Utah State 70, Weber State 6
Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
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.
USU Football vs. Hawai'i 2013
2014 (SR): Played in all 14 games, making seven starts... Finished the season ranking third on the team in receptions (36) and receiving yards (478), and tied for third in receiving touchdowns (2)... Averaged 13.3 yards per reception and 34.1 receiving yards per game... Also carried the ball six times for 72 yards (12.0 ypc) and was 2-of-5 passing for 88 yards with two touchdowns and one interception... Had a career-high six receptions for 79 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown reception at Hawai'i (11/1)... Also threw a 44-yard touchdown pass against the Rainbow Warriors... Had a season-high 80 receiving yards on five receptions, including a 41-yard touchdown, at Arkansas State (9/20)... Also caught five passes for 46 yards at Colorado State (10/18)... Threw two touchdown passes during the season, both for 44-yard scores, against Wake Forest (9/13) and at Hawai'i... Played quarterback for one series against UTEP in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl (12/20) and rushed two times for a career-high 69 yards, including a career-long rush of 61 yards... Added three punt returns for four yards during the season.
2013 (JR): Played in 13 games with two starts... Finished the season with 24 receptions for 346 yards (14.4 ypr) with three touchdowns... Ranked tied for third on the team in touchdown receptions (3), fourth in receiving yards (346) and fifth in receptions (24)... Had his best game of the season at No. 24 Fresno State in the inaugural Mountain West Championship game as he caught a season-high tying five passes for a season-best 148 yards, including a season-long reception of 48 yards... Also had four receptions for 33 yards against No. 24 Northern Illinois in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl... His first reception of the season was a 23-yard touchdown against Air Force (9/7)... Also had a 15-yard touchdown reception against Weber State (9/14) and an 8-yard touchdown reception against BYU (10/4)... Had a season-high tying five receptions against Hawai'i (11/2)... Also carried the ball two times for two yards and returned one punt for 10 yards against Weber State.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Earned California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Northern Division first-team all-state, all-region and all-Bay Valley Conference honors during his sophomore season at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, Calif., as he caught 55 passes for 870 yards (79.1 ypg) and a school record 13 touchdowns... Also had five carries for 44 yards (8.8 ypc) and four kick returns for 69 yards (17.25 ypr)... Was named the Offensive MVP of the Living Breath Foundation Bowl as he caught six passes for 77 yards and two touchdowns in a 37-25 victory against Monterey Peninsula... As a freshman in 2011, he caught 19 passes for 448 yards with two touchdowns.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback at Lincoln (N.J.) High School and twice earned first-team all-Hudson County honors... Was named one of the top 100 players in the state of New Jersey as a prep senior as he earned first-team all-state honors and played in the New Jersey All-Star game... As a prep senior in 2010, he threw for 1,284 yards and 16 touchdowns and rushed for 980 yards and 13 touchdowns to help lead the Trojans to the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 title game... Also played center field on the baseball team during his freshman season.
PERSONAL: Son of Billy Jean Butler and Audie Dickson... Older brother, Ronnie Cutler, played safety and wide receiver at Monmouth University... Graduated from Utah State in the fall of 2014 with an interdisciplinary studies degree emphasizing in humanities and social sciences.
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