Utah State Week Eight Depth Chart At San Jose State Spartans
Oct 19, 2023, 9:00 AM
LOGAN, Utah – One game left until its first and only bye of the season, Utah State is trying to hang on as injuries have ravaged the depth chart all year.
After two straight games at home, USU heads to California for a Mountain West matchup with the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, October 21. Kickoff for this game is scheduled for 5 p.m. (MT).
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— USU Football (@USUFootball) October 16, 2023
The Aggies gave a great effort for four quarters but came up short against a physical Fresno State team, losing 37-32 in Logan.
Cooper Legas overcame occasional accuracy problems, finishing with 363 yards on 23-of-39 passing, three touchdowns, and two interceptions. Legas was elusive in the pocket all night, extending plays while scrambling for 43 yards. Rahsul Faison led USU running backs with 75 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries.
A week after having three 100-yard receivers in the win over Colorado State, Terrell Vaughn and Jalen Royals each surpassed the century mark. Royals led the Aggies with seven catches for 125 yards and two touchdowns. Vaughn finished with seven grabs for 119 yards and his eighth TD of the year. With two scoring connections, Legas and Royals have combined for eight touchdowns in three games.
San Jose State recap
The Spartans went down to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and laid waste to the Lobos of New Mexico over the weekend. Trailing by a field goal at halftime, SJSU scored 24 unanswered third-quarter points on their way to a 38-point second half in a 52-24 win.
Chevan Cordeiro completed 8-of-17 passes for 272 yards and two touchdowns. Tight end Dominick Mazotti caught two passes for a team-high 70 yards while Kairee Robinson and Nick Nash each found the end zone through the air. Robinson led San Jose State’s ground attack with 134 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries. Quali Conley carried the ball ten times for 124 yards and a score.
Bold denotes the 2022 starter
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-OR- Micah Davis
-OR- Colby Bowman
-OR- Micah Davis
-OR- Teague Anderson
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Utah State (3-4, 1-2) will contend with the San Jose State Spartans (2-5, 1-2) on Saturday, October 21. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. (MT). The Aggies enter riding a ten-game winning streak against SJSU but are 20-20-1 all-time against the Spartans. USU became bowl-eligible with a come-from-behind 35-31 win over San Jose State in Logan last November.
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