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Jalen Royals Gives Utah State Early Lead With Athletic Touchdown Grab

Nov 18, 2023, 5:42 PM | Updated: 6:15 pm

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Utah State junior wide receiver scores a touchdown against Colorado State on Saturday, October 7.

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State struck first when Cooper Legas found Jalen Royals for a 57-yard first-quarter touchdown to give the Aggies a 7-0 lead over Boise State.

The Aggies are hosting the Broncos at Maverik Stadium on Saturday, November 18.

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After a series of punts to open the game, Legas hit Royals streaking down the USU sideline. Royals made the catch and then walked a tightrope before extending the football over the pylon for his 12th TD of the season.

Utah State leads the Broncos by a touchdown with less than four minutes left in the first quarter.

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Week 11 Aggie Captains

Utah State named ten seniors as captains ahead of its week 11 matchup with the Boise State Broncos (4-5, 3-2).

Included in the class are offensive linemen Wade Meacham and Calvin Knapp; running backs Cooper Jones and Sione Finau; cornerback Michael Anyanwu; quarterback Levi Williams; defensive tackle Hale Motu’apuaka; safety Xavion Steele; linebacker MJ Tafisi Jr.; and wide receiver Terrell Vaughn.

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Utah State Aggies vs. Boise State Broncos

5 P.M. Saturday, November 18 | Maverik Stadium | Logan, UT

Radio – Aggie Sports Network

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RELATED: Week Eleven Depth Chart As Utah State Prepares For Boise State

Utah State is looking to reverse a trend of losing against the Blue Turf Broncos from Boise. USU is 5-22 all-time against Boise State and has dropped the last seven games between the two programs. The Aggies fell 42-23 at Boise State to close the 2022 regular season.

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Jalen Royals Gives Utah State Early Lead With Athletic Touchdown Grab