-10.3), and is 15-2 in its last 17 home games.
* San Diego State defeated New Hampshire, 31-0, in the season opener last Saturday. The Aztecs are one of five teams to post a shutout during the first week of play (also Central Florida, Georgia Southern, Middle Tennessee and Utah).
* The Aztecs held UNH to 141 yards of total offense, the ninth fewest yards allowed by SDSU in a game in the Division I era.
* San Diego State threw for 291 yards (283 by sophomore starter Christian Chapman), its highest total since passing for 326 against Air Force on Nov. 21, 2014. The efficiency rating of 184.8 was the highest by the Aztecs in a game in which they passed for at least 250 yards since the 2010 Poinsettia Bowl game against Navy (276 yards, 207.8 rating).
* San Diego State has held 12 consecutive opponents to 400 yards of total offense or less. That is the second-longest active streak nationally (Wisconsin, 13).
* San Diego State has a +23 turnover margin in its last 10 games and has owned an edge in the category in nine of its last 10 games.
* San Diego State and California are meeting for the eighth time, with the Golden Bears owning a 4-3 series advantage. The home team has won all seven meetings. Cal has won the last two encounters, 42-37 on Sept. 14, 1996 and 35-7 on Sept. 12, 2015.
* Since Nov. 14, 2015, California leads the nation in total offensive yards per game (630.2), while San Diego State leads the country in total defense yards per game (247.3). The Bears are sixth (46.0) in scoring during that span, while the Aztecs are first in points allowed (10.3) during that time.
* This marks just the second Power 5 team to visit Qualcomm Stadium since Sept. 17, 2011 and just the third team from a current Power 5 school to play the Aztecs at home since Sept. 3, 2005. The Aztecs are already scheduled to play Stanford (2017), Arizona State (2018), UCLA (2020), Utah (2021), Arizona (2022) and Arizona State (2028) at home in future seasons.