Before I say what I want to say about tonight’s game, I want to make a general statement about the Deseret News sports blogs and this blog in particular. It stinks. I know it stinks. I’m going to try to make it smell better. I could give an extremely long and detailed answer as to why the blogs are in such a poor state, but let’s be realistic … Continue reading»

Are the Aggies a lock for the NCAA Tournament?

Heading into last Saturday’s ESPN BracketBuster matchup with Saint Mary’s, Utah State had a lot to prove to the national media. Bracketologists and pundits from around the country were questioning the validity of the Aggies record, which now stands at 25-3, and pointing out that they had zero wins against a team in the Top 100 in the RPI. After dispatching the Gaels 75-65, the Aggies now have … Continue reading»

USU Football Letter of Intent

From Utah State Sports Information here is the list of letters of intent that have been faxed over. Utah State 2011 football commitmentsAustin Albrecht OL 260/6-5 Alta HS Sandy, Utah Plans to greyshirt his first semester and then leave on an LDS missionMaurice Alexander OLB 190/6-1 Arizona Western Col. Yuma, Ariz. Had 98 tackles and 8 sacks last year for the MatadorsTerrence Alston CB 175/5-10 Solano CC Fairfield, … Continue reading»

Four more commitments for Utah State

Utah State football received four commitments from a group of recruits that visited this weekend. The Aggies again looked for size and depth in the trenches. This size and depth comes in the form of offensive tackle Ian Maguire, a six-foot-six 274-pound offensive tackle, who just finished his season with City College of San Francisco. Maguire is a mid-year transfer and will enroll at Utah State early this … Continue reading»

Whimpey twins commit to USU

LOGAN — The recruits keep coming for Utah State as football coach Gary Andersen received commitment from two more players on Friday night when twins brothers Kevin and Kyle Whimpey pledged to join the Aggies. The Whimpeys are 2008 graduates of Lone Peak High School in Alpine and have spent the last two years serving LDS missions. The Aggies continue to focus on depth and size in the … Continue reading»

USU lands 3 recruits

Gary Andersen and Utah State have scored again in the recruiting world with three more commitments to the program, all from the junior college ranks. ​First off is Adam Kennedy a 6-foot-5, 210-pound quarterback from San Joaquin Delta Community College in Stockton, California. Kennedy is a pro style passer who will enroll at Utah State in January for the upcoming winter semester. “I have a lot of respect … Continue reading»

Aggie snubbed from All-WAC Team

LOGAN – By any reasonable account Utah State University kick returner Kerwynn Williams was the recipient of the short end of the stick when the All-WAC teams were announced on Monday. Williams set the NCAA record for kick return yards in a season with 1,444 yards yet was deemed not one of the best two kick returners in the conference. The kick returners who were selected to the … Continue reading»

Utah State's Tai Wesley explains intentional foul against BYU

It was the call heard around the state. With his team down three points to rival BYU with two minutes left in the game Wednesday night in Provo, Utah Stat’s Tai Wesley was whistled for an intentional foul for swinging his elbows. In addition to being Wesley’s fifth foul, the Cougars were awarded two foul shots and the ball. The call, which can be seen on youtube.com, undoubtedly … Continue reading»

Slowing down Lillard is key for Utah State

LOGAN – Weber State hasn’t had a player with as much talent as Damian Lillard since Harold “The Show” Arceneaux laced up his sneakers for the Wildcats a decade ago. He is a very good guard who makes plays. He can shoot the basketball, and he can get on a roll, much like Jaycee Carroll, where it doesn’t matter if you have a hand in his face, Utah … Continue reading»

WAC preseason basketball rankings

With exhibition season wrapping up for college basketball it is time to debut this blogs weekly power rankings. These first rankings are based on the preseason media ballot the Deseret News filled out. With each season hope flourishes from every campus in America that maybe this season is their season, so included in this week’s rankings are a reason for each team to believe that this is their … Continue reading»