2019 Utah State Aggies football team

The 2019 Utah State Aggies football team represents Utah State University in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Aggies are led by fifth-year head coach Gary Andersen and play their home games at Maverik Stadium. They compete as members of the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference.[1]

2019 Utah State Aggies football
Utah State Aggies logo
ConferenceMountain West Conference
Mountain Division
Head coachGary Andersen (1st season season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Sanford Jr. (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJustin Ena (1st season)
Base defense2nd
Home stadiumMaverik Stadium
(Capacity: 25,100)
2019 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
Air Force   0 0         0 0  
Boise State   0 0         0 0  
Colorado State   0 0         0 0  
New Mexico   0 0         0 0  
Utah State   0 0         0 0  
Wyoming   0 0         0 0  
West Division
Fresno State   0 0         0 0  
Hawaii   0 0         0 0  
Nevada   0 0         0 0  
San Diego State   0 0         0 0  
San Jose State   0 0         0 0  
UNLV   0 0         0 0  
Championship: December 7, 2019
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of May 25, 2019; Rankings from AP poll

Previous season

The Aggies finished the 2018 season with an 11–2 overall record, going 7–1 in conference play to tie for first place in the Mountain Division with Boise State. The team was invited to the 2018 New Mexico Bowl where they defeated North Texas 52–13. Head coach Matt Wells was hired by Texas Tech shortly after the season ended, and Gary Andersen was named his replacement on December 9th, 2018. Andersen had previously coached at Utah State from 2009 to 2012.


Mountain West media days

Mountain West Media days will take place on July 23–24 at the Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip.

Media poll




August 306:00 p.m.at Wake Forest*ACCN
September 7Stony Brook*
September 218:30 p.m.at San Diego StateCBSSN
September 285:30 p.m.Colorado State
  • Maverik Stadium
  • Logan, UT
October 5at LSU*
October 19Nevada
  • Maverik Stadium
  • Logan, UT
October 26at Air ForceESPN Nets
November 2BYU
  • Maverik Stadium
  • Logan, UT
November 95:00 p.m.at Fresno StateCBSSN
November 16Wyoming
  • Maverik Stadium
  • Logan, UT
November 238:30 p.m.Boise State
  • Maverik Stadium
  • Logan, UT
November 30at New Mexico
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time


  1. ^ "Utah State Looks To Build On Last Years Record Breaking Season". KSL.com. March 20, 2019. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
Utah State Aggies football

The Utah State Aggies are a college football team that competes in the Mountain West Conference (MWC) of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of NCAA Division I, representing Utah State University. The Utah State college football program began in 1892 and has played home games at Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium since 1968. They have won twelve conference championships in four different conferences during their history, most recently in 2012. Overall, the Aggies have a record of 540–540–31 (.500).In December 2012, Matt Wells, previously the offensive coordinator, became the Aggies' new head coach, replacing Gary Andersen. Andersen left the Aggies shortly after the final game of the 2012 season to become the new head coach for the University of Wisconsin. Andersen had replaced Brent Guy following the unsuccessful 2008 season. Andersen was previously the defensive coordinator at the University of Utah, and he was also a part of the 2008 Ute team that went undefeated and won the 2009 Sugar Bowl.

The Aggies have played in 13 bowl games in their history, winning five: the 2018 New Mexico Bowl against the North Texas Mean Green, the 2014 New Mexico Bowl against the UTEP Miners, the 2013 Poinsettia Bowl against the Northern Illinois Huskies, the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against the Toledo Rockets and the 1993 Las Vegas Bowl against Ball State.

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