USU football head coach Matt Wells held a news conference Monday to recap the Air Force game and preview its Homecoming game against Weber State.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Football Game Notes - 10/8/12
Players and coaches met with the media as the Aggies held their annual media day.
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UTAH STATE: A tough player that does everything hard and fast... Will continue to develop with more experience.
2012 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played offensive tackle and defensive end at San Ramon Valley (Calif.) High School... Named to first-team all-league, first-team all-East Bay and first-team all-Metro teams... Helped the Wolves to the North Coast Section (NCS) championship as a senior in 2011 after reaching the NCS semifinals as a junior... Anchored offense that averaged 263.9 passing yards and 155.4 rushing yards, while scoring 31.8 points per game... Posted 12 tackles as a defensive end, including two sacks as a senior, after 15 tackles with one sack as a junior.
PERSONAL: Son of Jeffrey and Suzanne Simonich... Oldest of two children... Majoring in sociology... Last name is pronounced Sie-mon-ich.