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Crystal Ball Run:
The bowl season is upon us, ladies and gents. In just a few short days, 70 college football teams will be vying for 35 separate bowl wins.
One of those 70 teams, the Utah State Aggies, will battle the Ohio Bobcats in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
We were lucky enough to touch base with two assistants on the Utah State coaching staff to answer "Five Burning Questions" on the match-up with Ohio.
A big thank you to Utah State as well as Dave Baldwin (offensive coordinator/tight ends coach) and Bill Busch (associate head coach/special teams coordinator/defensive backs coach) for taking the time out to talk to us.
1. Following close losses at Auburn and BYU, the team got off to a rough start before closing the regular season on a five-game winning streak. What went in to the turnaround?
Bill Busch: Mostly the kids. The players just hung together. We just kept working hard, practicing hard, which we do all the time. That was a big plus, this group just kept working, kept ...
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Aggies head coach Gary Anderson kept the promise he made to his players that he would get a tattoo of Utah State's school logo if the team earned a bowl berth.
Aggie senior WR Eric Moats will be submitting journal entries throughout the week at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho. Moats has been submitting weekly blogs throughout the season, and will be sharing his thoughts about the Aggies' preparations for the Bowl game.
The Utah State Aggies finished the season 7-5 (5-2 in WAC) and will take on Ohio in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl this coming Saturday in Boise. The bowl will be the first for the Aggies since a loss to Cincinnati in the Humanitarian Bowl in 1997. Since then Utah State is 50-111. For his efforts [...]
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How committed is Gary Andersen to Utah State? For one thing, he's reportedly snubbed interest from bigger jobs this month after leading the Aggies to their first winning season since 1996, opting instead to re-up with USU for more money and an extra year on his contract. Or you could just scope his new tattoo, the result of a preseason bet he made with his players if they somehow...
CFT: Coach Gary Anderson got a tattoo of the Utah State logo after the team made the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Really.
Utah State women's basketball will finally return home after three-straight road games for a two-game home stand before Christmas. The Aggies will look to snap a three-game losing streak at home against BYU on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
From the bad idea files, we bring you this: On Sunday, a week after Utah State found out they were going to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (that’s even painful to type), coach Gary Anderson drove to Salt Lake City to make good a promise he made to his players before the season. Go to a…
Utah State football arrived in Boise, Idaho Tuesday afternoon, being welcomed by the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at the Aggies' team hotel, then later won the Strikes For Spuds bowling event, earning 1,400 pounds of potatoes for charity.
Utah State's women's basketball team moved up to second in the country in free throw percentage, according to the latest NCAA statistics, released on Monday.
Utah State football had its first practice in Boise Wednesday, in preparation for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday.
Utah State men's basketball player Preston Medlin has been named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Dec. 11, an award that is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
Before heading out West to watch the Ohio football team take on Utah State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, be sure to download the official fan guide for Saturday afternoon's game on the blue turf in Boise, Idaho.
In its first bowl appearance since 1997, Utah State (7-5, 5-2 WAC) will face Ohio (9-4, 6-2 MAC) in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Boise, Idaho... Kickoff from Boise State's Bronco Stadium (33,500) is slated for 3:30 p.m. (MT) and will be nationally televised on ESPN.
Dec 17, 5:30 PM | Turf of Bronco Stadium
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