Utah State Football Continues To Receive Votes in USA Today Coaches' Poll
Sep 8, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Following its first-ever Mountain West Conference win, a 52-20 victory at Air Force on Saturday, Utah State football is once again listed among the other schools receiving votes in this week's USA Today coaches' poll released Sunday as it garnered two votes to rank tied for 43rd in the nation.
Prior to its season opener, USU garnered 23 top-25 votes in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll to rank 35th nationally and eight votes in the Associate Press preseason poll to rank 37th in the nation. Last week, USU received one vote in the USA Today coaches' poll to rank tied for 43rd.
Two other Mountain West members are among those schools receiving votes in the latest USA Today coaches' poll as Fresno State received 59 votes to rank 27th and Boise State received two votes to rank tied for 43rd along with Utah State. Non-conference opponents BYU and USC received 18 and five votes each to rank 32nd and 39th, respectively, in this week's USA Today coaches' poll.
Utah State will play at USC on Saturday, Sept. 21 and host BYU and Boise State in consecutive weeks on Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 12. A kick time and television distributor for the USC game as yet to be announced, while its home games against BYU and BSU will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network at 6 p.m. (MT).
Utah State will play its first home game of the 2013 season this weekend as it hosts Weber State in its annual Homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. The game will be carried live world-wide on ESPN3.
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