Jacob Nielson

Jacob Nielson

In first career start, Cooper Legas provided spark for Aggies offense

In first career start, Cooper Legas provided spark for Aggies offense

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 1:09 a.m.

Orem native Cooper Legas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another in Utah State's 38-26 loss to BYU on Thursday night.
Aggies motivated to get right before BYU series ends, but do they have what it takes?

Aggies motivated to get right before BYU series ends, but do they have what it takes?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 6:27 p.m.

The Wagon Wheel has not resided in Logan since 2019. It will stay out of town for much longer if the Aggies football team can't pull off the upset against BYU on Thursday night.
Aggies offense dooms itself Saturday night against Rebels

Aggies offense dooms itself Saturday night against Rebels

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 2:04 a.m.

In the game played out in front of the students, Utah State football leaned into a reputation of it's own that has began to gain traction in recent weeks: having a dud of an offense.
Utah State falls to UNLV, drops to 1-3 on season

Utah State falls to UNLV, drops to 1-3 on season

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 10:32 p.m.

Turnover, penalties ravage Aggies as they fall to UNLV 34-24 on Saturday night at Maverik Stadium.
Do Logan Bonner, Aggies have what it takes to beat UNLV?

Do Logan Bonner, Aggies have what it takes to beat UNLV?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 8:37 a.m.

Saturday's game against UNLV is no doubt the most important of the season yet — for Logan Bonner and his team.
Region 11 madness continues as Mountain Crest hammers Logan

Region 11 madness continues as Mountain Crest hammers Logan

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 11:13 p.m.

Anticipated to be a tightly contested battle, the Mustangs dominated both sides of the ball to spoil Logan homecoming.
From the turf to the booth, Aggies legend Robert Turbin returns to Logan Saturday

From the turf to the booth, Aggies legend Robert Turbin returns to Logan Saturday

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 1:28 p.m.

Former Utah State and NFL running back Robert Turbin will be the color analyst for the Utah State, UNLV game on Saturday
Improved leadership a major takeaway from Utah State's bye week

Improved leadership a major takeaway from Utah State's bye week

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 12:17 p.m.

In efforts to turn around season, several Aggies players stepped into leadership roles during the bye week.
Utah State's Blake Anderson addresses death of son, announces mental health initiative

Utah State's Blake Anderson addresses death of son, announces mental health initiative

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 3:01 p.m.

In a video released by Utah State Monday, Blake Anderson announced a Utah State initiative to promote mental health and addressed his own families battle.
Can Utah State football find its identity?

Can Utah State football find its identity?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 11:13 a.m.

Similar to how the 2021 team left the one-win 2020 Aggies back in quarantine, the 2022 version needs to leave the 2021 Aggies back in the trophy case and create its own identity.
Forgiveness the best approach for fans, Blake Anderson after Weber State upset

Forgiveness the best approach for fans, Blake Anderson after Weber State upset

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 12 - 8:19 a.m.

After Aggies fans booed quarterback and Anderson called them out, forgiveness first step in turning around the season
Weber State upsets Utah State in dominating fashion

Weber State upsets Utah State in dominating fashion

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 10:59 p.m.

Jay Hill picked up a signature win as the Wildcats came into Logan and embarrassed the Aggies.
'A lot of our fan base showed true colors today': Anderson calls out Aggies fans in loss

'A lot of our fan base showed true colors today': Anderson calls out Aggies fans in loss

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 9:42 p.m.

Blake Anderson did not hold back when asked about his fans' behavior following Utah State's 35-7 loss to Weber State
Logan spoils Sky View homecoming, beats Bobcats for first time since 2013

Logan spoils Sky View homecoming, beats Bobcats for first time since 2013

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 11:34 p.m.

A game-sealing interception helped the Grizzlies snap an eight-game losing streak to its rival to the north.
Scholarship, punt return job 'dream come true' for Utah State's Cooper Jones

Scholarship, punt return job 'dream come true' for Utah State's Cooper Jones

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 9 - 11:23 a.m.

Coming from a family of punt returners, Elko native Jones has been long preparing for the opportunity.
Takeaways from the Alabama drubbing as Aggies turn attention to Weber State

Takeaways from the Alabama drubbing as Aggies turn attention to Weber State

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 6 - 2:39 p.m.

Despite a 55-0 loss to the Crimson Tide, there were handful of positives the Aggies can build off of moving forward.
Guaranteed games necessary for Aggies, but was Alabama game worth the price?

Guaranteed games necessary for Aggies, but was Alabama game worth the price?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 8:36 a.m.

Utah State willingly subjected itself to domination and frankly, embarrassment, in Alabama Saturday night. But why?
Utah State outmatched in forgettable night against No. 1 Alabama

Utah State outmatched in forgettable night against No. 1 Alabama

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 3 - 11:11 p.m.

With its white jerseys stained crimson and an arsenal of red and white pom poms from 98,321 fans bearing down, Utah State was broken down, piece by piece Saturday night against No. 1 Alabama.
Logan Bonner set to lead the Aggies into Alabama

Logan Bonner set to lead the Aggies into Alabama

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 8:19 a.m.

Still recovering from an ACL tear sustained last December, Utah State's quarterback enters Saturday prepared for the Crimson Tide
BYU not on Utah State hoops schedule for first time in 15 years

BYU not on Utah State hoops schedule for first time in 15 years

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 11:13 p.m.

The Aggies, which announced its schedule Wednesday, couldn't agree to a deal with its in-state rival.
Yes, Utah State really does want Bama, and here's why

Yes, Utah State really does want Bama, and here's why

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 30 - 9:36 a.m.

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — along with a lucrative payout — makes this game enticing for the Aggies.
Aggies find success in run-heavy scheme against Huskies

Aggies find success in run-heavy scheme against Huskies

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 9:50 p.m.

During Utah State's win Saturday afternoon, the Aggies ran the ball, passed it a few times, and then ran the ball some more.
Aggies overcome slow start to move past Huskies in season-opening win

Aggies overcome slow start to move past Huskies in season-opening win

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 7:47 p.m.

Facing a Connecticut team that was winless in FBS games last season, the Aggies shuffled its way to an unconvincing 31-20 win.
Utah State begins its encore season with 'warmup' against UConn

Utah State begins its encore season with 'warmup' against UConn

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 26 - 10:27 a.m.

Utah State looks to defend its Mountain West championship as it takes the field in Week 0 against Connecticut.
Logan defense blanks Bonneville (ID) to complete Utah sweep at the Rocky Mountain Kickoff

Logan defense blanks Bonneville (ID) to complete Utah sweep at the Rocky Mountain Kickoff

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 26 - 9:07 a.m.

The Grizzly defense ravaged a rush-heavy Bonneville offense and sent the Bees back to Idaho Falls empty-handed.