Jalen Royals’ Second Touchdown Gives Utah State Two Score Lead
Oct 7, 2023, 8:28 PM | Updated: 8:31 pm
The Aggies (2-3, 0-1) are hosting the Colorado State Rams in a Mountain West matchup at Maverik Stadium in Logan, UT.
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The Aggies used their second straight three-play touchdown drive of the half to take a 31-17 lead when Legas found Royals again, this time for a 51-yard touchdown pass.
The third passing TD for Legas equaled a career-high. He and Royals have combined for five touchdowns in the past two games combined. Legas is 13-of-22 for 289 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions. With four catches for 113 yards and two scores, Royals is joined by Terrell Vaughn as Aggie wideouts topping the 100-yard mark in the game.
Utah State Aggies vs. Colorado State Rams All-Time
This is the 79th meeting between these programs in a series dating back to 1902. Only Utah (112) and Brigham Young (91) have faced the Aggies more times. USU looks to inch closer to .500 in the all-time series, trailing 37-39-2 in the all-time series against CSU and 20-20-1 at home.
Utah State has won the last four games including a 17-13 win in Fort Collins last October. Fans might remember it as the ‘Bishop Davenport game’ in which the fourth-string freshman QB was unexpectedly pressed into action after Cooper Legas and Levi Williams were injured. Davenport went 3-of-9 through the air for 41 yards. The true freshman quarterback ran for 29 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in his first appearance.
USU held on for a 26-24 win the last time these teams locked horns at Maverik Stadium in 2021.
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