Tag: Utah State Aggies Football


Week 0 has become really the first week of college football. What used to be only a handful of games now has blossomed into many more. In fact in the FBS for this year’s Week 0, there were 11 games with eight of those games involving at least one Group of Five school. Week 0 […]

CSJ 2022 Game Preview: UConn at Utah State

Connecticut at Utah StateWhen: Saturday, August 27, 4:00 PM EDTWhere: Maverik Stadium, Logan, UtahTV/Streaming: FS1 / WATCH FOX SPORTS LIVE UConn and Utah State will actually be the first G5 vs. G5 game of the year in Week 0. Utah State and Connecticut have met once before in 2001 and Utah State won that game 38-31 at Connecticut. UConn […]

2022 Division I Conference Preview: Mountain West Conference

CSJ’S PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH Mountain Division *1. Boise State 2. Utah State 3. Air Force 4. Colorado State 5. Wyoming 6. New Mexico West Division 1. San Diego State 2. Fresno State 3. Nevada 4. San Jose State 5. UNLV 6. Hawai’i * Overall Champion 2021 BOWL RESULTS Record: 5-1 Fresno State 31, UTEP […]

Group of Five 2021-22 Bowl First Weekend Recap & Highlights

The first weekend is in the books for the Group of Five teams. Eight bowls were played Dec. 17th and 18th–all involving at least one G5 team in those games. The big story of the weekend was Western Kentucky’s QB Bailey Zappe breaking former LSU QB Joe Burrow’s record with 61st TD pass of season in WKU’s 59-38 win over Appalachian State in the Boca Raton Bowl. Zappe also broke the pass yardage record with over 5,800 yards passing.

2021 FBS Group of Five Championship Games Highlights and Recaps

A 2021 season like no other has taken place where finally a Group of Five team will undoubtedly be playing in the College Football Playoff. Cincinnati won the American Athletic Conference title over Houston to finish (thanks to Alabama also winning the SEC over Georgia) as the only undefeated team in all of FBS. The […]

CSJ 2021 Mountain West Conference Championship Game Preview — Utah State at San Diego State

UTAH STATE AT SAN DIEGO STATEWHEN: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 3:00 PM ESTWHERE: DIGNITY HEALTH SPORTS PARK, CARSON, CALIF.TV/STREAMING: FOX / FOX SPORTS LIVE The Mountain West title game participants were not known until the last weekend of play. San Diego State needed a win over Boise State, while Utah State needed SDSU to beat Boise State and also to […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 1

Wow, it it good to have a full week of football back this year. Last year, we had the Mountain West and Mid-America Conferences postpone their starts to the season and also had a couple teams not play at all last fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And had another play in the spring. Yes, […]

Group of Five Top 25 College Football Playoff Top 25 Previews 11/23/19

This week, the College Football Playoff Top 25 released its third rankings. The following is the full Top 25. The Group of Five has five teams in the initial release with Memphis ranked as the top G5 team–bumping Cincinnati from that spot from a week ago. Below are the full Top 25 rankings with the […]

College Sports Journal FBS Group of Five National Players of the Week-Sept. 30

Five players including Omar Bayless from Arkansas State, Jack Abraham from Southern Miss, Shakif Seymour from Toledo, Benny Walls from Tempe, and Savon Scrarver from Utah State have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Sept. 30, 2019 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The honorees […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 4

Down goes UCF. The Knights lost for the first time in the regular season in 26 games Saturday with its one point loss at the ACC’s Pittsburgh. This opens the Group of Five up for another team to break UCF’s two year run on the New Year’s Six bowl bid. Another AAC team in Temple […]

Group of Five Heavy Hitter Saturday Preview 9/21/19

This week there are still a number of G5 versus Power Five games and I will be keeping my eyes on these but the one game that has the majority of my attention this Saturday is another Mountain West opener (following the Friday Air Force-Boise State game) in Utah State visiting San Diego State. This game […]

Group of Five Opening Heavy Hitter Friday Previews 8/30/19

Friday typically only has a game or two in all of college football but on this opening weekend, there are two great Mountain West versus Power Five match-ups with Utah State visiting the ACC’s Wake Forest and the Rocky Mountain Showdown with Colorado State paying the Pac-12’s Colorado. Game 1 of the Night: Utah State […]

2019 College Sports Journal Conference Previews: Mountain West Conference

The Mountain West Conference was ranked as the top Group of Five conference last year with Boise State and Fresno State definitely the class of the league the last two seasons. The Broncos and Bulldogs have met in the MW Championship game the past two years.

2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Utah State Aggies

The Aggies entered their late season matchup against division rival Boise State last season on a 10-game win streak. However, Utah State lost and missed out on a chance to play in its first MWC Championship Game since 2013 but ended the season with a and easy win over North Texas in the New Mexico Bowl to finish 11-2 overall (7-1 MWC) in the end of of the Coach Matt Wells era, who departed for the Texas Tech head coaching job.

Group of Five 2018-19 Bowl Day 1 Recap & Highlights

Five bowl games involving Group of Five schools kicked off the bowl season on Dec. 15. Mountain West champion Fresno State and Sun Belt champion Appalachian State were both in action and both won their games rather easily. Utah State and Tulane were big winners in their games. But the game of the day was […]

CSJ 2018 New Mexico Bowl Preview: Utah State vs. North Texas, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Utah State vs. North Texas (New Mexico Bowl) When: Saturday, December 15, 2:00 PM EST Where: Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, N.M. TV/Streaming: ESPN / Watch ESPN Utah State Aggies (T-1st MWC Mountain, 10-2, 7-1) Utah State has seen one head coach leave and another get hired with Gary Anderson the new man in charge in Logan. Caught in the midst […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games of Week 6

The biggest game in the Group of Five in Week 6 was the Mountain West Conference showdown with San Diego State visiting Boise State. The Aztecs wen to Boise and pulled out a 19-13 defensive struggle game and now are positioned well to within the conference to win its division and host the MWC championship […]

College Sports Journal FBS Group of Five National Players of the Week-Sept. 24

Five players including Blake LaRussa from Old Dominion, Jordan Love from Utah State, Mitchell Guadagni from Toledo, William Bradley-King from Arkansas State, and Reggie Roberson Jr. from SMU have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Sept. 24, 2018 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The honorees are listed […]