Utes, Aggies renew instate rivalry

The Utah Utes were tossed a softball in their regular season opener when Northern Colorado visited but they’ll get a much stiffer challenge when they visit Logan on Friday to face their in-state rivals, Utah State.

The Utes downed Northern Colorado 41-0 but believe it or not, they didn’t look that great in doing so. The Utes are a 7.5-point favorite on the college football odds for Friday’s contest but they’ll have to put together a better effort to win.

They’ve beaten Utah State every year since 1997 but the Utes looked fairly vanilla in their opener. We’re still not sure whether or not Jordan Wynn can be the prolific passer many once expected him to be. He went 19-of-27 for 200 yards, a pair of touchdowns and an interception in his first start since the fourth contest last year. It wasn’t a bad outing but more was expected given the caliber of opponent. Head coach Kyle Whittingham said he wanted to see more from his quarterback and how his downfield throws would look after shoulder surgery last season. Unfortunately, his first downfield pass was picked off. Read more…