Utah State Beats SDSU To Capture First Mountain West Championship

Dec 4, 2021, 4:36 PM | Updated: 5:07 pm
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Utah State Aggies wide receiver Derek Wright (8) celebrates a touchdown during the Mountain West Championship college football game between the Utah State Aggies and the San Diego State Aztecs on December 04, 2021, at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Brandon Sloter/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Brandon Sloter/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

CARSON, Calif. – The Utah State Aggies defeated the San Diego State Aztecs to win their first Mountain West Conference Championship in program history.

The No. 19 Aztecs hosted the Aggies at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, December 4.

It was Utah State’s second Mountain West title game appearance and first since 2013.

USU dominated SDSU, 46-13.

Utah State quarterback Logan Bonner was 29/42 passing for 318 yards, four touchdowns, and one interception.

Brandon Bowling led USU’s receivers with eight catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns.

With the victory, the Aggies clinched an automatic bid to play in the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl on December 18.

Utah State wins Mountain West Championship

With the win, USU improved its record to 10-3 this season, including 7-3 in Mountain West action.

Utah State will play an opponent from the Pac-12 Conference in the LA Bowl on December 18 at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on ABC and The Zone Sports Network.

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