Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Boise State, UNLV

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Who is Utah State interim coach Nate Dreiling? A man up to a tough job

Who is Utah State interim coach Nate Dreiling? A man up to a tough job

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 5:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

With limited experience, Dreiling has heard from "probably about 30" current and former head coaches around college football.
Utah State football picked to finish 7th in the Mountain West in 2024

Utah State football picked to finish 7th in the Mountain West in 2024

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 10:59 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies did not inspire much confidence in the preseason poll.
Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Utah, Temple

Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Utah, Temple

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Breaking down how the Utah State football team matches up with Utah and Temple.
Former Aggies interim athletic director Jerry Bovee releases statement after recent firing

Former Aggies interim athletic director Jerry Bovee releases statement after recent firing

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted July 7 - 3:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

One of three Utah State officials fired last week said he did nothing wrong and plans to fight his termination.
Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Robert Morris, USC

Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Robert Morris, USC

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State football preview of opponents Robert Morris and USC.
Blake Anderson out as Utah State football coach after he 'violated' university policies

Blake Anderson out as Utah State football coach after he 'violated' university policies

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Updated July 2 - 12:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

Blake Anderson's tenure as Utah State's football coach appears to be over.
Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 11 - 3:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The opening of college football's transfer portal Tuesday promises to be the most intriguing of the mechanism's entry in college sports.
Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 10 - 3:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jon Rothstein sleeps in May, but the NCAA transfer portal is just getting started.
NCAA track and field: BYU's Danny Bryant takes podium spot in shot put

NCAA track and field: BYU's Danny Bryant takes podium spot in shot put

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 5 - 10:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Danny Bryant earned All-American status and a podium finish with a fourth-place throw of 20.02 meters in the men's shot put Friday, the No. 4 finish in the country.
Big 12, Mountain West reveal select football kick times for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Big 12, Mountain West reveal select football kick times for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 30 - 2:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the calendar flips to June and less than 100 days until the 2024 college football season, conferences and television networks unveiled the rite of passage that is the planning of the season.
Here are the Utah collegians who advanced to 2024 NCAA track and field championships

Here are the Utah collegians who advanced to 2024 NCAA track and field championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26 - 8:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

The final step toward historic Hayward Field and the NCAA outdoor track and field championships commenced this past weekend.
After 'chaotic' trip to portal, former Utah State starter McCae Hillstead found home at BYU

After 'chaotic' trip to portal, former Utah State starter McCae Hillstead found home at BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 10:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

Just 10 days after declaring his transfer intent, the 5-foot-10 strong-armed quarterback from Skyridge High announced on X, formerly Twitter, that he had committed to BYU.
'Let's win a national championship': Jerrod Calhoun officially introduced as Aggies coach

'Let's win a national championship': Jerrod Calhoun officially introduced as Aggies coach

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 1:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

"The goal here is quite simple. Let's win a national championship," Calhoun said, concluding his remarks Tuesday.
Report: Utah State finalizing deal to hire Youngstown State's Jerrod Calhoun

Report: Utah State finalizing deal to hire Youngstown State's Jerrod Calhoun

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State is finalizing the hire of Youngstown State coach Jerrod Calhoun as the team's head coach, according to several reports.
So long Sprinkle: Saying goodbye to one of the most historic seasons in Aggies history

So long Sprinkle: Saying goodbye to one of the most historic seasons in Aggies history

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sprinkle's departure, less than 24 hours after the end of the Aggies' NCAA tournament run, marks the end of a short, albeit impressive, era for Utah State basketball.
Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 26 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Preseason polls are meaningless, college coaches annually insist, with one overriding exception in all sports.
Danny Sprinkle leaves Utah State to take head coach job at Washington

Danny Sprinkle leaves Utah State to take head coach job at Washington

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated March 25 - 1:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of the Aggies' basketball season, Danny Sprinkle will depart Logan.
Utah State exits NCAA Tournament at hands of top-seeded Purdue

Utah State exits NCAA Tournament at hands of top-seeded Purdue

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated March 24 - 4:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State's basketball season came to an end Sunday afternoon at the hands of Zach Edey and the top-seeded Purdue Boilermakers by a score of 106-67.
Utah State dominates TCU to earn first NCAA Tournament win in 23 years

Utah State dominates TCU to earn first NCAA Tournament win in 23 years

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated March 22 - 11:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Though Utah State will be a massive underdog in the next round against Purdue, their first round tournament victory means more to their program than many understand.
Utah Food Bank receives 35,000 pounds of pork

Utah Food Bank receives 35,000 pounds of pork

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted March 21 - 8:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Pork Producers Association teamed up with Daily's Premium Meats and athletic departments at BYU and Utah State University, to successfully donate 35,000 pounds of pork to Utah Food Bank.
Aggies clinch 8-seed in NCAA Tournament, will face TCU in Indianapolis

Aggies clinch 8-seed in NCAA Tournament, will face TCU in Indianapolis

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted March 17 - 4:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

After what once seemed like a quasi-impossible season from Danny Sprinkle's Aggies, Utah State will dance for the second consecutive season and for the fourth time in the past five tournaments.
Aztecs erase 17-point deficit, upset Aggies in semifinal game with 86-70 win

Aztecs erase 17-point deficit, upset Aggies in semifinal game with 86-70 win

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated March 15 - 11:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

No leads are safe in March. And the Aggies found out the hard way.
Fresno State gives Utah State scare, but Aggies pull away for 87-75 win in OT

Fresno State gives Utah State scare, but Aggies pull away for 87-75 win in OT

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated March 14 - 4:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

With inverse conference records, there weren't many similarities between Utah State and Fresno State coming into the second round of the Mountain West Tournament.
Patrick Kinahan: NCAA Tournament success required to validate great seasons for BYU, USU

Patrick Kinahan: NCAA Tournament success required to validate great seasons for BYU, USU

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 12 - 10:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

Ponder this bit of twisted logic: Both BYU and Utah State enjoyed such outstanding regular seasons in basketball to the point neither matter anymore for each team.
Utah State, BYU both back inside AP top 20; Aggie women make coaching change

Utah State, BYU both back inside AP top 20; Aggie women make coaching change

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 11 - 12:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

The regular season has come and gone, and BYU and Utah State both moved back inside the top-20 of the Associated Press Top 25.
Darius Brown II hits winning 3-pointer to give No. 22 Utah State 87-85 win over New Mexico

Darius Brown II hits winning 3-pointer to give No. 22 Utah State 87-85 win over New Mexico

Carson Hilton, Associated Press  |  Posted March 9 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Darius Brown II hit the winning 3-pointer with five seconds to play, Ian Martinez scored 22 points on 7-of-11 shooting, and No. 22 Utah State secured its first outright Mountain West regular-season title.
No. 22 Aggies roll to 90-70 win, clinch share of Mountain West regular-season title

No. 22 Aggies roll to 90-70 win, clinch share of Mountain West regular-season title

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated March 6 - 10:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

Everything seemed to be working for 22nd-ranked Utah State in their road finale victory over San Jose State Wednesday night.
AP Top 25: BYU's win over Kansas drops Jayhawks out of top 10 for first time in 3 years

AP Top 25: BYU's win over Kansas drops Jayhawks out of top 10 for first time in 3 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 4 - 12:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars moved up six spots to No. 20, while Utah State moved to No. 22 in the latest national media rankings.
No. 22 Utah State beats Air Force 72-60 in penultimate home game

No. 22 Utah State beats Air Force 72-60 in penultimate home game

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated March 2 - 12:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

No. 22 Utah State defeated the Air Force Academy Falcons 72-60 at home Friday night.
No. 22 Utah State survives upset bid from Fresno State in overtime

No. 22 Utah State survives upset bid from Fresno State in overtime

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 27 - 11:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

No. 22 Utah State beat the Fresno State Bulldogs on the road 77-73 in overtime to retain first place in the Mountain West.
Utah State back in, BYU falls out of latest AP Top 25

Utah State back in, BYU falls out of latest AP Top 25

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 26 - 11:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

After a few weeks away, Utah State men's basketball is back in the national spotlight.
Aggies' Andy Hill making the most of his time back coaching in Beehive State

Aggies' Andy Hill making the most of his time back coaching in Beehive State

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 9:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

When Andy Hill ultimately left Utah, he didn't know if he would get the opportunity to return to the state by way of his career.
Aggies make statement, beat No. 19 San Diego State 68-63 at home

Aggies make statement, beat No. 19 San Diego State 68-63 at home

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 20 - 11:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

In a close affair, the Aggies' lead was cut to just 1 point late in the game. But the Aggies held the Aztecs scoreless through nearly four full minutes of the final five minutes of game play.
BYU drops 6 spots in latest AP Top 25; Utah State receiving votes

BYU drops 6 spots in latest AP Top 25; Utah State receiving votes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 19 - 11:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars are ranked No. 25 in the Associated Press Top 25 after Saturday's 93-83 loss at Oklahoma State, while Aggies received 22 points.
Utah State smashed on the road, lose 75-55 to Colorado State

Utah State smashed on the road, lose 75-55 to Colorado State

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 17 - 6:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies got dominated in nearly every facet of the game, struggling on offense, stopping next to nothing on defense, fouling too much, and losing the rebound battle by a large margin.
Purdue tops selection committee's bracket preview. Where do BYU, Utah State, Utah fall?

Purdue tops selection committee's bracket preview. Where do BYU, Utah State, Utah fall?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 17 - 1:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

The committee released its preview of the top-16 overall seeds Saturday on CBS, with Purdue wrestling the No. 1 overall seed from UConn, which ranks first in both in the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Poll.
Aggies defense cements 84-76 win over Wyoming, maintain top spot in Mountain West

Aggies defense cements 84-76 win over Wyoming, maintain top spot in Mountain West

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 14 - 11:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies, who ceded 43 points in the first half, outscored the Cowboys 45-33 with a strong second half performance.
Utah State stomps Boise State on Stew Morrill's honorary night

Utah State stomps Boise State on Stew Morrill's honorary night

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 11 - 12:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State beat Boise State 80-61 at home Saturday night, snapping their two-game losing streak and finishing their regular season series against the Broncos 2-and-0.
Bryson Barnes, Davon Graham Jr highlight new additions to Aggies' 2024 signing class

Bryson Barnes, Davon Graham Jr highlight new additions to Aggies' 2024 signing class

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies' signing class features 30 new players: 14 four-year transfers, 10 junior college transfers, and six high school signees.
'We didn't play hard enough': Nevada deals No. 22 Utah State 2nd straight loss

'We didn't play hard enough': Nevada deals No. 22 Utah State 2nd straight loss

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 6 - 11:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nevada bullied Utah State to a 77-63 loss Tuesday in front of the Aggies faithful.
BYU up 1 spot, Utah State down 5 in latest AP Top 25

BYU up 1 spot, Utah State down 5 in latest AP Top 25

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 12:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A weekend split sent the BYU and Utah State men's basketball teams in opposite directions to land close to one another in Monday's Associated Press Top 25.
No. 17 Utah State outmatched on the road, falls 81-67 to San Diego State

No. 17 Utah State outmatched on the road, falls 81-67 to San Diego State

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 3 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

San Diego State finished shooting 47% from the field — a shooting performance that allowed the Aztecs to extend their lead progressively throughout the second half to a win.
No. 17 Utah State beats San Jose State 82-61 behind Osobor's 31 points

No. 17 Utah State beats San Jose State 82-61 behind Osobor's 31 points

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 30 - 11:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies allowed the Spartans to stay relatively close through a handful of erroneous passes and unforced errors without any intense defensive pressure from the opposition.
BYU drops 1 spot, Utah State up 1 as Big 12 continues stranglehold on AP Top 25

BYU drops 1 spot, Utah State up 1 as Big 12 continues stranglehold on AP Top 25

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 29 - 1:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars and the Aggies remained relatively constant after wins over Texas and Boise State, respectively.
Darius Brown II leads No. 18 Utah State over Boise State in overtime

Darius Brown II leads No. 18 Utah State over Boise State in overtime

Jason Chatraw, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 27 - 5:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Darius Brown II scored 19 points, Ian Martinez had 18 and No. 18 Utah State beat Boise State 90-84 in overtime.
Best of the West: Arizona on top as Utah (the state and the team) thrives

Best of the West: Arizona on top as Utah (the state and the team) thrives

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 24 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

With BYU, Utah and Utah State rolling, the state is No. 1 in the West.
BYU, Utah State both inch down in AP Top 25 after split week

BYU, Utah State both inch down in AP Top 25 after split week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 22 - 12:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Welcome to a new world order, BYU, where a 7-point road loss in conference play has a marginal effect on the season. Ditto for the Aggies, in a way.
No. 16 Utah State falls to New Mexico, loses for first time in 66 days

No. 16 Utah State falls to New Mexico, loses for first time in 66 days

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 17 - 12:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies had no answer to New Mexico's high-powered offense Tuesday in front of the Lobos' infamous home crowd in The Pit.
Utah State moves up 4 spots, jumps ahead of BYU in AP Top 25

Utah State moves up 4 spots, jumps ahead of BYU in AP Top 25

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 12:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies moved up four spots after Saturday's stunning comeback win over UNLV, while the Cougars dropped two spots to No. 20 after splitting a pair of Big 12 road games.
Utah State beats UNLV on the road in final seconds for 15th straight win

Utah State beats UNLV on the road in final seconds for 15th straight win

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 13 - 5:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies led for a total of eight seconds, but it was enough to notch them a critical road win against the UNLV Rebels.
Aggies keep win streak alive with strong 2nd half against Wyoming

Aggies keep win streak alive with strong 2nd half against Wyoming

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 9 - 11:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

After a disappointing first half where the Aggies couldn't create significant separation from the Cowboys, Utah State opened the second half on a 11-0 run.
BYU drops 6 spots in latest AP Top 25, just ahead of newcomer Utah State

BYU drops 6 spots in latest AP Top 25, just ahead of newcomer Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 8 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 18th-ranked Cougars will travel to Waco, Texas for their first Big 12 road game at Baylor before continuing the swing Saturday at UCF.
Aggies fight back to beat 13th-ranked Colorado State 77-72 at home

Aggies fight back to beat 13th-ranked Colorado State 77-72 at home

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 7 - 12:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

Colorado State retained the lead through much of the second half until a 10-0 run gave the Aggies their first lead since early in the first half.
Osobor scores career high 32 points in Aggies' conference opener victory

Osobor scores career high 32 points in Aggies' conference opener victory

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 2 - 5:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies started conference play 1-0 after a dominant 88-60 win over Air Force Tuesday. The Falcons did not lead once all afternoon.
Aggies line play in Potato Bowl highlighted a bigger, underlying problem for team

Aggies line play in Potato Bowl highlighted a bigger, underlying problem for team

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 30 - 11:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Perhaps a bit hidden in the shadow of the 45 points and the 643 total yards the Aggies allowed against Georgia State in the Potato Bowl is the Panthers' whopping 386 rushing yards.
Aggies mashed in Idaho Potato Bowl, fall to Georgia State 45-22

Aggies mashed in Idaho Potato Bowl, fall to Georgia State 45-22

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 23 - 9:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Aggies' defense had no response for Georgia State's high-powered offense.
Game Center: Utah State vs. Georgia State

Game Center: Utah State vs. Georgia State

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Dec. 23 - 1:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Follow along as the Utah State Aggies take on the Georgia State Panthers in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho, with KSL.com's live Game Center.
Aggies' 2024 football recruiting class success began within the team

Aggies' 2024 football recruiting class success began within the team

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 20 - 6:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Anderson said that some of his players turned down deals of at least $100,000 to stay at Utah State.
Aggies beat San Francisco 54-53 in final seconds for 10th straight win

Aggies beat San Francisco 54-53 in final seconds for 10th straight win

Andrew Hyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 16 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The final 15 seconds, filled with drama, would ultimately culminate in the Dons turning the ball over with seconds remaining. Aggies win 54-53.