Utah State Rumors & News

  • USU football TE Chris Copier charged with weapon, drugs offenses

    Salt Lake Tribune "A Utah State University football player has been charged with possessing several drugs, including ecstasy, Adderall, mushrooms and marijuana. Following a bust last week, Chris Copier, 24, was charged Monday in 1st District Court with six counts of possession of a controlled substance with..." April 12

  • Ray Lewis' son Rayshad commits to USU

    KSL "One of the greatest linebackers in NFL history could be making a lot of trips to Logan over the next four years. Rayshad Lewis, son of former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, committed to Utah State on Tuesday night, the recruit announced on his Twitter account. " January 27

  • Utah State offensive coordinator Josh Heupel taking same position with Missouri, per report

    Mountain West Connection "For the second straight year, Utah State will be needing a new offensive coordinator as Josh Heupel is reportedly headed to Missouri to take over the same position, according to Scout.com. Heupel was considered a candidate to join Barry Odom's new staff less than a week ago and is now apparently..." December 08

  • Missouri to interview Utah State coach Matt Wells

    Larry Brown Sports "Missouri is in the market for a new head coach with Gary Pinkel retiring, and their attention is now on Matt Wells. PowerMizzou.com’s Gabe DeArmond reports that the Tigers are going to interview Wells, who has been the head coach at Utah State since the 2013 season. Wells took over from..." December 01

  • Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton to miss 4-6 weeks with another knee injury

    CBS Sports "When healthy, Keeton has been one of the most electrifying quarterbacks in the Mountain West, if not all of college football. But injuries -- ACL and MCL tears in 2013 and a re-injury two games into the 2014 season -- have caused Keeton to miss 19 games over the last two seasons. Still, Keeton is..." September 22

  • 3 Aggies suspended for first 2 games for rules violations

    The Deseret News "Utah State head football coach Matt Wells announced Saturday that sophomore offensive lineman Tyshon Mosley, senior wide receiver Hunter Sharp and senior cornerback Bryant Hayes have been suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for a violation of team rules. All three players, who..." August 09

  • USU football: Coach Matt Wells signs contract extension through 2019

    Salt Lake Tribune "Football coach Matt Wells isn't going anywhere, at least if Utah State has anything to say about it. The Aggies announced Friday that Wells' contract has been extended through the 2019 season. It is Wells' second contract in the past two years. In a statement, Utah State interim athletic..." July 13

  • Injured in car wreck, fourth USU Aggie remains hospitalized

    College Football Talk "Three Utah State football players have been released from the hospital following a car accident nine days ago. A fourth injured Aggie, however, is not as yet as fortunate. In a press release announcing that one of the five individuals injured in the accident, former USU softball player Sarah..." July 05

  • Two USU Aggies released from hospital following car wreck

    College Football Talk "Thankfully, there’s some additional good news coming out of a potentially tragic situation. In a press release, Utah State announced that two of its football players, senior defensive lineman John Taylor and redshirt defensive lineman Adewale Adeoye, were released from a hospital Sunday..." June 29

  • Utah State football WR/PR Jojo Natson dismissed from team

    Mountain West Connection "The Utah State Aggies are down one of their key playmakers for the upcoming season as had coach Matt Wells announced late Sunday night that wide receiver and kick returner Jojo Natson has been dismissed from the team for violation of team rules. "We are extremely disappointed anytime we have to..." June 29

  • Quarterback transfer Darell Garretson officially joins Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Utah State transfer quarterback Darell Garretson has officially enrolled at Oregon State and joined the football program, the program announced Monday afternoon. Garretson, who told The Oregonian last month that he planned to transfer to OSU as a walk-on, is not eligible to play in 2015 due to..." June 23

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Utah State QB Darell Garretson decides to transfer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Utah State junior quarterback Darell Garretson is transferring, the program announced Tuesday. Garretson started 11 games for the program over the past two seasons, but was unlikely to receive much playing time behind Chuckie Keeton, who was granted an additional season of eligibility from the..." March 31

  • Suspended Utah State player facing sexual battery, marijuana charges

    CBS Sports "Logan, Utah police said in a news release Wednesday that suspended Utah State wide receiver Gregory Weichers has been charged with sexual battery and distribution of a controlled substance, the Associated Press reported. The charges stem from an October incident in which police said Weichers..." March 21

  • Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton receives another year of eligibility

    SB Nation "Keeton was granted a medical redshirt, which will give him the chance to snare more Utah State passing records in 2015. Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton received a medical redshirt and will return to play for the Aggies as a sixth-year senior in 2015, according to head coach Matt..." February 07

  • Utah State to hire Josh Heupel as offensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Former Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel is reportedly on the verge of landing a new gig. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Heupel is set to become the new offensive coordinator at Utah State. The report says Heupel is yet to sign a contract. Heupel had..." January 23

  • Utah State WR suspended after soliciting a prostitute

    The Herald Journal "A Utah State University football player has been indefinitely suspended from the team for violation of team rules on the same day police reported he was seeking sexual favors from a prostitute. According to Logan Police Chief Gary Jensen, 20-year-old Gregory Hayden Weichers was issued a..." November 05

  • Utah State quarterback situation is in bad shape after Darell Garretson injury

    Mountain West Connection "The Utah State Aggies not only suffered a 16-13 loss to the Colorado State Rams but they lost quarterback Darell Garretson to a wrist injury that knocked him out in the third quarter. Garretson was seen wearing a sling and having an ice pack on his injured wrist. Prior to leaving the game,..." October 21

  • Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton likely done for the year

    CBS Sports "If you were hoping that Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton would play again during the 2014 season, don't hold your breath. Utah State announced Wednesday evening that Keeton's season is likely over. “Chuckie's health is our top priority and he has not been cleared to play by our medical..." October 01

  • USU gets good news on Chuckie Keeton injury front

    College Football Talk "Thanks to what transpired in 2013, Utah State and its fan are rather cognizant of any type of injury scare when it comes to Chuckie Keeton. Fortunately for USU and its followers, this latest one’s just that, a scare. Probably. In the first half of USU’s win over Wake Forest Saturday, Keeton..." September 16

  • Utah State wide receiver Brandon Swindall out for the season with torn Achilles

    The Deseret News "As expected, the medical news involving Utah State’s Brandon Swindall wasn’t good. USU head coach Matt Wells announced Tuesday afternoon that after an MRI, it was determined that the junior wide receiver has a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot and will miss the rest of the 2014..." September 10

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Utah State WR Ronald Butler arrested for DUI

    Cache Valley Daily "Police arrested Utah State football player, Ronald Butler early Sunday morning for driving under the influence. Police records show the 22-year-old Butler was arrested and booked into the Cache County Jail on charges of driving under the influence and improper lane change, both class B..." July 15

  • Former Oregon quarterback Damion Hobbs bound for Utah State

    Oregonian "Former Oregon redshirt freshman quarterback Damion Hobbs has found a new team to play for, and it's the school he considered playing for all along. Hobbs told the Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday that he will transfer to Utah State, the school he says he strongly considered out of Cedar Hill,..." May 29

  • USU’s Chuckie Keeton ‘CLEARED… for action’

    College Football Talk "The rehab from a significant knee injury kept one of the most dynamic playmakers in the college game on the sidelines for spring practice, but that won’t be the case moving forward. Late last week, Chuckie Keeton revealed on his Instagram account that Utah State’s medical staff has medically..." May 04

  • Chuckie Keeton is cleared after tearing ACL

    Mountain West Connection "Utah State Aggies can rejoice! Starting quarterback Chuckie Keeton -- and national treasure -- took to his Instagram to announce that he is back and ready to go for this upcoming season: 7 months ago what I thought was a tragedy happened to me. With the grace of God I stand today a new person..." April 25