UTAH STATE AGGIES

Utah State Increases Lead With Second-Half Rushing TD

Nov 11, 2023, 3:45 PM | Updated: Nov 13, 2023, 3:26 pm

LOGAN, Utah – Rahsul Faison gave Utah State some added breathing room, scoring his fourth touchdown of the year to give the Aggies a 34-10 lead.

Utah State is hosting the Nevada Wolf Pack at Maverik Stadium on Saturday, November 11.

RELATED: Micah Davis Breaks Free For Long Utah State Touchdown

Faison opened the drive with a 43-yard gallop that put Utah State in scoring position following a Wolf Pack punt. Four plays later, the junior running back ran untouched into the end zone.

Faison leads USU with 134 yards on the ground. He is averaging  9.6 yards per carry on 14 attempts.

Previewing Utah State vs. Nevada

Utah State currently sits a 4-5 on the season, including 2-3 in Mountain West games. Nevada will arrive in Northern Utah with a 2-7 record, including 2-3 in league play.

Ahead of the game, USU head coach Blake Anderson shared that Cooper Legas would be the Aggies’ starting quarterback for the contest.

“At this point, I feel like [Legas] gives us the best chance to win,” Anderson said. “If he went back in and played as a veteran guy and didn’t put the ball in harm’s way, then he’s earned the right to play. We’ll be moving forward with [Legas].”

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Week Ten Captains

Utah State named five captains before facing the Wolf Pack.

Graduate senior linebacker MJ Tafisi Jr., graduate senior cornerback Michael Anyanwu, senior wide receiver Terrell Vaughn, senior quarterback Cooper Legas, and freshman wide receiver Austin Okerwa.

RELATED: Utah State Football Looks To Improve To .500 Record Against Nevada

Following The Utah State Aggies With KSL Sports

Utah State is hosting the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-7, 2-3) at Maverik Stadium on Saturday, November 11. USU is 7-19 all-time against the Wolf Pack and 5-9 at home.

Find USU football on KSL Sports Zone with Scott Garrard and former Aggie quarterback Kevin White (1988-89) on the call.

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