A few eyebrows were raised when a few Utah State players uttered ‘bowl berth’ as something the Aggies were shooting for.
Now Sports Illustrated chimes in with, get this, a preseason prediction that has USU facing UNLV on Dec. 19 in the New Mexico Bowl.
It’s right here: SportsIllustrated
For a program that has been kicked around the national football scene as long as Utah State has been, this is quite the endorsement of new coach Gary Andersen and the direction the program seems to be taking.
The magazine ranks USU at No. 88 — a nice jump from the No. 102 season-ending spot — as the Ags head into the season.