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Morning links: Athlon ranks Utah FBS coaches; conflicting reports on Hayward

Kyle Whittingham, Kalani Sitake and Matt Wells ranked among FBS coaches; Gordon Hayward name pops up in trade rumors.

Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

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USU track: Devin Wright earns CoSIDA Academic All-America honors

Utah State’s Devin Wright was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America third team for track and field/cross-country, it was announced Friday morning. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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BYU, Utah State football programs receive commitments

Cougars get commitment from athlete Tariq Buchanan of Texas, while Florida quarterback Henry Colombi commits to the Aggies Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Utah State has 13 Aggies named to Phil Steele’s 2016 Preseason all-Mountain West teams

Utah State football had 13 players named to Phil Steele’s 2016 Preseason all-Mountain West teams, it was announced last week. In all, six offensive players, four defensive players and three... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Utah State has 10 Aggies named to Athlon Sports 2016 Preseason all-Mountain West teams

Utah State football had 10 players named to Athlon Sports 2016 Preseason all-Mountain West teams, it was announced Thursday. In all, five offensive players, four defensive players and one... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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USU tennis: women's 2016-17 signing class nationally ranked by recruiting.com

Utah State women’s tennis 2016-17 signing class has yet to step foot on campus but is already garnering national attention after being recognized among the top-15 recruiting classes in the nation by recruiting.com. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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USU tennis: James Wilson named Utah State head men’s tennis coach

James Wilson has been named the head men’s tennis coach at Utah State University, as announced by Vice President and Director of Athletics John Hartwell on Friday. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Morning links: UK coach quotes James E. Faust, Lane Kiffin retweets; Dres Anderson meets Messi

Quarterback's switch of commitment prompts James E. Faust quote; Lionel Messi poses with 49ers receivers, including Dres Anderson; FBS schools sorted into Harry Potter houses. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU's Walker might turn pro after NCAA championships

The Cougars' All-American 800-meter runner is vying for his first national championship at the NCAA meet, which gets underway today in Eugene, Oregon. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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USU track: athletes set to compete at NCAA Outdoor Finals in Eugene

After sending just two athletes to last year’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Utah State head coach Gregg Gensel has a school-record-tying eight athletes set to compete at the... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Ultimate football road trips: Catching the NFL and Cougars, Utes or Aggies in one weekend

Whether you are a fan of BYU, Utah or Utah State, there is a road trip you can take this fall to catch your college team away from home and also watch your school's former stars at work in the NFL. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Morning links: Nick 'Luke' Vigil impresses in Bengals camp; Hunter Dimick and TJ Haws in the news

Nick Vigil quickly earns nickname and plays with smarts; Hunter Dimick gets preseason attention from ESPN; TJ Haws knocks down 3-pointers in video Read more »

June 7, 2016

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USU track: Dillon Maggard goes from rock bottom to All-American

Toward the end of the 2015 cross-country season, Utah State sophomore distance runner Dillon Maggard hit rock bottom. He knew something had to change if he was going to succeed as a... Read more »

June 6, 2016

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USU track: Giles McDonnell named Mountain Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year

Utah State sprints/hurdles coach Giles McDonnell has been named the Mountain Region Men’s Outdoor Assistant Coach of the Year, it was announced Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Wyoming athletics looks to tighten belt amid poor economy

It looked to be a win for University of Wyoming sports when Gov. Matt Mead approved a state budget that included a two-year, $8 million athletic competitiveness match. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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USU's Chris Smith enjoyed 'great experience' with Utah Jazz (+video)

Smith, an excellent outside shooter, was thrilled to get a chance to show off his skills for an NBA team. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Brad Rock: USU Aggies working on growth, with or without expansion

The school's athletics director says it is in a "good spot" in the Mountain West, and won't focus on things it can't control. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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USU football: 3 former Aggies to be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Three former Utah State football players, the Forzani brothers, will all be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, June 3, as part of the 2016 class. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Former Utah State receiver Devonte Robinson released by Green Bay Packers

The Packers released the rookie Robinson with a non-football illness designation, according to the NFL's daily transaction log. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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USU football: Aggie great Phil Olsen placed on the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced Wednesday the names on the 2017 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame and Aggie legend Phil Olsen made the list. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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USU football: road opener at USC will be televised on Pac-12 Network

Utah State football’s road opener at USC will be televised nationally on the Pac-12 Network and kicks off at 11 a.m. PT, on Saturday, Sept. 10, it was announced Wednesday. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Ex-USU student, frat member sentenced to jail for sexually assaulting two women

A former Utah State University student and fraternity brother who sexually assaulted two women from the school's Greek system has been sentenced to jail. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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USU volleyball: 2016 signing class nationally recognized

The 2016 signing class for Utah State women's volleyball has yet to officially step foot on campus but is already receiving national accolades as the group was named an honorable mention top-30 class by prepvolleyball.com. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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USU track: two Utah State track and field athletes earn Academic All-District VIII honors

The 2015-16 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Track and Field/Cross Country Teams were announced on Thursday and a pair of Utah State student-athletes were both honored. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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USU tennis: men's team ranked No. 60 in final ITA rankings

Utah State men’s tennis finished the 2015-16 season ranked No. 60 in the nation in the final Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the highest of any program in the state of Utah, released on Thursday. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Chuckie Keeton one of two former Utah State Aggies joining Oregon State's football staff

Chuckie Keeton and Funaki Asisi will reunite with Gary Andersen, who was the head coach in Logan before moving to Wisconsin and then OSU. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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USU track: senior Kevin Allen has sights set on NCAA Outdoor Finals

Utah State senior thrower Kevin Allen looks to conclude his Aggie career by doing something he has never done—advance to the NCAA Outdoor Finals. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah State’s home football game against Arkansas State moving to Friday night

Utah State Athletics announced Monday that its home football game against Arkansas State is being moved to Friday, Sept. 16. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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USU football: Utah State holding summer camps in June

Under the direction of fourth-year head coach Matt Wells, Utah State’s football coaching staff will be conducting three summer camps, including a youth and high school camp. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah State forward Jalen Moore removes name from NBA Draft, will return to Logan for senior season

The Aggies' leading scorer from a season ago will go back to Cache Valley after taking advantage of new NCAA rules that allow underclassmen to more fully test the draft waters. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Provo wide receiver Ty Jones, a BYU, Utah and Utah State target, commits to Washington

Ty Jones, a three-star prospect according to Scout.com, announced via Twitter Tuesday night that he will play collegiately for the Washington Huskies. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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USU football: Utah State adds prep athlete to 2016 signing class

Utah State football head coach Matt Wells announced Wednesday the addition of Dayshawn Littleton to its 2016 signing class. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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USU track: Nic Bowens has left his mark on Utah State’s track program

Nic Bowens is one of the best sprinters Utah State has ever had in its track and field program. After all, Bowens’ name is splattered all over the school record books as he’s garnered... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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USU Live Snapchat Story attracts national attention

Utah State University students inadvertently created a Snapchat Live Story that gained 1.6 million views and national attention. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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USU football: Austin Stephens named to 2016 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List

Utah State senior offensive center Austin Stephens was tabbed to the 2016 Dave Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, it was announced Tuesday by the Rimington Trophy committee. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Conferences should beware as TV sports models evolve at alarming rate

Conference expansion debate aside, the ever-changing way Americans digest their sports programming could have a chilling influence on future revenues and network models. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Study: Electricity demand linked to struggles for river wildlife

Morning and evening routines for families across the West may be contributing to conditions that make survival difficult for aquatic wildlife below hydroelectric dams, according to a recent study... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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USU football player and Riverton resident critically injured in Willard rollover

Riverton resident Brady Holt, 21, was critically injured after he was thrown from the vehicle he was driving just before 1 p.m. Saturday. Holt's vehicle was headed north bound on Interstate 15 near... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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USU basketball: Utah State signs Diogo Brito

Utah State men’s basketball head coach announced the signing of Diogo Brito on Sunday, bringing the total number of incoming signees to seven. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Students find fun in physics at Lagoon

Physics Day at Lagoon attracts an average of 8,000 middle and high school students from more than 200 schools in five states each year. Students and teachers are able to enjoy the park’s... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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NBA draft: Early entry deadline changes bring flexibility, challenges to pre-draft process

With new rules passed by the NCAA in January extending the deadline by which underclassmen can choose to return to school without losing eligibility, more players are testing the draft waters,... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Former Utah State linebacker Kyler Fackrell signs rookie contract with Green Bay Packers

Kyler Fackrell, a third-round pick by Green Bay in this year's NFL draft, signed his four-year rookie deal with the team on Wednesday. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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The offseason status of NFL players with Utah ties, post-2016 NFL draft edition

Here's a look at the 74 players with Utah ties who are currently on NFL rosters and their current situations, as well as several more who are tryouts or free agents. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Morning links: Jabari Parker plays hoops at BYU; Kyler Fackrell's faith, family featured by ESPN

LDS NBA player visits Provo; former Utah State linebacker the subject of a story; future Ute gymnast, Olympic hopeful MyKayla Skinner featured by NBC. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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NFL locals roundup: USU's Nick Vigil signs with Bengals; BYU's Uani 'Unga, SUU's Anthony Norris waived

Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil signed his rookie contract with Cincinnati on Tuesday. The news wasn't as good for a pair of former Utah college players, as the Giants waived injured BYU LB Uani... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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USU track: Parker Bluth named MW Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Utah State senior track and field athlete Parker Bluth was named the Mountain West Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, it was announced Tuesday by the conference office. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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USU track: Aggies set to compete at MW Outdoor Championships this week

Utah State’s track and field teams will compete at the 2016 Mountain West Outdoor Championships this Wednesday through Saturday, May 11-14, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis, California. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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USU vice president to chair newly-formed USDA council

USU Vice President for Research Mark McLellan said he is "honored" to be selected as the inaugural chairman for the new Science Advisory Council of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Former Utah State safety Marwin Evans signs contract with Green Bay Packers

Marwin Evans signed with the Packers after going to the Seattle Seahawks' rookie mini-camp over the weekend on a tryout basis. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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