Eastern Illinois (3-0, 2-0 OVC) at
San Diego State (1-3, 1-1 MWC)
Oct. 6, 2001, 8:05 p.m.
Television: There is no scheduled television for Saturday's Eastern Illinois at San Diego State game.
Radio: All San Diego State football games can be heard live in southern California on XTRA Sports (690 AM).
The Records: San Diego State enters the game with a 1-3 record (1-1 Mountain West), after falling to Air Force, 45-21, last week at home. Eastern Illinois is a perfect 3-0 (2-0 OVC) on the year and is coming off a 44-33 victory over Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee Tech.
The Series: Saturday's game at Qualcomm Stadium will be the first between San Diego State and Eastern Illinois. The Aztecs are 4-2 versus schools hailing from the Land of Lincoln, including 2-1 in Mission Valley. Eastern Illinois is just the second Ohio Valley Conference school the Aztecs have faced and the first since SDSU defeated Tennessee State, 16-8, in 1967.
Week Five: The San Diego State Aztecs, 1-3 on the season and 1-1 in Mountain West Conference play, take a detour from the league wars to face Eastern Illinois Saturday night at Qualcomm Stadium. The game will serve as the Aztecs' 2001 Homecoming.
Saturday Change: Please note that Saturday's start time will be 8:05 p.m. This change is due to the shuffling of the schedule of the San Diego Padres. The Padres-Rockies game will start at 12:05 p.m. at Qualcomm with the SDSU-Eastern Illinois game to follow.