Borel Earns National Recognition For Saturday’s Performance

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State senior quarterback Diondre Borel earned national recognition for his performance Saturday night in the Aggies’ near-upset of No. 7 Oklahoma before falling, 31-24, by receiving a helmet sticker from He is the lone Western Athletic Conference player to earn a helmet sticker among the non-BCS conferences list. Borel was 17-of-36 for 341 yards (20.1 yards per completion) with two touchdowns. It was Borel’s sixth career 300-yard passing outing, his 17th career game with at least one TD pass and ninth career game with multi-TDs and Borel now has 30 career TD passes. Borel was joined on the list by Troy kicker Michael Taylor, the TCU rushing offense, Houston quarterback Case Keenum and Utah safety Brian Blechen. The Aggies’ home-opener is Saturday, Sept. 11 vs. border-foe Idaho State at 6 p.m. (MT). To purchase tickets, or for more Aggie football ticket information, fans can contact the USU Ticket Office at 1-888-USTATE-1 or 435-797-0305, in person at the USU Ticket Office inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, or on-line 24 hours a day at under the “tickets” drop down menu. Fans can follow the Aggie football program at and through the USU football blog at Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics. -USU-

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