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Aggies picked to finish 3rd in Mountain Division

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:01am

San Diego State and Boise State are the preseason favorites to meet in the Mountain West Conference championship game in December. Utah State was picked to finish third in the Mountain Division behind Boise State and Air Force.

Vivint Arena to host annual in-state college basketball classic

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:19am

Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday an annual basketball classic for in-state college basketball programs.

Team Utah tops Utah State alums in OT at Basketball Tournament opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 9th - 7:40pm

Former Troy guard Richard Chaney drained a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left in overtime to lift Team Utah to a 78-77 win over the Utah State Stallions.

Former local college stars to compete in $2M basketball tournament

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 2nd - 9:03am

Former Utah State center Sean Harris wanted to get his own band back together — and now he’s doing just that. Harris was the chief organizer of the Utah State Stallions, a team of mostly Aggie alumni that will begin play this summer.

BYU's Shaq Walker cruises into 800M final at NCAA championships

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 8th - 10:05pm

BYU’s Shaquille Walker didn’t set a personal-best time in the 800-meter semifinals at the opening day of the NCAA Track and Field meet Wednesday. He didn’t need to, though.

Utah Valley sprinter out to set records at NCAA championships

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 7th - 8:48pm

Utah Valley senior sprinter Nick Taylor will run the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, beginning Wednesday, becoming the first-ever dual-event qualifier in Wolverines' program history.

Aggies' Smith excited for familiar workout with Jazz

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 5th - 8:07pm

Utah State's Chris Smith was one of six potential NBA draft prospects to work out with the Jazz on Sunday, joining players like Wichita State’s Ron Baker and Cal’s Tyrone Wallace, among others.

Utah State's caravan tour more a 'friend-raiser than a fundraiser'

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jun 2nd - 6:05pm

Last Thursday wrapped up the athletic department’s caravan tour across the state, finishing off at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy.

Utah State's Moore opts out of draft, will return to school

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 19th - 11:42am

Utah State forward Jalen Moore will return to school for his senior season and opt out of this summer's NBA draft, the school announced Thursday.

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.