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Last Updated Jul 28, 2015 10:12AM

Las Vegas • With a seasoned quarterback and a solid defense returning, the Utah State Aggies were picked to finish second in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West, it was announced Tuesday here at the annual league media days. …

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  • Utah State head coach Matt Wells cheers along with players prior to a New Mexico Bowl college football game against UTEP, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Utah State football: Aggies ready to get things into gear
    Utah State coach Matt Wells laughed when asked how his summer went. “There’s never a day off,” he said, sounding perfectly thrilled at the notion. Thi...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 09:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State coach Matt Wells talks with cornerback Rashard Stewart after a play during an NCAA college football game against Colorado State, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Logan, Utah. Utah State won 13-0. (AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray) USU football: Matt Wells, Nick Vigil named best in conference in media poll
    Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil and coach Matt Wells picked up some nice recognition this week when they were named the best defensive player and bes...
    Updated Jul 20 2015 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah State head coach Matt Wells cheers along with players prior to a New Mexico Bowl college football game against UTEP, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) USU football: Coach Matt Wells signs contract extension through 2019
    Logan • Football coach Matt Wells isn’t going anywhere, at least if Utah State has anything to say about it. The Aggies announced Friday that Wells’ c...
    Updated Jul 10 2015 09:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State athletics: Last athlete involved in June car accident released from hospital
    All of Utah State’s athletes who were involved in a major car accident on June 26 have been released from the hospital, according to school officials....
    Updated Jul 07 2015 04:28 pm   |     |   Share

  • FILE - In this July 13, 1974, file photo, Gary Player, center, and Peter Oosterhuis shake hands after the final of the British Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's in Lancashire, England. Oosterhuis, 67, said on Monday, June 29, 2015, that he has early onset Alzheimer's disease. (AP Photo, File) Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer’s
    Former British golfer and CBS analyst Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The 67-year-old Oosterhuis went public with the n...
    Updated Jun 29 2015 08:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kragthorpe: Adversity keeps coming for Utah State football program
    While trying to make a clear distinction between a horrific auto accident and an undisclosed violation of team rules, I would conclude that this past ...
    Updated Jun 29 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Utah Highway Patrol

Four Utah State University football players, and a former softball player, were hurt in a crash Friday afternoon in Trenton.

2 Utah State football players released from hospital
    Logan • Two Utah State athletes injured when their SUV was struck by a semi have been released from the hospital, but three other people remain hospit...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • Eli Lucero  |  Herald Journal

Rescue workers extricate a USU football player from a vehicle after it was hit by a semi truck in Trenton on Friday. USU athletes injured in car crash upgraded to stable condition
    It was the hardest call Matt Wells has ever had to make. And he had to make it four different times. When the Utah State football coach called the par...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • USU basketball: Aggies announces schedule
    Nonleague road games at Duke, BYU and Weber State along with 18 games against Mountain West Conference opponents highlight the 2015-16 Utah State men’...
    Updated Jun 24 2015 09:08 pm   |     |   Share
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Rendering of Utah State's Maverik Stadium. Utah State football: Maverik, USU reveal terms of $6.3 million stadium deal
    After two months of wrangling to keep their stadium naming rights deal under wraps, Utah State University and Maverik Inc. released the full contract ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State football: California QB commits to Aggies
    The Utah State Aggies added a quarterback to their growing 2016 class with Jordan Love, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound QB from Liberty High School in Bakersfie...
    Updated Jun 16 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah State track: Longtime Aggies distance coach Steve Reeder retires
    Utah State's track and field team is seeing the end of an era this week. Steve Reeder, the Aggies' distance track coach, is retiring after 35 years. D...
    Updated Jun 15 2015 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: J.C. forward Dargenton commits to USU
    Logan • Alexis Dargenton, a 6-7 forward from Laramie County (Wyo.) Community College, has committed to play basketball at Utah State. Originally from ...
    Updated Jun 14 2015 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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Rendering of Utah State's Maverik Stadium. Utah State football: Records Committee orders USU to release contract with Maverik
    The State Records Committee decided Thursday that Utah State University's contract with Maverik will be open to the public. It was no small debate. Wi...
    Updated Jun 11 2015 04:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • John Zsiray  |  Herald Journal

Maverik president Tom Welch exchanges helmets with Utah State University president Stan Albrecht after the official announcement for the renaming of Romney Stadium to Maverik Stadium on Saturday April 11, 2015, during an event for donors prior to the football team's spring game. Journalists challenging confidentiality of Utah State-Maverik stadium deal
    In Logan, the old press box of Romney Stadium has been torn down. In its place rises a new tower that will sport a new name over the Aggie football fi...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: Crew Ainge signs to play for Aggies
    Logan • Crew Ainge, the son of former BYU star and Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, has signed to play at Utah State, th...
    Updated Jun 09 2015 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah State University introduced John Hartwell as its new vice president and director of athletics at the Wayne Estes Center Wednesday June 3, 2015, in Logan. He will begin his duties in mid-July. Utah State’s new AD sets forth big goals for Aggies
    Logan • John Hartwell introduced himself to Utah State’s athletes and supporters on Wednesday by saying he read a poll asking when the Aggies would wi...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State to introduce new athletic director John Hartwell on Wednesday
    Asked what John Hartwell is like, former Troy punter Jason Wright was quick with a description, remembering the many moments Hartwell took time to cha...
    Updated Jun 02 2015 03:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State football: Phil Olsen on ballot for Hall of Fame
    Former Utah State defensive end Phil Olsen is a legend in Aggie football history. Now, he could earn his spot as a legend in all of college football. ...
    Updated Jun 02 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Troy AD gets job at Utah State
    It took only a few years for John Hartwell to earn a solid reputation in the south for his fundraising abilities at Troy University. Apparently that r...
    Updated Jun 01 2015 06:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • USU football: Utah State gets commitment from Florida wide receiver
    The Utah State Aggies have continued to make some headway in recruiting Florida on Friday, with Craig Rucker a 5-foot-7, 165-pound receiver out of Edg...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State posts high marks in APR report
    Utah State's athletic teams once again posted strong numbers in the Academic Progress Report's latest findings, with both the men's golf team and wome...
    Updated May 27 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State names interim athletic director
    Utah State on Wednesday announced that it has named Jana Doggett as interim athletic director as the search for a permanent AD continues. Scott Barnes...
    Updated May 27 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: Aggies to play at national champions Duke next season
    Logan • The Utah State men’s basketball team will play at defending national champions Duke University on Nov. 29 as part of the 2015-16 season, the s...
    Updated May 26 2015 04:54 pm   |     |   Share