Utah State linebacker Jamaal Evans has been arrested and charged with rape and forcible sodomy. The 19-year-old freshman has been suspended by the team.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Utah State announced the hiring of Keith Patterson as defensive coordinator. Patterson spent the past four seasons at Arizona State, the first three as defensive coordinator. He also has held coordinator titles at Pitt, West Virginia and Tulsa.
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Larry Rose III scored on a 21-yard run in overtime and New Mexico State won in its first bowl game in 57 years, beating Utah State 26-20 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday night.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Utah State's Savon Scarver set an Arizona Bowl record this afternoon by returning a kick 96 yards for a score in the first quarter. The record stood for 14 seconds before New Mexico State's Jason Huntley ran back the next kick for 100 yards.
The 2017 New Year's Six have been announced, with some high-powered matchups set to bring in the new year.
Quarterback Isaiah Sanders ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including a go-ahead 10-yard score with 1:38 remaining, and Air Force beat Utah State 38-35 on Saturday night.
Jordan Love passed for a score and ran for another, Gerold Bright and LaJuan Hunt each had scoring runs, and Utah State beat Hawaii 38-0 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in seven years.
LaJuan Hunt ran for 117 yards and two touchdowns and the Utah State defense forced four turnovers Saturday to beat New Mexico 24-10.
Brett Rypien passed for 260 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday night to help Boise State become bowl eligible with a 41-14 win over Utah State.
Jordan Love threw for 316 yards and two long touchdowns to lead Utah State to a 52-28 win over UNLV on Saturday.
The Aggies senior is joined by Alabama senior Levi Wallace as the first-team cornerbacks.
Josh Allen passed for 208 yards and a touchdown on Saturday, and Wyoming scored the final 12 points and took advantage of Utah State's five turnovers for a 28-23 win.
It only seems like Jalen Davis earned this recognition simply for his amazing performance against BYU. That might have been enough, but there's more.
Nick Stevens threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and Colorado State jumped out to a big lead early and cruised to a 27-14 victory over Utah State on Saturday.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Colorado State and Utah State face off in a high-leverage game for the Mountain division crown today. A win for the Rams would give them a 70% chance to win the division and drop the Aggies down to 1%. But if Utah State, moderate underdogs, pull out the win, the Aggies would have a 23% chance at winning the division and Colorado State would drop to 37%.
Golden Panthers lead unlikely winners
FIU's win probability dropped as low as 6 percent before it rallied to win by one. North Texas and Utah State both overcame 13 percent odds to win, with Texas A&M right behind at 14 percent.
Jalen Davis had three interceptions, returning two for touchdowns, as Utah State forced seven BYU turnovers in the Aggies' 40-24 win over their in-state rival Friday night.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
A big home win for Utah State's Matt Wells tonight, while BYU is in danger of missing a bowl for the first time since 2004. The Cougars are 1-4, down to their third-string quarterback and committed 7 (!) turnovers against Utah State. After a 9-4 debut season, BYU coach Kalani Sitake needs to fix this in a hurry after consecutive blowout losses. BYU next faces Boise State and Mississippi State.