AGGIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGGIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah State football: A.D. says 13-game schedule too much for players http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420994-77/state-game-aggies-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420994-77/state-game-aggies-utah.html.csp">Utah State football: A.D. says 13-game schedule too much for players</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:48:47.606-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Call Saturday’s game at Arkansas State a bit of a bonus game for the Utah State Aggies. In the future, if Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes has his way, such a game won’t happen. This season’s schedule was one of the most difficult for Barnes to put together because the Aggies had two major changes. Their game with Boise State, originally scheduled as a non-conference game, became a league game during conference realignment, and Utah bought its way out of a game against the Aggie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:48:47 MDT Utah State football: Keeton still sidelined, Garretson will start http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416529-77/garretson-keeton-season-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416529-77/garretson-keeton-season-state.html.csp">Utah State football: Keeton still sidelined, Garretson will start</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:49:50.927-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • The Utah State Aggies are Darell Garretson’s team again, for another week, anyway. Garretson, the sophomore quarterback who became the starter last season when Chuckie Keeton suffered a season-ending knee injury, will start Saturday when the Aggies play at Arkansas State. Keeton’s left knee is banged up to the point he can’t play, but he isn’t out for the season, Utah State coach Matt Wells said Monday. “We’ll re-evaluate him before the BYU week,” Wells said. The Aggies are off next wee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416529@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:49:50 MDT Keeton out for Saturday, but not the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58416414-55/keeton-garretson-season-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58416414-55/keeton-garretson-season-saturday.html.csp">Keeton out for Saturday, but not the season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T12:26:02.457-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 12:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton won't play against Arkansas State Saturday, but his knee injury doesn't appear bad enough to sideline him for the season. Utah State coach Matt Wells said Monday that medical exams, including an MRI, showed Keeton's knee is structurally sound but Keeton is "banged up," enough to the point he can't play Saturday against the Red Wolves. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who played the second half of USU's 36-24 win over Wake Forest on Saturday, will get the start ag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416414@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:26:02 MDT Football players, volleyball standout earn awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58416167-55/named-week-awards-volleyball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58416167-55/named-week-awards-volleyball.html.csp">Football players, volleyball standout earn awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T11:20:02.955-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Couple of awards to announce for the Aggies today. Zach Vigil was named the MWC Defensive Player of the Week for returning an interception 37 yards for a touchdown against Wake Forest in addition to finished with four tackles and a pass breakup. Vigil was also named the Linebacker of the Week by the College Football Performance awards while teammate B.J. Larsen was named the Defensive Lineman of the Week. Larsen had four tackles Saturday, including three sacks and a pass breakup. In volleyball...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416167@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:20:02 MDT Former Aggie Lawson suffers injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58414662-55/keeton-injury-lawson-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58414662-55/keeton-injury-lawson-aggies.html.csp">Former Aggie Lawson suffers injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T05:07:02.972-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 05:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While we await news on Chuckie Keeton's status, another Aggie-related player went down with an injury Sunday as Nevin Lawson, now a rookie corner for Detroit, suffered a dislocated foot and had surgery immediately according to this report. The injury was so bad doctors decided the best course of action was immediate surgery rather than wait until Lawson returned to Detroit. Hopefully the prognosis is better for Keeton, who watched the second half of Utah State's win over Wake Forest from the si...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58414662@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:07:02 MDT USU Football: Defense feeling good after win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413320-77/aggies-saturday-defense-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413320-77/aggies-saturday-defense-yards.html.csp">USU Football: Defense feeling good after win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:32:46.325-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite all the dynamic play of Chuckie Keeton and the heroic efforts of his backup Darell Garretson, Utah State’s defense reminded all with Saturday’s 36-24 win over Wake Forest that it often is the greatest factor in determining the team’s success. That trend has the Aggies feeling rather good about themselves going forward, regardless of what happens at the quarterback spot. Garretson might be the guy who leads the offense this week against Arkansas State and possibly longer if Keeton can’t ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413320@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:32:46 MDT Utah State football: Hunter Sharp shines for Aggies in win over Wake Forest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411836-77/yards-sharp-aggies-catches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411836-77/yards-sharp-aggies-catches.html.csp">Utah State football: Hunter Sharp shines for Aggies in win over Wake Forest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:25.682-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State lost one and gained one in the offensive star power category Saturday in the win over Wake Forest. Quarterback Chuckie Keeton didn’t play in the second half with an injury to his left leg, the same leg he hurt last season, but all was not bad news for the Aggies’ offense. Receiver Hunter Sharp paced the offense with 12 receptions for 138 yards. The junior college transfer has moved into a more prominent role since Brandon Swindall sustained a season-ending injury against Idaho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58411836@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:25 MDT College football: Utah State beats Wake Forest, but loses QB Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411333-77/keeton-state-utah-touchdown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411333-77/keeton-state-utah-touchdown.html.csp">College football: Utah State beats Wake Forest, but loses QB Keeton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:55.547-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Just a few days ago Utah State coach Matt Wells was talking about how unpredictable football seasons can be, relating it to last year’s adversity when Joe Hill and quarterback Chuckie Keeton suffered season-ending injuries. “You can’t predict anything,” he said. No you can’t, but you can feel a little déjà vu. The future looks uncertain once more for the Aggies’ offense as Keeton sat out the second half of the Aggies’ 36-24 win over Wake Forest (1-2) Saturday in Romney Stadium with a le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58411333@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:55 MDT Kragthorpe: Keeton's injury sends USU's backup into action again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411334-77/garretson-usu-keeton-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411334-77/garretson-usu-keeton-season.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Keeton's injury sends USU's backup into action again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:25.857-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan Practically before anyone discovered that Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson no longer was standing on the sideline and signaling plays, a Wake Forest player was returning an interception of Garretson’s pass. Whoa. What just happened here? The tone of USU’s season changed during halftime of an eventual 36-24 win Saturday night at Romney Stadium. Of course, this is standard stuff for the Aggies in the Matt Wells era. Stop me if you’ve heard this story. USU quarterback Chuckie Keeton ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58411334@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:25 MDT Live blog: Wake Forest 7-0, Aggies need to focus on run game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410436-55/aggies-game-keeton-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410436-55/aggies-game-keeton-offense.html.csp">Live blog: Wake Forest 7-0, Aggies need to focus on run game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T17:46:23.195-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chuckie Keeton promised the offense would be better this week, but so far the quarterback looks like he is pressing too much to make that happen. Keeton has thrown one interception off a bad decision and has had two other balls that were nearly picked off. Waiting for the Aggies to turn to the run game to get the offense going like it did last week. Like the way JoJo Natson is finding the edges, perhaps the Aggies can get him more involved.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410436@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:46:23 MDT USU Football LIVE Blog: Aggies beat Wake Forest 36-24 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410338-55/touchdown-aggies-garretson-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410338-55/touchdown-aggies-garretson-yards.html.csp">USU Football LIVE Blog: Aggies beat Wake Forest 36-24</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T21:04:10.838-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Just a few days ago Utah State coach Matt Wells was talking about how unpredictable football seasons can be, relating it to last year’s adversity when Joe Hill and quarterback Chuckie Keeton suffered season-ending injuries. “You can’t predict anything,” he said. No you can’t, but you can feel a little deja vu. The future looks uncertain once more for the Aggies’ offense as Keeton sat out the second-half of the Aggies 36-24 win over Wake Forest Saturday in Romney Stadium with a leg injury...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410338@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:04:10 MDT USU Football LIVE Blog: Aggies, Wake Forest getting underway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410178-55/game-aggies-forest-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58410178-55/game-aggies-forest-twitter.html.csp">USU Football LIVE Blog: Aggies, Wake Forest getting underway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T17:06:03.306-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Talking to quarterback Chuckie Keeton earlier this week, he didn't think this game against Wake Forest could be a so-called trap game. "They're all the same to me," he said. Still, I wonder if Aggie fans are a little nervous about this game? It certainly doesn't have the hype of Utah State's game against Tennessee with Wake Forest struggling in recent seasons. However, the Demon Deacons have had a decent defense recently and with the way the Aggies' offense has struggled, perhaps a few worry lin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410178@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:06:03 MDT Utah State football: Aggies in search of win, identity vs. Wake Forest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58406441-89/aggies-state-forest-wake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58406441-89/aggies-state-forest-wake.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies in search of win, identity vs. Wake Forest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:22:34.755-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Asked this week what he thought of the strengths of the various conferences this season, Utah State coach Matt Wells acknowledged he hadn’t seen enough other teams to have an informed opinion. He has been too busy figuring out what kind of team he has to worry about anyone else. The Aggies knew this would be a bit of a rebuilding year in some areas. However, the return of Chuckie Keeton and running back Joe Hill made the Aggies hopeful their offense would find its old form. But now, as t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406441@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:22:34 MDT USU football: Aggies looking to increase season-ticket sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402092-77/season-aggies-ticket-barnes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402092-77/season-aggies-ticket-barnes.html.csp">USU football: Aggies looking to increase season-ticket sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:46.428-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • With several solid seasons behind them, the return of Chuckie Keeton and the exposure of being in a larger conference, the interest and buzz around Utah State football has increased this year. Surprisingly the interest hasn’t translated into more ticket sales. The Aggies are expecting to sell about 9,000 season tickets this year, which is about 1,000 less than they sold for 2013. The slight dip has athletic director Scott Barnes a little perplexed. “We’ll have to figure out why that is,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402092@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:46 MDT USU football: Whimpey embraces leadership role for Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398226-77/whimpey-aggies-state-kevin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398226-77/whimpey-aggies-state-kevin.html.csp">USU football: Whimpey embraces leadership role for Aggies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:40:27.618-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • While his teammates were still digesting the lopsided loss to Tennessee inside the visitor’s locker room at Neyland Stadium, offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey was sitting at a table in front of a large group of media members, calmly putting the game into perspective. He didn’t deny it was a good old-fashioned butt-whipping, but he kept the focus on the future, expounding on the virtues of painful learning experiences, reminding everyone that the Aggies could still win the Mountain West and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398226@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:40:27 MDT Keeton says offensive improvement starts with the QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58400067-55/keeton-offensive-ball-starts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58400067-55/keeton-offensive-ball-starts.html.csp">Keeton says offensive improvement starts with the QB</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T20:05:03.217-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quarterback Chuckie Keeton knows the Aggies' offense has to play better, and that improvement starts with himself, he said following Wednesday's practice. "The biggest thing is we have to execute 11 as one," he said. "I know I haven't been playing well enough and I am trying to improve because it all starts with me. We need to be 11 strong with everyone being on the same page and at the same speed." Keeton said the offensive issues are partially due to new guys learning their roles along the off...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58400067@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:05:03 MDT Wake Forest not taking Aggies lightly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58398876-55/aggies-certainly-clawson-lot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58398876-55/aggies-certainly-clawson-lot.html.csp">Wake Forest not taking Aggies lightly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T14:17:02.334-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson was extremely complimentary of the Aggies during the ACC conference call today, saying his team would face what he believes is one of the best defenses in the country. "They are very well coached, they are multiple, which gave us problems when we played Monroe," he said. "They are very extremely physical up front and they have some seniors and juniors that have played a lot of football. We have got a young offensive line that's continuing to grow together so we hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:17:02 MDT Utah State football: Aggies need to play smarter, yet maintain aggressiveness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394249-77/aggies-wells-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394249-77/aggies-wells-state-utah.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies need to play smarter, yet maintain aggressiveness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.694-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Seeing his team penalized 14 times for 160 yards against Idaho State is a concern for Utah State coach Matt Wells, but he isn’t interested in trading less penalties for a more passive defense. Acknowledging he has a young secondary that is still learning, Wells said his team needs to be cleaner when they play Wake Forest this week, but he doesn’t want his defense backing off too much as a result. “I don’t mind aggressive penalties,” he said. “We need to be cleaner with our hands in the s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394249@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT Wake Forest down a QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58393565-55/forest-wake-quarterback-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58393565-55/forest-wake-quarterback-aggies.html.csp">Wake Forest down a QB</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T11:06:02.779-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wake Forest has one less option at quarterback against the Aggies with Wake Forest announcing backup quarterback Kevin Sousa has been indefinitely suspended for a violation of team rules. The redshirt junior has not played this year. Wake Forest's starting quarterback is John Wolford, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound freshman who is 42-of-60 for 388 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions this season. His backup is redshirt sophomore Tyler Cameron. Utah State coach Matt Wells didn't slight Wolford for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:06:02 MDT Utah State football: With rash of injuries, Aggies on the run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58389366-77/state-aggies-game-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58389366-77/state-aggies-game-yards.html.csp">Utah State football: With rash of injuries, Aggies on the run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T23:13:07.938-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah State Aggies have a lot of talent on their roster this season. Unfortunately, much of that key talent is in the training room, not on the field. Two games into the season, the Aggies have added receivers Brandon Swindall and Shaan Johnson to the list of players expected to be out for the year. The others are linebackers Alex Huerta and Kyler Fackrell. Johnson, a senior, has had lingering knee injuries that have forced him into retirement while Swindall was hurt in the opening minutes of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389366@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:13:07 MDT