AJ Vongphachanh Sacks Nevada QB For Safety, Early Utah State Lead

Nov 5, 2020, 5:29 PM | Updated: 5:31 pm
AJ Vongphachanh...
Utah State linebacker AJ Vongphachanh (Courtesy of Utah State Athletics)
(Courtesy of Utah State Athletics)

RENO, Nevada – Utah State linebacker AJ Vongphachanh sacked Nevada quarterback Carson Strong to give the Aggies an early lead over the Wolf Pack.

Nevada hosted Utah State at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada on Thursday, November 5.

On the first play of the second offensive possession by the Wolf Pack, Vongphachanh sacked Strong in the end zone for a safety. The play resulted in two points for the Aggies and a turnover by Nevada.

Vongphachanh gave USU a 2-0 lead with 11:12 left in the opening quarter of action.

Through two games this season, Vongphachanh has recorded seven total tackles, four solo tackles, one tackle for loss, and one sack.

The Aggies arrived in Western Nevada with an 0-2 record and a desire to pick up their first win of the 2020 season.

Utah State’s game against Nevada is broadcast on FS1.

  • Utah State Aggies Scoreboard

  • Utah State Aggies Team Leaders

  • Utah State Aggies Standings

Utah State Aggies

Brian Preece

Aggies ‘Not A Finished Product’ Following Second Fall Scrimmage

With a number of offensive lineman being held out, it was the Aggies defense that took center stage in the final scrimmage of fall camp.
1 day ago
Brian Preece

Locals In The NFL Shine On Saturday In Preseason Week One

It was a busy day across the NFL as the preseason week one schedule really got rolling with eight games on the schedule.
2 days ago
Sam Merrill - Memphis Grizzlies...
Brian Preece

Report: Utah State & Bountiful Great Sam Merrill Finds New NBA Home

After being released by the Memphis Grizzlies in January, Sam Merrill has reportedly reached a deal with the Sacramento Kings.
2 days ago
Brant Kuithe - Utah Utes vs. USC...
Trevor Allen

Four Players From State Of Utah Named To Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watchlist

Four players with ties to the state of Utah were named to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watchlist that was announced on Tuesday.
6 days ago
Jordan Love - Green Bay Packers...
Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Former Aggie QB Dropping Dimes At Packers Camp

Former Utah State Aggie quarterback Jordan Love is looking good as he enters his third NFL training camp with the Green Bay Packers.
9 days ago
BYU vs. Utah State - Maverik Stadium...
Brian Preece

Weather Pushes Aggies First Fall Camp Scrimmage Indoors

Being forced indoors for Utah State football's first fall scrimmage wasn't ideal but the Aggies made the most of the opportunity anyway.
9 days ago
AJ Vongphachanh Sacks Nevada QB For Safety, Early Utah State Lead