Bowl Preview Bonanza, Part II

Opening weekend for the 2015 bowl season did not disappoint. Kenneth Dixon became college football's new touchdown king in New Orleans. One Mountain West team, San Jose State, rallied in Orlando, while another, New Mexico, fell just short in Albuquerque. Appalachian State's torrid comeback in Montgomery sealed the Mountaineers' first bowl win in program history,…

Group of Five Top 10: Memphis Sets The Pace

Utah State's blowout of Boise State threw much of the Group of Five picture into flux, but not for at the top. The American Athletic Conference has consistently looked like the cream of the Group of Five crop, and Week 7 only furthered that perception. Memphis' 37-24 defeat of Ole Miss scored the entire Group…

Utah State’s Signature Win Comes Against Boise State

Utah State football's strides throughout the last half-decade have included some big wins: BYU in 2010 and 2014, Utah in 2012, Northern Illinois in 2013. Utah State's track record in the truly marquee games, however, was one punctuated by near-misses: a seven-point loss at Oklahoma in 2010; a four-pointer at Auburn the next year; two…

Travis Wilson, Chuckie Keeton Have Battled Similar Fates

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson came out of the Utes' 24-14 win over Utah State Friday night, reappearing on the sideline with his arm in a sling. On the other side, Aggies quarterback Chuckie Keeton limped his way through much of the second half, playing through obvious pain despite sustaining repeated hits from the physical Utah…

College Football Night 1 Odds and Ends

The first bit of college football history made in this 2015 season comes courtesy of quarterback Trey White. White ran six yards to cap a 12-play, 84-yard drive: the first scoring drive in Kennesaw State football history. TOUCHDOWN!!! Trey White gives KSU the lead!! Owls lead 7-3 with 1:32 remaining in the first. #WitnessKSU #Believe—…

Projecting The Group of 5 Top 10 Ahead of ’15

The College Football Playoff introduced a new competition-within-the-competition last season, with the best of the Group of 5 jockeying for the automatic berth into one of the New Year's bowl games. The inaugural Group of 5 race went right down to the wire, and the 2015 installment promises more potential for fireworks. Click the page…

Utah State Aggie Bobby Wagner Is NFL’s Highest-Paid LB

Linebacker Bobby Wagner is rumored to have signed a $43 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks late Saturday, which makes him the NFL's highest-paid player at his position. Not a bad deal for a former 2-star recruit. Bobby Wagner landed at Utah State from Colony High School in Ontario, California, where he garnered minimal…