Found October 02, 2013 on TornBySports:
The Matchup: With both teams coming off relatively easy wins BYU and USU will face off this Friday night at Romney Stadium in Logan. BYU’s last trip to Romney Stadium was an important night for the Aggies as they recorded their first win in 10 games versus the Cougars with recruit Chuckie Keeton on the sidelines.  The past two games have each been decided by 3 points with BYU winning 27-24 in 2011 and 6-3 in 2012. We are probably in for another close game this year with BYU and USU ranking #23 and #22 nationally in total defense, respectively. The Offense: BYU had an easy win against Middle Tennessee State last week. Despite the turnovers, the offense was able to put some points on the board and QB Taysom Hill’s passing efficiency markedly improved, 14-19 for 177. Although he hasn’t thrown for a touchdown since the Virginia game, I will take a 73% completion rate by the sophomore QB any day of the week, preferably game day. BYU will also have their two biggest offensive threats in R...

Career Spotlight: Chuckie Keeton

Chuckie Keeton from Houston, Texas is the best quarterback you’ve never heard of. Keeton is a 20-year-old junior who plays for the Utah State Aggies. Chuckie’s dual threat ability makes him one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the nation. The third year starter played his high school career at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Texas. Keeton was only a 2 star prospect coming...

Corralling Keeton is the key

The Cougars have another short week this week as they get ready to face the Aggies of Utah State this Friday. The Cougar defense will face one of its toughest challenges when it takes on Chuckie Keeton, one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation.

BYU vs. Utah State: 5 Storylines to Follow

The Brigham Young Cougars will face instate foe Utah State this week. Like Utah two weeks ago, the instate aspect lends for multitudes of storylines beyond the gridiron. BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL has five on field storylines to follow Friday night.  1. Taysom Hill vs. Chuckie Keeton, Part 2. Despite it being just his second career start (and sixth career game), Taysom Hill outplayed...

Utah State with a Nice Win on the Road

Utah State went on the road over the weekend to San Jose State for their second Mountain West encounter of the year. We saw the Chuckie Keeton we know and love again, after a rough outing against a very good USC defense. Keeton threw for 260 yards and 3 touchdowns, along with rushing for 52 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Keeton now has 17 touchdowns to 1 interception with 1362...

The Battle for Second Best in Utah

Earlier this year I wrote about the Aggies.  I wasn’t very bullish on them at the time (which is ironic since their mascot is a bull, but I digress.)  I predicted they might be lucky to get to eight wins; certainly not more.  Losses against Utah, USC, BYU, Boise St. were all but a given.  The Aggies have played five games this season and boast a 3-2 record.  Those two losses...

Game Preview: BYU Cougars @ Utah St. Aggies

In-state rivals Utah and BYU get set to face off this week in a game that will decide, at least for the time being, the third worst (or best, depending on how nice you want to be) team in the state. AccuScore simulated the matchup 10,000 times – Utah State is a solid 72.7 percent favorite to win. The average score in the simulations is 32-21, with the Aggies covering the -6.5 point...

Texas “Strength of Schedule” Week 5

Credit: The bottom end of the schedule is shaping up to be nasty. Aug. 31 – New Mexico State Aggies (0-5) @ New Mexico Lobos Line: New Mexico -9.5 Prediction: New Mexico 29, New Mexico State 17 If you are one of those sick fans of awful football, tune in to this one. Sept. 7 – BYU Cougars (2-2) vs Utah State Aggies Line: Utah State -6 Prediction: BYU 17, Utah State...

BYU Keys to the game

BYU and Utah State – the battle for second place in the state.  BYU is looking to win 2 in a row for the first time this year, while USU is looking to avenge last year’s loss in Provo.  Right now the odds makers have USU a 6 point favorite at home – which is almost the same spread when they had BYU 7 point favorites at home against Utah, and we know how that turned out!...

BYU vs. Utah State Preview: Which team is going to show up?

The Brigham Young Cougars (2-2) will travel to Logan, Utah to take on the Utah State Aggies (3-2). It has been an up and down season for both schools. As they square off in this pivotal instate contest, each school is asking, "Which team will show up?"  For Utah State, they are still struggling to get over the hump in big games. They have scared nationally recognized...
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