The Aggies football team from Utah State is a force to be reckoned with in the Mountain West Conference. Since its first season all the way back in 1892, the team has been a source of pride for the students of the school and the people of central Utah. The Aggies have claimed conference championships 12 different times in their history, over four different conferences. The 2018 campaign was a strong success for the Utah State Aggies football program, culminating with a 52-13 win over North Texas in the New Mexico Bowl, an 11-2 overall record and No. 21 and No. 22 ranking in the final Coaches and AP polls, respectively. To catch this talented squad during the 2019 season, buy your Utah State Aggies football tickets at StubHub.
Who are the Utah State Aggies' main football rivals?
Utah State's main football rivals, historically, are two other teams located within the state of Utah: Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. The Aggies first played against the BYU Cougars in 1922, and they've played 58 times since with the winner of the matchup claiming the Old Wagon Wheel. Utah State currently trails in the series, 37-48-3. The game against the Utah Utes dates back 112 contests with Utah State trailing 29-79-4 overall. The two teams have the seventh most games against one another of any two teams in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision.
What are the biggest games for Utah State Aggies football this season?
The team opens its 2019 campaign against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on August 30. They have a crucial matchup against Colorado State on September 28 before taking on national powerhouse LSU on October 5. Other highly anticipated games on the schedule include the Aggies at home against the Wyoming Cowboys on November 16 and another home game against Boise State on November 23. The team closes out the regular season at New Mexico on November 30.
Who is the head coach of the Utah State Aggies football team?
Utah State's head coach is Gary Andersen, who took the job for the second time before the 2019 season. He had previously coached the Aggies from 2009 to 2012, and he has a 26-24 record as the leader of the Aggies. Before his current stint with Utah State, he had been on the coaching staffs at Utah, Wisconsin, Southern Utah and Oregon State.
Who are the best known players to have played on the Utah State Aggies football team?
Over the course of its long history, a number of superstar players have taken the field for the Aggies. Among the players who went on to professional football careers are running back Louie Giammona, who played in the NFL for six seasons, tight end Chris Cooley, who was a three-time NFL Pro Bowl selection for the Washington Redskins and offensive tackle Donald Penn, who was a 2011 NFL Pro Bowler for the Oakland Raiders. Former Utah State quarterback Anthony Calvillo put together one of the best careers in Canadian Football League history, winning three Grey Cups over a 17-year professional career.
What conference does Utah State play football in?
The Aggies have been members of the Mountain West Conference since 2013. Other notable teams in the conference include the UNLV Rebels, the Nevada Wolf Pack and the Boise State University Broncos. Utah State's most recent conference championship came while the team was still in the Western Athletic Conference in 2012.
Where do the Aggies play their home games?
The Utah State football team plays its home games in Logan, Utah, at Maverik Stadium on Merlin Olsen Field. The stadium has a capacity of 25,513 attendants; buy your tickets at StubHub if you want to be among them on game day.Back to Top
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