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Aztecs' Rocky Long to retire; Brady Hoke named new head coach

Rocky Long is retiring after 9 years as the head of the Aztecs football program.

SAN DIEGO — Rocky Long announced his retirement from the position of head football coach at San Diego State at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. 

Long’s 81-38 record at San Diego State is the second winningest record at the school behind Don Coryell in 1961-1972.

Brady Hoke was the head man at the school from 2009-2010. He left the program for the head coaching job at Michigan. He most recently coached the defensive line for the Carolina Panthers.

The Aztecs recently finished a 10-3 season capped off with a 48-11 New Mexico Bowl win over Central Michigan.

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