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Utah State Opponent Preview: Boise State

This is a series of in depth looks at the opponents the Utah State football team will be facing this season. The series will use Athlon Sports Top 130 pre-season rankings to consider where opponents are at on a national level and each week will preview a different opponent.

Week 4: vs Boise State (September 25th)

Record in 2020: 5-2 (5-1)

Record in 2019: 12-2 (8-0)

Record vs USU: 20-5

Athlon Ranking: 31

Key Losses: Avery Williams (CB/Returner), Jalen Walker (CB), John Bates (TE), Sam Whitney (STUD)

Key Players Back: Hank Bachmeir (QB), Jack Sears (QB), Khalil Shakir (WR), CT Thomas (WR), George Holani (HB), Demitri Washington (DE), Riley Whimpey (LB), Ezekiel Noa (MLB), Scott Matlock (DT), Markell Reed (CB), JL Skinner (S), Kekaula Kaniho (N)

Offense Preview

Things are going to look different this Fall with Bryan Harsin not being involved with the offensive game plan after moving on to Auburn.