Utah State, New Mexico State schedule football series for 2018 and 2021

By Kevin Kelley -

The Utah State Aggies and the New Mexico State Aggies have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2018 and 2021, the two schools announced on Thursday.

In the first game of the series, Utah State will host New Mexico State at Maverik Stadium in Logan on Sept. 8, 2018. Three seasons later, Utah State will travel to play New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces on Nov. 6, 2021.

Utah State and New Mexico State first met in 1960 and have played a total of 37 times on the gridiron. Utah State won the last three meetings between 2010 and 2012 and currently hold a 30-7 lead in the overall series.

Utah State also announced on Thursday the addition of Tennessee Tech to their 2018 football schedule. The Aggies will host the Golden Eagles on Sept. 15, 2018.

The addition of New Mexico State and Tennessee Tech completes Utah State’s non-conference schedule for 2018. Utah State is also scheduled to play at Michigan State on Saturday, Sept. 1 and at BYU on Friday, Oct. 5.

Mountain West Conference opponents for Utah State in 2018 include Air Force, New Mexico, San Jose State and UNLV at home and Boise State, Colorado State, Hawaii and Wyoming on the road.

New Mexico State, which will become an FBS Independent in 2018, now has 11 games scheduled. Teams visiting Las Cruces include Wyoming, New Mexico, Liberty, and Georgia Southern.

NMSU will travel to face Minnesota, Utah State, UTEP, UL Lafayette, Texas State, BYU, and Liberty.

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