USU ranks among the top 20 teams in the nation in four offfensive categories.
Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
Keeton's 399 Yards of Total Offense Not Enough
USU also had two players honored during the league's preseason meetings as senior center Tyler Larsen and sophomore linebacker Kyler Fackrell were both named to the league's 25-player preseason first-team.
Senior running back Joey DeMartino carried the ball 16 times for 100 yards.
USU Football vs. CSU 2013
USU Football vs. Hawai'i 2013
Utah State Football vs Boise State, Romney Stadium, 2013
Utah State Football Spring Scrimmage
Utah State Football vs. New Mexico State
UTAH STATE: A versatile linebacker who is one of the hardest workers on the team... Is equally effective rushing the quarterback and dropping into coverage... A very productive player who has a nose for the football.... A physical player who is very determined.
HONORS: Second-Team All-WAC (2012).
2013 PRESEASON HONORS: Phil Steele Third-Team All-Mountain West.
2012 (SO): Started all 13 games... Earned second-team all-WAC honors as he ranked second on the team, fifth in the conference and 84th in the nation with 105 tackles (8.1 pg)... Also led the team and ranked tied for sixth in the WAC with 9.5 tackles for loss (0.73 pg) and second on the team and tied for seventh in the WAC with 5.5 sacks (0.42 pg)... Was also third on the team with five quarterback hurries and added one pass breakup... Blocked a punt against Utah (9/7) that was recovered in the end zone for a touchdown... Also forced a fumble at Wisconsin (9/15)... Recorded double-digit tackles five times during the season with 10 stops in each outing... Had 10 tackles in three-straight games against UNLV (9/29), BYU (10/5) and San Jose State (10/13)... Also had 10 tackles against Utah (9/7) and No. 19 Louisiana Tech (11/17)... Recorded at least five tackles in every game during the season... Had a career-high three tackles for loss and a career-best two sacks at Colorado State (9/22), to go along with a career-high two quarterback hurries at Wisconsin... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2011 (RS-FR): Played in four games, limited by injury... Recorded four tackles with stops against Weber State (9/10), Colorado State (9/24), BYU (9/30) and Wyoming (10/8).
2010 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-time all-state and all-region honoree at Clearfield (Utah) High School... Played both wide receiver and safety... Posted 59 tackles with 3.5 sacks and one interception on defense... Led the Falcons with 32 receptions for 355 yards (11.1 ypc) with one touchdown... A second-team all-region honoree in wrestling, helping Clearfield HS to 32-4 record... Also on the Clearfield HS honor roll.
PERSONAL: Son of Jamie and Kayla Vigil... Has three brothers and one sister... Younger brother, Nick, is a redshirt freshman linebacker for USU, while his cousin Jake Gallegos is a redshirt freshman defensive lineman for the Aggies... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in agricultural business.