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MATT WELLS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Football Game Promotions Announced

West Virginia’s Big 12 Conference opener against Oklahoma on Saturday, Sept. 20 will be the ‘Stripe the Stadium’ game at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Fans sitting in even-numbered sections (Sec. 102, 104, 202, 204 etc.), Touchdown Terrace, and WVU students seated in the upper level student sections are encouraged to wear GOLD to the game. Conversely, fans sitting...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Utah State's Wells agrees to contract extension

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Utah State football coach Matt Wells has agreed to a contract extension through the 2018 season.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU special-teams coach Lorig leaves for Utah State

Arizona State cornerbacks coach and special-teams coordinator Joe Lorig has left the school and accepted a position coaching linebackers at Utah State. Utah State coach Matt Wells announced the addition of Lorig on Thursday morning via Twitter. A source told FOXSportsArizona.com that Lorig's replacement will come from outside the current staff and has worked previously with ASU...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Utah State Aggies

2012 Record: 11-2 (6-0 in WAC) Head Coach: Matt Wells (first time head coach) Last Bowl Game: 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: beat Toledo 41-15 Stadium: Romney Stadium in Logan, UT (capacity = 25,513) Home Field Advantage: ranked 7th out of 55 mid-major teams Conference Affiliation: moving to Mountain West Conference for 2013 season Schedule Glimpse...
Via College Football Zealots
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Just Because… West Virginia

Since everyone is still bummed about yesterday’s loss, here’s a distraction. For the most part, I haven’t given much thought to our erstwhile Backyard Brawl brethren. Still certain stories catch the eye. Turns out those travel burdens in the Big 12 are as onerous as expected. If not more so. To the point where the Big 12 may have to help. West Virginia University’s athletic...
Via Pitt Blather
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin McGiven returns to Utah State

Kevin McGiven returned to Utah State on Friday as new football coach Matt Wells' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. McGiven, Montana State's offensive coordinator this season, was Utah State's assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach in 2009 under Gary Andersen. Wells was promoted from offensive coordinator last month when Anderson left to coach Wisconsin...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah St. promotes Wells to coach

Utah State has promoted offensive coordinator Matt Wells to replace Gary Anderson as head football coach. The university announced move Thursday in Logan. Anderson has reportedly been hired at Wisconsin to replace Bret Bielema. Bielema left to take the Arkansas job. Wisconsin hasn't officially announced the hire yet. Andersen just completed his fourth and best season at Utah...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Unquiet: David Shaw, bowl games, Jeff Tuel, and more.

Unquiet on the Western Front - The Pac-12 and West Coast extravaganza.  The Poinsettia Bowl is neither a poinsettia nor is a bowl. Discuss amongst yourselves. BYU faces San Diego in the Poinsettia Bowl (8:00 pm ET, ESPN). (Dr. Saturday) I'll Stick Around. Stanford and its head football coach, David Shaw agree to a contract extension. (AP/Yahoo! Sports) Search for...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Wells Tabbed USU's New Offensive Coordinator

Utah State football head coach Gary Andersen named Matt Wells as USU's new offensive coordinator on Thursday.
Via UtahStateAggies.com
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

This is what happens when fans are smarter shoppers than their schools are.

The secondary ticket market for bowl games means that people will still show up.  They’ll just be more prudent about it. But while Tech has sold only about 10,000 of its 17,500 allotted tickets, athletics director Jim Weaver has steadfastly maintained there will be 15,000-20,000 Hokies fans at the Sugar Bowl. After 19 consecutive trips to bowls, he said, Tech fans are savvy about...
Via Get The Picture
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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