Dec. 14, 2012
BOISE, Idaho -
Utah State football completed its final day of preparation for the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Friday with several activities, including its final practice of the season.
Utah State began the day by holding a walk-thru at the Caven-Williams Indoor Facility on the BSU campus. Following lunch, select Utah State players and staff visited St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, handing out gifts and Aggie memorabilia.
Players who visited the hospital included senior defensive back Terrence Alston, senior wide receiver Matt Austin, senior tight end Kellen Bartlett, senior safety McKade Brady, senior linebacker Bojay Filimoeatu, senior wide receiver Chuck Jacobs, senior defensive end Al Lapuaho and junior defensive back Nevin Lawson, along with USU head coach Gary Andersen.
Following the hospital visit, the team had some more free time, then a team dinner. After the meal, the Aggies went to a USU pep rally at the Grove Plaza, joining the USU marching band, spirit squad and several hundred Aggie fans. Senior running back Kerwynn Williams, senior defensive back Will Davis and sophomore quarterback Chuckie Keeton addressed the crowd, along with Coach Andersen. The team then went through a couple cheers to close out the rally.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. MST at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Bowl will feature the Toledo Rockets (9-3) of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) against the No. 18 Utah State Aggies (10-2) of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
Tickets for the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl are available by contacting the USU Ticket Office at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, or by phone by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or (435) 797-0305. Tickets can also be purchased 24 hours a day at www.UtahStateAggies.com.
Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.
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