The BYU Cougars and the Utah State Aggies have added games in 2017 and 2018 to their existing football series, both schools announced today.
BYU will travel to face Utah State at Romney Stadium in Logan on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The Cougars will then host the Aggies at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.
“I appreciate the working relationship I have with Scott Barnes at Utah State,” said BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe. “Scott has done an outstanding job at USU and is great to work with. We value the longstanding in-state rivalry with Utah State and look forward to these future games.”
BYU and Utah State met on Oct. 5 of this year with the Cougars coming out on top 31-14. The two schools are also scheduled to meet on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 and Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 in Provo and on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 in Logan.
The Cougars and Aggies have met a total of 83 times. BYU leads the series 46-34-3 and has won three straight and 12 of the last 13.
“We are excited to continue our home and home series with BYU long-term,” said Utah State Director of Athletics Scott Barnes. “This rivalry is important to both institutions and the state of Utah.”
BYU now has eight games tentatively scheduled for the 2017 season and seven in 2018. Some those opponents include Arizona, Boise State, California, Utah, and Wisconsin.
The two games against BYU in 2017 and 2018 are the first announced for Utah State for both seasons.