Tailbacks Demetrius Brown and Brett Payne ran for 48 and 45 yards and scored a touchdown apiece in Utah State's controlled scrimmage, Saturday at Romney Stadium.

Quarterbacks Kirk Johnson and Kevin White also took their turns running, carrying for 24 yards and 21 yards, respectively. "We threw the ball better in last week's scrimmage," said Coach Chuck Shelton, "but today our decisions on which receivers to throw to were better." Shelton praised the play of fullbacks Todd Richardson, Paul Trette and Bobby Pendleton.Stewart Hansen completed a 28-yard TD pass to Patrick Newman. Mark Smith posted the best passing statistics, completing 7-of-13 for 93 yards, including a 40-yarder to Newman.

The Aggies continue weekday practices for three more weeks with spring drills ending with the Blue-White game May 6.