Cowboys Hit the Road Against Aggies on Saturday

Cowboys Hit the Road Against Aggies on Saturday

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LARAMIE — This Saturday, the Wyoming Cowboys will make their final regular season road trip of the 2021 season, traveling to Logan, Utah, to face longtime rival Utah State.

Wyoming will enter Saturday’s game with a 5-5 overall record and a 1-5 Mountain West Conference mark. Utah State is 8-2 on the season and 5-1 in Mountain West play.

Wyoming’s series with Utah State ranks as the fifth longest series against any opponent for the Cowboys. The Cowboys have played the Colorado State 113 times, Utah 83 times and Brigham Young University 78 times. Wyoming and New Mexico played earlier this season for the 74th time. This week’s meeting between the Cowboys and the Utah State Aggies will be the 71st in the two schools’ histories.

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Saturday’s matchup of the Wyoming Cowboys and Utah State Aggies will feature one of the nation’s top defenses in Wyoming and one of the nation’s best offenses in Utah State. The Pokes have the fourth best passing defense in the nation, only giving up 162.6 yards per game. On the flip side, the Aggies have the 12th best passing offense in the nation, averaging 321 yards per game.

The last three meetings between the Wyoming Cowboys and Utah State Aggies have all been decided by just one possession — eight points or less.

Saturday’s game is scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m., Mountain Time from Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium.