1. Merlin Olsen Statue
The NFL great and actor is an Aggie Alumni, and he is well represented around the stadium. The field is named after him, and there is a large statue of him near the south entrance. The statue offers a great photo op and is a good gathering spot if you need to meet up with friends or family before entering the stadium.
2. "The Soctsman"
After the Aggies marching band plays the school’s fight song, Hail the Utah Aggies, the Hurd fan section sings another one called “The Scotsman.” It is a short little song that they sing twice going through two different arm motions. It is quite the spectacle and adds a little bit of Utah State flare to the game.
3. The Hurd
The Hurd is the Aggies student section, and they have the best seats in the house, stretching across midfield on the east side of the stadium. Although they may not have many organized cheers, the Hurd is constantly cheering on the Aggies and is the loudest voice of support during games.
4. The Old Wagon Wheel
BYU and Utah State play annually for the Old Wagon Wheel. The two schools first met in 1948 when The Aggies took down the Cougars 42-3 since then the Cougars have gotten their revenge as they’ve taken a 46-35-3 all-time lead. Unlike the Holy War both of these schools have large LDS student bases and a result the rivalry is a bit friendlier. Utah State will look to draw closer in the all-time series when these two instate rivals battle next.
5. Jim and Carol Laub Athletics-Academic Complex
The athletic complex is located in the north end zone is home to the coaches offices, locker room, luxury suites, Dale Mildenberger Sports Medical Complex, Dr. John Worley Sports Medicine Research Center, and Steve Mothersell Hall of Fame. Stop by before the game and check out the Hall of Fame to pay tribute to all the great Aggies of the past or just stop by to see where all the magic that goes on behind the scenes of Aggie football happens.
6. Battle of the Brothers
The rivalry between Utah and Utah state is the twelfth most played rivalry in college football with the two teams having met 111 times. Utah has won 22 of the last 25 meetings and held a 79-29-4 all-time series lead, but that doesn’t stop Aggies fans from coming out in strong numbers to support their team when the Aggies and Utes meet.
7. Big Blue
Once an actual bull painted blue, Big Blue became a costumed mascot in 1987. Big Blue is one of the most recognizable mascots in the Mountain West and is famous for repelling down from the JumboTron at basketball games, although he puts on quite the show at football games as well.
8. Aggies Marching Band
The Aggies Marching Band is a 120 member band that puts on an incredible show at Aggies football games. The band warms up the crowd with their pregame show and make sure nobody misses a beat with their outstanding halftime show performances. They even travel to select away games as well as bowl games, so make sure to get to your seat in time to see their incredible pregame show.
9. Bridger's Battle
The rivalry between Utah State and Wyoming dates back to 1903 when Aggies shutout Wyoming 46-0. The rivalry has grown since then, and in 2013 it was named Bridger’s Battle with the winner taking home a .50 caliber Rocky Mountain Hawken rifle. The Aggies lead the all-time series 37-24-4 and will look to extend their lead when these two teams square off this season.
10. Aggieshack Souvenir Shop
The Aggieshack souvenir shop is the place to get all of your Aggie attire and memorabilia. They also offer a creative little sales pitch that relies on the game result. When the Aggies score 4 touchdowns, fans get 20% off. 5 touchdowns get you 25% off, and 6 touchdowns get you 30% off.