Through 3 Quarters
Down one at the end of last quarter, the Utah State Aggies have now snagged the lead. It's anybody's game after three quarters, but Utah State is ahead of the North Dakota Fighting Hawks 27-24. The Aggies have been riding high on the performance of QB Logan Bonner, who has passed for three TDs and 290 yards on 27 attempts.
Utah State has been led by Bonner, who so far has passed for three TDs and 290 yards on 27 attempts. Near the top of the highlight reel was Bonner's 75-yard TD bomb to CB Shawn Gates in the third quarter.
Utah State is struggling to protect the pocket and have allowed three sacks. They are going to have to protect Bonner better if they want to hold on to their lead.
North Dakota @ Utah State
Current Records: North Dakota 1-0; Utah State 1-0
Last Season Records: Utah State 1-5; North Dakota 5-2
What to Know
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are staying on the road Friday to face off against the Utah State Aggies at 9 p.m. ET Sept. 10 at Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium.
The Fighting Hawks entered their contest last week as the heavy favorite, and they fully lived up to expectations. They took their matchup against the Idaho State Bengals by a conclusive 35-14 score. The score was close at the half, but North Dakota pulled away in the second half with 25 points.
Meanwhile, Utah State came out on top in a nail-biter against the Washington State Cougars last week, sneaking past 26-23. The Aggies relied on the efforts of RB Calvin Tyler Jr., who punched in one rushing touchdown, and WR Deven Thompkins, who caught eight passes for one TD and 94 yards. One of those touchdowns came with 0:15 left to play to put Utah State in the lead for good.
Special teams collected ten points for Utah State. K Connor Coles delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 1-0. Watch the game and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium -- Logan, Utah
- TV: CBS Sports Network
- Live Stream: CBSSports.com or fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Watch on your Phone: CBS Sports App
- Watch on Connected TV: CBS Sports App on Roku and Fire TV
- Ticket Cost: $21.00
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.