Utah State (1-0) vs. North Dakota (1-0)
- Kickoff: Friday, 7 p.m. MDT
- Venue: Maverik Stadium (25,100 capacity)
- Surface: AstroTurf GameDay Grass
- TV: CBS Sports Network
- Livestream: CBS Sports
- Radio: KZNS 1280 AM/97.5 FM
- Series: This is the first meeting between the two schools.
- Weather: Mostly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 80s at kickoff.
For Utah State: The Aggies are looking for their first winning streak since the end of the 2019 season, when Utah State beat Mountain West opponents Fresno State and Wyoming in back-to-back weeks in November.
For North Dakota: The Fighting Hawks are facing an FBS opponent for the first time since 2018, when North Dakota lost to Washington 45-3.
For Utah State: The Aggies have won seven of their past eight nonconference home games and have won their past nine games played in September.
For North Dakota: The Fighting Hawks scored 17 points off turnovers in their season opener, a 35-14 victory over Idaho State.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
The Aggies are trying to start a season with consecutive wins for the first time since 2012. That yeah, Utah State finished the year 11-2. Blake Anderson became the first Aggie coach since Phil Krueger in 1973 to win his first game as USU’s coach.
The Aggies open Mountain West Conference play at Air Force on Sept. 18. The Fighting Hawks host Drake on Sept. 18 in their home opener.
UTAH STATE SCHEDULE
Sept. 4 — Utah State 26, Washington State 23
Sept. 10 — North Dakota (7 p.m., CBS Sports Network)
Sept. 18 — at Air Force (5:30 p.m., FS2)
Sept. 25 — Boise State (10 a.m., CBS)
Oct. 1 — BYU (7 p.m., CBS Sports Network)
Oct. 9 — BYE
Oct. 16 — at UNLV (5 p.m., CBS Sports Network)
Oct. 22 — Colorado State (7:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network)
Oct. 30 — Hawaii (1 p.m., Spectrum Sports)
Nov. 6 — at New Mexico State
Nov. 13 — at San Jose State (TBD, Fox Sports)
Nov. 20 — Wyoming (6 p.m., CBS Sports Network)
Nov. 26 — at New Mexico (11 a.m., FS1)
All times MDT