Jalen Royals Gives Utah State Early Lead With Athletic Touchdown Grab
Nov 18, 2023, 5:42 PM | Updated: 6:15 pm
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.
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).
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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.
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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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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