Utah State Aggies
Utah State will face Northern Illinois in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 26, the bowl announced Sunday.
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Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen looks toward playing his old friend Bronco Mendenhall when their teams face each other Saturday. Read more »
f people were shocked when Marcus Smart announced he would return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore season. Nobody should be surprised the Cowboys point guard was a unanimous selection to The... Read more »
USU has regained its footing on offense while UNLV is having its best season in years. Here is why this matchup offers more than some thought it would at the beginning of the season. Read more »
Utah State sophomore linebacker Kyler Fackrell has been named the Mountain West’s Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against Hawai’i last weekend, as announced by... Read more »
Plenty of opportunities await incoming players at BYU, Utah and Utah State. Each school brought in a class of talented, well-recruited freshmen as well as transfers from other colleges. Read more »
Utah State doesn't help former Utah and BYU coach Norm Chow in his quest to regain Hawaii's respect. Read more »
Utah State football: Freshman quarterback Darrell Garretson leads Aggies to dominant win over Hawaii
True freshman Darrell Garretson threw for 370 yards, the most ever for a freshman at USU, and three touchdowns as Utah State efficiently routed hapless Hawaii 47-10 on Saturday. Read more »
Two years ago it was a game at Hawaii that turned around the Utah State football team’s season and its fortunes. This year, head coach Matt Wells isn’t looking for a turnaround but for... Read more »
From Utah State losing quarterback Chuckie Keeton to the Utes losing two tight ends and the Cougars going through a rash of concussions, the month of October produced a lot of injuries. Read more »
It has only been 11 months since a heart attack nearly took his life, but Utah State basketball player Danny Berger is ready to move on from being an amazing story to just another basketball player. Read more »
BYU, Utah and Utah State all have opportunities to determine how their 2013 college football seasons will be viewed by outsiders during the month of November. Read more »
Utah State football: If not top defense, Aggies have best linebacker corps in Mountain West Conference
Elizabeth Barrett's line rings abroad: “How do I love thee, let me count the ways.” Numbers-wise, we can also count the many ways why USU has the best defense and certainly linebackers... Read more »
Utah State didn’t lace up the cleats last Saturday, but with a beat-up roster having a bye week, it has felt a little bit like coming off a victory for head coach Matt Wells and the rest of... Read more »
Utah State football: Aggies have a mediocre record but rank in the top 40 nationally in 26 statistical categories
In reality, the Wizard of Oz was a wizened man without much behind his appearance. The Utah State football team is similar. They ranked in the top 40 in the Football Bowl Subdivision in 26... Read more »
Where do the local teams stand after week 9 of the college football season? Also, find out what the national media thinks about the local teams as well. Read more »
Two years ago, Utah State beat the Warriors in Honolulu for a program-changing win. Though Hawaii has had a rough outing this season, here is why the Ags can't overlook them. Read more »
Three years after not having enough eligible teams for its bowl slots, the Pac-12 should easily fill its bowl allotment this year with as many as nine teams qualifying for bowls. Read more »
While last season was a struggle for Aggie fans, coaches and players, it should reap benefits this year in the form of increased depth and experience. Read more »
As a new season dawns, here's the best- and worst-case scenarios for BYU, Utah and Utah State basketball. Read more »
One fall night in 2008, Josh Thompson’s life changed for good. The evening had been spent playing in the Utah 3A All-Star football game, and afterward he was out at dinner with his family... Read more »
Cody Hoffman is set to break three major career receiving records in a short time frame. What are some of the other unforgettable records in local college football history? Read more »
Derek Hastings is a versatile athlete who could play any number of positions for the Aggies. Read more »
After a resounding victory over the Lobos, Utah State heads into a much-needed bye week. Here is why the rejuvenated Ags will make a bowl game for the third year in a row. Read more »
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USU accepted an invitation to play No. 23-ranked Northern Illinois in the ninth annual Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 26. Read more »
Utah State football: Aggie defense plays well, but offense disappoints in MWC title game loss to Fresno State
Utah State played its usual strong game on defense, but couldn't come up with enough offense to beat Fresno State in Saturday's Mountain West Conference championship game. Read more »
Utah State football: Aggies await their bowl destination after Saturday's MWC championship game loss
On the heels of its 24-17 defeat to Fresno State Saturday night, the Utah State football team anxiously waits to hear Sunday where it'll be playing its bowl game later this month. Read more »
Academics should come first at universities, but the astronomical spending on college sports is here to stay. Read more »
Utah State tried to rally without starting quarterback Darell Garretson, but the Aggies came up short in falling to Fresno State 24-17 in the MWC Championship Game on Saturday night. Read more »
Something has to give when the league's best offense plays the best defense in Saturday's Mountain West Conference championship game. Read more »
Pacific handed Utah State its 10th home nonconference loss of the Stew Merrill era Saturday night. Read more »
Of the 31 conferences in Division I college basketball, the teams in Mountain West Conference have played the combined 10th-toughest non-conference schedule, while the Pac-12 Conference has played... Read more »
How far did BYU drop? Did the Aggies crack the top-10? How much was the Utes' close loss to Boise State worth? Read more »
After big wins over Colorado, Nevada and Wyoming this week, where do BYU, Utah and USU stand according to the national pundits? Read more »
Saturday night's basketball game featuring the Utah State Aggies and Brigham Young University Cougars at the EnergySolutions Arena brought basketball fans from all over the state, including several... Read more »
The Mountain West Conference has a complicated bowl picture, and Utah State won't know where it is going until Sunday. Read more »
In defeating Wyoming, 35-7, last week, Utah State won the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference and travels to Fresno State for the first-ever MWC Championship Game Saturday.... Read more »
Meanwhile, USU coach Matt Wells makes a gutsy statement-– Read more »
Utah State's defense has shut down its last five opponents, but will have a tough test Saturday against the No. 1-rated passing team in the country. Read more »
Former BYU Cougar Ezekiel Ansah highlighted the respective performances of players with ties to the state of Utah in Week 13 of the NFL season. Read more »
After defeating Wyoming 35-7 last week, Utah State tield up the Mountian Division of the Mountain West Conference and travels to Fresno State for the first-ever MWC Championship Game Saturday. Read more »
The Aggies are halfway there in earning a Mountain West championship, but they face possibly their stiffest challenge of the season against Fresno State and Derek Carr. Read more »
GORE-ING FOR IT Utah State’s Matt Wells took coach-speak to the next level on Saturday after the Aggie clinched a Mountain West Conference playoff spot. He said running back Joey... Read more »
The Aggies face former conference foe Pacific to open up a six-game homestand that will stretch across the entire month of December. Read more »
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