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Aggie Football Hosts Weber State in Annual Homecoming Game Saturday Night


Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013


Utah State football action on the field
Utah State (1-1, 1-0 MW) continues its 2013 season with its first home game of the year hosting Weber State (1-1) in its annual Homecoming game Saturday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. The game is carried live on ESPN3. (photo from Athletics website)

Football Game Notes

 

WEBER STATE at (RV) UTAH STATE

 

GAME THREE INFORMATION

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Kickoff: 6:04 p.m.

Location: Logan, Utah

Stadium: Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium (25,513)

Series: Utah State leads, 12-1

TV: ESPN3, Joel Meyers (Play-by-Play), Kevin O'Connell (Analyst),

Radio: Utah State Sports Network, Al Lewis (Play-by-Play), Craig Hislop (Analyst)

Live Stats: UtahStateAggies.com

Twitter Updates: /USUFootball

YouTube: /USUAthletics

Facebook: /USUFootball

Tickets: 1-888-USTATE-1

 

WHAT TO WATCH FOR...

  • Utah State is in its 116th season of football and is 507-509-31 (.499) in its previous 115 seasons. USU has nine nationally televised games on ESPN, CBS Sports Network and Fox Sports 1 in 2013 and two more that will be broadcast regionally on ROOT SPORTS.
  • Utah State has won eight-straight home games, the longest home winning streak since the 1966-68 teams combined to win eight-straight home games and that eight-game home winning streak ranks as the seventh-longest in school history. The school record for consecutive home wins is 17 set from 1959-63. All-time, USU is 120-96 (.556) at Romney Stadium.
  • Utah State has won five-straight home games against in-state opponents as it defeated Southern Utah (34-3) and Utah (27-20 OT) in 2012; Weber State (54-17) in 2011; BYU (31-16) in 2010; and Southern Utah (53-34) in 2009. USU's last home loss against an in-state opponent was on Oct. 3, 2008, when it lost to BYU, 34-13.
  • Utah State has won each of its last four home openers and is 76-38-2 all-time in its first home game of the season, including a 25-20 record at Romney Stadium.
  • Utah State is 8-1 at home in its last nine non-conference games dating back to the 2009 season as it has posted non-conference wins against Southern Utah (34-3), Utah (27-20 OT) and UNLV (35-13) in 2012; Weber State (54-17) and Wyoming (63-19) in 2011; Idaho State (38-17) and BYU (31-16) in 2010; and Southern Utah (53-34) in 2009, while its only loss during that stretch was a 35-34 double overtime loss to Colorado State in 2011. During its last nine non-conference home games, USU is out-scoring its opponents 41.0 to 19.3.
  • Utah State is 50-30-2 (.622) all-time during Homecoming, and this will be USU's first Homecoming game against Weber State.
  • Utah State has won 17 of its last 21 games, which is USU's best stretch since going 18-2-1 during the 1960-61 seasons. USU's four losses during its last 21 games have been by a combined 10 points as it lost to Ohio (24-23) in the 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, at No. 22 Wisconsin (16-14) and at BYU (6-3) in 2012, and at Utah (30-26) to open the 2013 season.
  • Utah State has 58 players in its program from the state of Utah, while Weber State has 25 players on its roster from the Beehive State.
  • Utah State has won four of its last five games played during the month of September and is 4-2 all-time in games played on Sept. 14.

 

UTAH STATE OPENS HOME SEASON AGAINST WEBER STATE IN ANNUAL HOMECOMING GAME

Utah State (1-1, 1-0 MW) continues its 2013 season with its first home game of the year as it hosts Weber State (1-1) in its annual Homecoming game Saturday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. The game will be carried live world-wide on ESPN3 with Joel Meyers (play-by-play) and Kevin O'Connell (analyst) on the call. Live audio of the game is also available on www.UtahStateAggies.com. Live stats will also be available through GameTracker, while Twitter updates — @USUFootball — will also be a part of Utah State's Game Day coverage.

 

Read much more in the full game notes at the Athletics website.

 

USU Game Notes vs. Weber State

WSU Game Notes vs. Utah State

 

 

Additional Aggie sports news is available at the Athletics website.



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