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BOISE, ID - NOVEMBER 24: Head Coach Matt Wells of the Utah State Aggies walks off the field at the conclusion of second half action against the Boise State Broncos on November 24, 2018 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Boise State won the game 33-24. (Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)

New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells gets $18.8M, 6-year contract

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells has a six-year, $18.8 million contract, with Utah State getting an $800,000 buyout. The school released details of the contract Thursday. Wells, who replaced Kliff Kingsbury after the former Texas Tech quarterback was fired, could earn incentives of up to […]

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Utah State head coach Gary Andersen celebrates with Utah State Aggies defensive lineman Havea Lasike (57) after winning the game at Romney Stadium Saturday November 26, 2011. Utah State defeated Nevada 21-17 and will be bowl-eligible for the first time since 1997.

Gary Andersen Returns To Utah State For A Second Head Coaching Stint

LOGAN, Utah-Sunday, Utah State announced the hiring of former head football coach Gary Andersen for a second stint in Logan, as he replaces Matt Wells, who was hired away by Texas Tech. Andersen was previously the head coach at Logan from 2009-2012, while sporting a record of 26-24 (.520). In […]

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BOISE, ID - NOVEMBER 24: Head Coach Matt Wells of the Utah State Aggies walks off the field at the conclusion of second half action against the Boise State Broncos on November 24, 2018 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Boise State won the game 33-24. (Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)

New Texas Tech coach Wells hires 6 more Utah St assistants

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells has brought six more of his assistant coaches from Utah State to be on his staff with the Red Raiders. The new Tech hires were announced Wednesday. When Wells was hired away from his alma mater last week to replace […]

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BOISE, ID - NOVEMBER 24: Head Coach Matt Wells of the Utah State Aggies walks off the field at the conclusion of second half action against the Boise State Broncos on November 24, 2018 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Boise State won the game 33-24. (Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)

Texas Tech hires Wells after success at alma mater Utah St

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech hired Matt Wells as its new football coach Thursday night after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State, his alma mater. Wells had a 44-34 record in six seasons as coach of the Aggies, who are 10-2 this year and headed […]

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Utah State Football’s Matt Wells, Utah’s Kyle Whittingham, Named As Semifinalists For Munger Coach of the Year Award

Utah State Football’s Matt Wells, Utah’s Kyle Whittingham, Named As Semifinalists For Munger Coach of the Year Award

LOGAN, Utah-Wednesday, Utah State football head coach Matt Wells and Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham were named as a semifinalists for the 2018 George Munger College Coach of the Year Award as announced by Maxwell Football Club President Mark Dianno. Wells and Whittingham are among 18 coaches nationwide to be […]

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No. 14 Utah State survives on Colorado State penalty

No. 14 Utah State survives on Colorado State penalty

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — For a few moments, Colorado State lived every underdog’s dream finish. The winning score even went up — briefly — on the scoreboard only to be wiped out by reality. Collin Hill’s apparent 34-yard touchdown pass to Preston Williams with no time left was negated […]

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San Jose State wide receiver Justin Holmes (9) catches a pass as Utah State cornerback Deante Fortenberry (27) defends during an NCAA football game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

No. 14 Utah State beats SJSU 62-24 for 9th straight win

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A record-setting performance moved Utah State one step closer to playing for the Mountain West Conference championship. The 14th-ranked Aggies totaled 804 yards of offense and 33 first downs on their way to a 62-24 win over San Jose State on Saturday. They broke a school […]

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Thompson, Bright lead No. 18 Utah State past Hawaii 56-17

Thompson, Bright lead No. 18 Utah State past Hawaii 56-17

HONOLULU (AP) — Utah State extended its winning streak Saturday, while Hawaii tried to keep its season from slipping away. Darwin Thompson and Gerold Bright each ran for three touchdowns as No. 18 Utah State won its eighth straight game, 56-17 over Hawaii on Saturday night. The Aggies (8-1, 5-0 […]

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Utah State Hosts New Mexico Saturday

Utah State Hosts New Mexico Saturday

LOGAN, Utah-The 6-1 Utah State Aggies, off to their best start since 1974, host New Mexico Saturday in hopes of remaining undefeated in Mountain West Conference play. If the Aggies can get to 7-1, this represents their best start since 1965. The Aggies have traditionally struggled against the Lobos, as […]

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USU Football Hosts UNLV For Homecoming Saturday

USU Football Hosts UNLV For Homecoming Saturday

LOGAN, Utah-Fresh off of a 45-20 win over BYU last Friday, Utah State football returns home to Maverik Stadium in Logan for a Homecoming game against UNLV Saturday. The 4-1 Aggies, starting with this game, will play the rest of the regular season exclusively within the Mountain West Conference. The […]

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