Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Utah (1-0) at Utah State (1-0)
Friday, September 7th, 6 p.m.
Romney Stadium (25,513)
Weather: 78 degrees, mostly clear
For Utah State ... A victory over the Utes would give the Aggies some serious in-state bragging rights, as well as momentum for upcoming road games at Wisconsin and Colorado State.
For Utah ... The Utes have won the past 12 meetings with the Aggies, including six consecutive triumphs in Logan. They lead the all-time series by a 77-28-4 margin.
For Utah State ... The Aggies are coming off their first winning season since 1997 and are expected to contend for the final WAC football championship this fall.
Chuckie Keeton, Utah State: The sophomore quarterback completed a school-record 88 percent of his passes (22-of-25 for 304 yards and two TDs) in USU's win over SUU last week.
Utah RB John White vs. USU's defense: The Utes are 9-0 over the past two seasons when White tops 100 yards rushing. The senior had 119 in last week's win over Northern Colorado.
Utah: Tight end Westlee Tonga (concussion) is questionable.
Utah State: Quarterback Adam Kennedy (arm) is questionable.
Both teams return to action on Saturday, Sept. 15. Utah faces BYU at Rice-Eccles Stadium and Utah State visits Wisconsin.
Date. . .Opponent. . .Time/result
Aug. 30. . .N. Colorado. . .W, 41-0
Sept. 7. . .at Utah State. . .6 p.m.
Sept. 15. . .BYU. . .8 p.m.
Sept. 22. . .at Arizona State. . .TBA
Oct. 4. . .Southern Cal. . .7 p.m.
Oct. 13. . .at UCLA. . .TBAOct. 20. . .at Oregon State. . .TBA
Oct. 27. . .California. . .TBA
Nov. 3. . .Washington St.. . .TBA
Nov. 10. . .at Washington. . .TBA
Nov. 17. . .Arizona. . .TBA
Nov. 23. . .at Colorado. . .1 p.m.
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