USU football: Aggies rank eighth in the nation in scoring defense
Other individuals who rank among the WAC’s best statistically, include senior wide receiver Matt Austin who ranks ninth in the WAC in receiving (54.3 ypg); senior safety McKade Brady who ranks tied for seventh in the WAC and tied for 90th in the nation in tackles (7.9 pg); redshirt freshman linebacker Kyler Fackrell who ranks tied for eighth in the WAC in tackles for loss (0.67 pg), 10th in the WAC in interceptions (0.17) and 11th in the WAC in tackles (7.0 pg); sophomore safety Brian Suite who ranks 22nd in the WAC in tackles (6.0 pg); junior cornerback Nevin Lawson who ranks 10th in the WAC in passes defended (0.75 pg) and tied for 32nd in the WAC in tackles (5.1 pg); senior linebacker Bojay Filimoeatu who ranks tied for eighth in the WAC in tackles for loss (0.67), 10th in the WAC in sacks (0.33 pg) and tied for 34th in the WAC in tackles (5.0 pg); junior defensive lineman Connor Williams who ranks tied for seventh in the WAC in sacks (0.42 pg); and redshirt freshman defensive lineman Jordan Nielsen who ranks tied for seventh in the WAC in sacks (0.42 pg).
Utah State concludes its 2012 season at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. (MT) against a team yet to be announced from the Mid-American Conference.
Tickets for the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl are available online, by phone at (208) 426-4737 or at the Bronco Stadium ticket office.
Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.
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