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NFL Locals: former Aggies Fackrell, Vigil sign rookie contracts

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 12th - 5:43pm

Former Utah State linebacker Kyler Fackrell signed a rookie contract with the Green Bay Packers, the team announced Thursday, joining former teammate Nick Vigil, who signed with the Bengals on Tuesday.

Forward Lew Evans transferring from Utah State to Tennessee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 12th - 11:30am

Forward Lew Evans will play for Tennessee as a graduate transfer once he finishes up at Utah State.

Locals in the NFL: Utes' Paul signs contract with Bengals

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 8th - 10:41pm

Gionni Paul signed a free-agent contract Sunday on the final day of mini-camp, one of four invitees to sign among the Bengals’ 24-player rookie class.

Where local athletes ended up in the NFL

Josh Furlong and Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:34pm

The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.

Utah State dismisses OL Mosley for violation of team rules

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:18pm

Utah State junior offensive lineman Tyshon Mosley has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules, head coach Matt Wells announced late Sunday night.

NFL draft picks show joy in myriad ways after big weekend

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:37pm

More than 250 college athletes heard their names called during the three-day, seven-round NFL draft this past weekend. And each one had their own unique response.

2016 NFL Draft Board  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:15pm

The 2016 NFL Draft begins Thursday night as college athletes look to make a jump to the highest level of football. Follow along as the first round of the draft kicks off Thursday night.

Aggies' Vigil drafted by Bengals, Fackrell goes to Packers in subsequent picks

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:57pm

Kyler Fackrell was a major cog in Utah State’s defense during his four-year tenure as a standout linebacker with the Aggies. But his career won’t stop there.

Roundup: Local JUCO prospects sign with four-year schools

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 13th - 6:06pm

Wednesday was the first day for junior college prospects to officially sign with Division I schools, and a number of local players found landing spots to continue their basketball careers.

Aggies cap spring camp with scrimmage; Utes' Cox impresses with Williams' injury

Rod Zundel and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 9th - 7:19pm

Click the video for highlights from scrimmages for the Aggies and Utes on Saturday afternoon.

Robinson, Evans impress at Utah State Pro Day

Sean Walker and Matt Glade  |  Posted  Apr 6th - 6:14pm

Twenty former Utah State players worked out for 21 NFL scouts Wednesday morning with hopes of improving their NFL draft stock during the Aggies’ annual Pro Day.

Aggies schedule Pro Day for Wednesday

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 5th - 7:36pm

Utah State will host its annual pro day exhibition Wednesday on campus.

Aggies power run game in second spring scrimmage

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Apr 1st - 10:56pm

Justen Hervey led a stable of rushers with 38 yards and a touchdown on eight carries as the Aggies showed a commitment to the ground game Friday night at Maverik Stadium.

Utah State's Jalen Moore to submit name for NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 25th - 7:59pm

Utah State junior forward Jalen Moore said Friday that he will submit his name for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent.

Mountain West reverses course, will stick to 11-team format

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 11th - 4:50pm

Mountain West basketball coaches complained when the conference's presidents disregarded their vote on keeping the men's and women's basketball tournament at 11 teams.

MW tournament: Aztecs' late winner fends off Aggies in quarterfinal  |  Posted  Mar 10th - 3:18pm

Trey Kell scored a game-high 17 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 44 seconds left, to help top-seeded San Diego State survive Utah State's upset bid in Thursday's Mountain West quarterfinal matchup at the Thomas & Mack Center.

MW tournament: Rector's career day leads Aggies by Wyoming in first round  |  Posted  Mar 9th - 4:01pm

Shane Rector scored a career-high 24 points to go along with six rebounds as Utah State held off Wyoming, 88-70, in the first round of the Mountain West tournament Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Fresno State edges Utah State 86-85, clinches MWC No. 2 seed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 5th - 10:01pm

Marvelle Harris scored 34 points and Fresno State beat Utah State 86-85 on Saturday night to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Mountain West Conference Tournament.

Utah State breaks away to beat Air Force 78-65

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Mar 1st - 9:41pm

Chris Smith and Jalen Moore scored 23 points each and Utah State broke away through the second half to defeat Air Force 78-65 on Tuesday night.

How local players fared at the 2016 NFL Combine

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 28th - 9:56pm

Starting last Friday, football players from colleges across the nation have been performing at the NFL combine trying to boost their draft stock. Numerous players from local colleges have participated. Here's how they've done, so far.