Jacob Nielson

Jacob Nielson

Utah State delivers convincing, resume-building win over San Francisco

Utah State delivers convincing, resume-building win over San Francisco

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 4 - 10:35 p.m.

Without point guard Rylan Jones and without strong shooting performances from season leading scorers Steven Ashworth and Taylor Funk, Utah State comfortably defeated San Francisco 82-64
Lone Star bowling: Utah State to face Memphis at First Responders Bowl in Dallas

Lone Star bowling: Utah State to face Memphis at First Responders Bowl in Dallas

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 4 - 2:28 p.m.

Utah State faces Memphis in the First Responders Bowl in Dallas on Dec. 27 on ESPN.
Utah State volleyball falls to Arkansas in opening round of NCAA Tournament

Utah State volleyball falls to Arkansas in opening round of NCAA Tournament

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:58 p.m.

A successful season for Utah State women's volleyball came to a bitter end on Friday night.
Utah State holds off Utah Tech upset bid, improves to 6-0

Utah State holds off Utah Tech upset bid, improves to 6-0

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 11:03 p.m.

Utah Tech was bent on making its first-ever game with Utah State a memorable one on Thursday night.
To achieve program goals, Utah State needs to overcome Boise State's dominance

To achieve program goals, Utah State needs to overcome Boise State's dominance

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 11:14 a.m.

Boise State remains the big, bad, blue dragon the Aggies can't slay. And it looms over the program.
Utah State comeback falls short; Aggies lose 7th straight to Boise State

Utah State comeback falls short; Aggies lose 7th straight to Boise State

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 4:07 p.m.

A concerted second half effort could not overcome a dismal first half for Utah State on Friday morning turn afternoon.
Steven Ashworth's career-high 30 points lifts Utah State past Oral Roberts

Steven Ashworth's career-high 30 points lifts Utah State past Oral Roberts

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 12:07 a.m.

Tied at 77 all with three remaining in Utah State's matchup against Oral Roberts, it looked to go down to the last possession. Steven Ashworth had other plans.
'Changed my life': How Calvin Tyler Jr, Aggies transformed each other this season

'Changed my life': How Calvin Tyler Jr, Aggies transformed each other this season

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 1:03 p.m.

Calvin Tyler Jr.'s two-year stint as Utah State's starting running back has been a fruitful relationship for both sides.
Aggies clinch bowl eligibility on Tyler's late touchdown run

Aggies clinch bowl eligibility on Tyler's late touchdown run

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 1:56 a.m.

Trailing 31-28 the Aggies manufactured a 9 play, 75 yard drive capped off by a 2 yard Calvin Tyler Jr. run to to up 35-31 and reach bowl eligibility.
Bowl or bust? What to make of Utah State's senior night game against San Jose State

Bowl or bust? What to make of Utah State's senior night game against San Jose State

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 11:02 a.m.

Is the game about a streaking Aggies team aspiring for coveted bowl eligibility? Or a program already eliminated from conference contention trying to surpass mediocrity?
Aggies overcome Eric Williams' 43 points, beat Toreros 91-89 in OT

Aggies overcome Eric Williams' 43 points, beat Toreros 91-89 in OT

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 12:14 a.m.

Utah State overcame a 43-point effort from Eric Williams to beat San Diego 91-89 in overtime on Thursday night.
Utah State offense explodes in 22-point win over Santa Clara

Utah State offense explodes in 22-point win over Santa Clara

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 11:10 p.m.

Propelled by a 19-point first half from graduate transfer Taylor Funk, the Aggies offense was unstoppable against Santa Clara.
Utah State holds on in 41-34 win over Hawaii; 1 win away of bowl eligibility

Utah State holds on in 41-34 win over Hawaii; 1 win away of bowl eligibility

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 2:50 a.m.

The Aggies escaped Oahu with a 41-34 win over Hawaii to improve to 5-5 on the season.
Cooper Legas, Utah State's offense look for improvement against down Hawaii team

Cooper Legas, Utah State's offense look for improvement against down Hawaii team

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 12 - 8:56 a.m.

If there's any remaining game this season the Aggies can flex their offensive muscles again, it's against Hawaii.
Steven Ashworth drops 28, Utah State coasts past Bradley for 84-62 win

Steven Ashworth drops 28, Utah State coasts past Bradley for 84-62 win

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 11:18 p.m.

A number of players on Utah State will be capable of filling up the scorebook this season, but nobody will do it with the same pizazz as Steven Ashworth.
What are the expectations for Utah State hoops this season?

What are the expectations for Utah State hoops this season?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 12:34 p.m.

The Mountain West preseason media poll predicted the Aggies to finish eight in the conference.
Taylor Funk, Utah State surge to 75-58 win over Utah Valley to open the season

Taylor Funk, Utah State surge to 75-58 win over Utah Valley to open the season

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 12:40 a.m.

Utah State's Taylor Funk is not your average 6-foot-9 forward.
Special teams lifts Utah State to win over New Mexico

Special teams lifts Utah State to win over New Mexico

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 5 - 7:27 p.m.

Producing plays with similar unpredictability to the November weather on Saturday afternoon, Utah State special teams accounted for 15 of the Aggies 27 points.
Off-field drama steals attention as Utah State preps for game against New Mexico

Off-field drama steals attention as Utah State preps for game against New Mexico

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 2:13 p.m.

Between a lawsuit from a former player and the AD's sudden resignation, lots is happening in Logan.
John Hartwell resigns as Utah State athletic director

John Hartwell resigns as Utah State athletic director

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 1 - 4:33 p.m.

John Hartwell resigned after 7 years as athletic director at Utah State.
Ridgeline rolls past Snow Canyon, advances to 4A semifinals

Ridgeline rolls past Snow Canyon, advances to 4A semifinals

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 28 - 10:52 p.m.

Jackson Olsen came alive with nine receptions for 137 yards and the Riverhawks advanced to face Crimson Cliffs.
Utah State limps into much-needed bye week

Utah State limps into much-needed bye week

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 2:07 p.m.

If Utah State were to tweet out a comprehensive injury report, they'd run over the 280 character limit.
Utah State loss to Wyoming a blow to postseason aspirations

Utah State loss to Wyoming a blow to postseason aspirations

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 8:36 a.m.

The aftermath of each Utah State loss this season has rung different tones.
Wyoming bullies overmatched Utah State in chilly setting victory

Wyoming bullies overmatched Utah State in chilly setting victory

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 23 - 1:08 a.m.

The Aggies were dominated physically on both sides of the ball, and Wyoming outgained the Aggies 529-217 in total yards.
Sky View rolls past Hurricane in first round of 4A tournament

Sky View rolls past Hurricane in first round of 4A tournament

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 8:01 p.m.

The Bobcats scored on their first six possession in route to a 41-6 win