Like father, like son
Utah State hires younger Finkbeiner to serve as assistant to head coach
Utah State’s women’s basketball head coach Jerry Finkbeiner will be joined on the bench by his son, Ben Finkbeiner, in the 2014-15 basketball season. The announcement that Ben Finkbeiner would be hired as an assistant coach came on Thursday. Ben Finkbeiner spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach for the Aggies’ in-conference opponent Boise State.
Players that helped themselves in spring ball
There were a lot of questions to be answered going into the spring football season and the spring game. Some players lived up to expectations for open positions and some simply came out of nowhere. “Performances by individuals in the spring game will go a long way in defining roles as we head into the summer,” said head coach Matt Wells before the spring game.
Conclusion of spring season
Offense wins scrimmage on last-second field goal
The Utah State football team concluded its spring season with the annual Blue and White spring game Saturday at Romney Stadium. The game was ultimately won by the offense, or blue team, with a last second, 39-yard field goal by senior placekicker Nick Diaz.
Football: Playing Sunday
Aggies announce 2014-15 schedule changes
The Utah State football team’s opening game has been delayed one day from Saturday Aug. 30 to Sunday Aug. 31. It will be the “first known” football game played for the Aggies on a Sunday, according to USU Athletics media relations. The game will be the first time the Aggies play in the iconic Neyland Stadium in Tennessee and the first ever meeting between USU and the University of Tennessee.
Aggies near conclusion of spring ball
The Utah State football team is entering its final week of spring football. The team held its final public scrimmage on April 4, about a week before the spring game. Five plays into the scrimmage, the offense showed some trickery. Junior receiver Bruce Natson took the ball to the sideline and launched a long touchdown pass.
State your case: Who should the Houstan Texans take with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft?
The Houston Texans should draft Johnny Manziel. There are many reasons why this is a suitable choice for their franchise. First of all, the local Manziel will bring fans to a Houston franchise starving for attention. Jersey sales, ticket sales and media coverage will all increase with the drafting of Johnny Football.
NFL hopefuls make final impression
Utah State held its pro day on Tuesday in front of scouts representing 20 teams from the National Football League and one from the Canadian Football League. It was the last chance for the 18 former USU football players performing to make an impression on professional football teams before the NFL Draft.