Utah Utes (1-0) at Utah State Aggies (1-0)



Friday, 6 p.m.; Romney Stadium, Logan, Utah

TV: ESPN2 (Comcast: Ch. 36)

Radio: AM-700/FM-97.5

Weather: Sunny, 80 degrees.

The stakes

For Utah State ... The Aggies come into the game as 7 point underdogs. They look to notch up another home win before going on the road against Wisconsin next week.

For Utah ... The Utes, who are coming off a shut-out victory against Northern Colorado, look to continue their defensive momentum against in-state rivals Utah State.

Player to watch

Matt Austin, Utah State: Austin had 5 catches for 119 yards against Southern Utah University last week and it expected to be a major target for Aggie QB Chuckie Keeton. But how will he fair against a stout Utah defense that only allowed 79 passing yards last week?

Key matchup

Utah offense vs. Utah State defense: Utah came out of the gate against Northern Colorado looking sluggish before finding their rhythm. Early stops by the Aggie defense could be the key for an upset in Logan.

Injury report

Utah State: QB Adam Kennedy is dealing with a shoulder injury and is considered questionable.

Utah: Defensive lineman Junior Salt is out for the season with a broken foot.