The Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel 2019

In Washington the Huskies and Cougars play for the Apple Cup. In Oklahoma the Sooners and Cowboys play for the Bedlam Bell. And in the Beehive State the featured in-State rivals BYU and Utah play for the Old Wagon Wheel. BREAKING NEWS: The Utah Utes don’t play BYU for this esteemed trophy and as former … Continue reading The Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel 2019

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The Council of Dan: to pay or not to pay College Athletes

Four regular fans named Dan team up to discuss sports and other important issues. Aggie Fan Dan, Cougar Fan Dan, Ute Fan Dan and Jazz Fan Dan have assembled to create an impenetrable force. It is time to summon....the Council of Dan! Should college athletes be paid? Aggie Fan Dan (@USUTheRightBlue): Yes but not astronomical … Continue reading The Council of Dan: to pay or not to pay College Athletes

Players make Plays when it Counts

It was a bright day for college football in the state of Utah depending on what color you were wearing. Two out of three FBS schools won and one of the two FCS schools got a big home win over another ranked FCS team. It was important for the teams to get wins to clean … Continue reading Players make Plays when it Counts

The Conquistadores Defeat the Aztecs

It wasn't quite a 93 year streak like the original Aztec empire of Mexico, but for 52 years the mighty San Diego State Aztecs reigned over the poor farmers of Logan, Utah. The only pig skin that these poor farmers were good at was slaughtering the hogs to make bacon. Even when the Aggies made … Continue reading The Conquistadores Defeat the Aztecs

Aggies vs Aztecs: Offense vs Defense

Utah State had one of the highest scoring offenses in the nation last year and looks pretty good this year. Last year, they avoided some good teams on the schedule. Replacing San Jose State, Hawaii and UNLV with Nevada, Fresno and San Diego State this year could make double digit wins a tough journey for … Continue reading Aggies vs Aztecs: Offense vs Defense

College Football Week 2 Preview

The first week of college football was full of top plays, heartbreaks, close games, storm delays and just plain mania.  Let's look at what happened by the numbers.  By teams from the Beehive State, there were a total of: 6 interceptions thrown  6 rushing touchdowns 5 passing touchdowns 3 made field goals 2 fumbles lost … Continue reading College Football Week 2 Preview

SOS Series: Utah State Aggies

Strength of schedule is completely speculative...... right? There is no way we can predict how hard the schedule will be based on predictions or even results. The truth is that unless someone can find a sports almanac from five years from now like Biff did in Back to the Future II, there won't be any … Continue reading SOS Series: Utah State Aggies

March Gladness: An Aggie Cinderella Story

Once upon a time there was a basketball team from an agricultural campus in Northern Utah (the Aggies).  They wanted so badly to get into the NCAA tournament dance every year but they were in a poor region called the Western Athletic Conference who usually had only one army selected from that land.  Stew Morrill's … Continue reading March Gladness: An Aggie Cinderella Story

Utah’s Journey back to the tourney

The state of Utah has a history of great basketball. The Utes have traditionally been a basketball school as they were the runner up in 1998 and won a championship in the World War II era. BYU has Jimmer Mania and once won the NIT back when it was the main tournament. The Aggies have … Continue reading Utah’s Journey back to the tourney

La Vida Loca in New Mexico

The culmination of the Utah State Aggie football season provided a clear picture of how the majority of the season looked.  They beat an inferior team by a lot of points.  They got ahead early and never looked back in their second ever New Mexico bowl win.  The final score was 52-13 in Albuquerque.  With … Continue reading La Vida Loca in New Mexico