Utah State–Wyoming football rivalry

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Bridger's Battle
Utah State University Aggies Logo.svg Wyoming logo
Utah State Aggies Wyoming Cowboys
First Meeting 1903
Next Meeting 2014
All-Time Series Utah State leads, 36–24–4
Trophy Bridger Rifle

The Utah State–Wyoming football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Utah State Aggies football team of Utah State University and Wyoming Cowboys football team of the University of Wyoming. The rivalry is one of the oldest for both schools.[1] For Utah State it is their fourth oldest rivalry and for Wyoming their fifth. The schools played for the first time in 1903, a 46–0 Aggie victory. Utah State leads the series 36–24–4.[2] On November 25, 2013 “Bridger’s Battle” was announced as the name for the rivalry. A .50 caliber Rocky Mountain Hawken rifle was announced as the trophy for the rivalry.[3] The rifle is widely considered to be what Bridger carried.

Series results[edit]

Utah State victories are shaded ██ Aggie blue. Wyoming victories are shaded ██ Wyoming brown. Ties are white.

Date Site Winning team Losing team Series
November 23, 1903 Logan Utah A.C. 46 Wyoming 0 Utah State 1–0
November 2, 1912 Logan Utah A.C. 53 Wyoming 0 Utah State 2–0
November 7, 1914 Logan Utah A.C. 24 Wyoming 3 Utah State 3–0
October 27, 1915 Laramie Wyoming 13 Utah A.C. 7 Utah State 3–1
October 21, 1916 Logan Wyoming 23 Utah A.C. 10 Utah State 3–2
October 24, 1917 Logan Utah A.C. 57 Wyoming 0 Utah State 4–2
November 20, 1919 Laramie Utah A.C. 6 Wyoming 0 Utah State 5–2
October 11, 1921 Logan Utah A.C. 14 Wyoming 3 Utah State 6–2
November 11, 1922 Logan Utah A.C. 26 Wyoming 0 Utah State 7–2
November 16, 1923 Laramie Utah A.C. 20 Wyoming 6 Utah State 8–2
November 11, 1924 Logan Utah A.C. 25 Wyoming 2 Utah State 9–2
November 5, 1925 Logan Utah A.C. 26 Wyoming 13 Utah State 10–2
October 23, 1926 Laramie Utah A.C. 6 Wyoming 6 Utah State 10–2–1
October 22, 1927 Logan Utah A.C. 42 Wyoming 0 Utah State 11–2–1
October 19, 1928 Laramie Utah A.C. 24 Wyoming 6 Utah State 12–2–1
October 26, 1929 Laramie Utah A.C. 12 Wyoming 7 Utah State 13–2–1
October 25, 1930 Logan Utah A.C. 13 Wyoming 8 Utah State 14–2–1
October 24, 1931 Laramie Utah A.C. 12 Wyoming 0 Utah State 15–2–1
November 4, 1933 Logan Utah A.C. 27 Wyoming 0 Utah State 16–2–1
October 20, 1934 Laramie Utah A.C. 19 Wyoming 0 Utah State 17–2–1
November 9, 1935 Logan Utah A.C. 18 Wyoming 0 Utah State 18–2–1
October 10, 1936 Laramie Utah A.C. 25 Wyoming 0 Utah State 19–2–1
October 23, 1937 Logan Utah A.C. 34 Wyoming 7 Utah State 20–2–1
November 12, 1938 Logan Wyoming 27 Utah A.C. 12 Utah State 20–3–1
November 18, 1939 Laramie Utah A.C. 20 Wyoming 13 Utah State 21–3–1
November 21, 1940 Logan Utah A.C. 16 Wyoming 0 Utah State 22–3–1
November 15, 1941 Laramie Wyoming 12 Utah A.C. 6 Utah State 22–4–1
November 21, 1942 Logan Utah A.C. 14 Wyoming 6 Utah State 23–4–1
November 16, 1946 Logan Utah A.C. 21 Wyoming 7 Utah State 24–4–1
October 18, 1947 Laramie Wyoming 33 Utah A.C. 19 Utah State 24–5–1
October 30, 1948 Logan Utah A.C. 45 Wyoming 34 Utah State 25–5–1
October 15, 1949 Laramie Wyoming 27 Utah A.C. 0 Utah State 25–6–1
October 14, 1950 Logan Wyoming 40 Utah A.C. 7 Utah State 25–7–1
October 6, 1951 Laramie Wyoming 37 Utah A.C. 0 Utah State 25–8–1
October 4, 1952 Logan Wyoming 14 Utah A.C. 0 Utah State 25–9–1
October 3, 1953 Laramie Wyoming 20 Utah A.C. 13 Utah State 25–10–1
November 6, 1954 Logan Wyoming 21 Utah A.C. 12 Utah State 25–11–1
October 1, 1955 Laramie Wyoming 21 Utah A.C. 13 Utah State 25–12–1
November 3, 1956 Logan Wyoming 21 Utah A.C. 0 Utah State 25–13–1
October 5, 1957 Laramie Utah State 19 Wyoming 19 Utah State 25–13–2
November 8, 1958 Logan Wyoming 41 Utah State 13 Utah State 25–14–2
October 3, 1959 Laramie Wyoming 27 Utah State 2 Utah State 25–15–2
November 5, 1960 Logan Utah State 17 Wyoming 13 Utah State 26–15–2
October 7, 1961 Laramie Utah State 6 Wyoming 6 Utah State 26–15–3
November 10, 1962 Logan Utah State 20 Wyoming 6 Utah State 27–15–3
September 28, 1963 Laramie Wyoming 21 Utah State 14 Utah State 27–16–3
November 7, 1964 Logan Utah State 20 Wyoming 20 Utah State 27–16–4
October 22, 1966 Laramie Wyoming 35 Utah State 10 Utah State 27–17–4
September 21, 1968 Laramie Wyoming 48 Utah State 3 Utah State 27–18–4
September 26, 1970 Laramie Utah State 42 Wyoming 29 Utah State 28–18–4
November 6, 1971 Logan Wyoming 31 Utah State 29 Utah State 28–19–4
October 28, 1972 Laramie Utah State 35 Wyoming 23 Utah State 29–19–4
November 3, 1973 Logan Utah State 31 Wyoming 20 Utah State 30–19–4
September 14, 1974 Laramie Utah State 17 Wyoming 7 Utah State 31–19–4
November 1, 1975 Logan Utah State 27 Wyoming 21 Utah State 32–19–4
September 25, 1976 Laramie Wyoming 20 Utah State 3 Utah State 32–20–4
November 12, 1977 Logan Utah State 32 Wyoming 31 Utah State 33–20–4
September 30, 1978 Laramie Utah State 20 Wyoming 13 Utah State 34–20–4
September 22, 2001 Logan Wyoming 43 Utah State 42 Utah State 34–21–4
October 11, 2003 Logan Wyoming 48 Utah State 21 Utah State 34–22–4
September 2, 2006 Laramie Wyoming 38 Utah State 7 Utah State 34–23–4
September 8, 2007 Laramie Wyoming 32 Utah State 18 Utah State 34–24–4
October 8, 2011 Logan Utah State 63 Wyoming 19 Utah State 35–24–4
November 30, 2013 Logan Utah State 35 Wyoming 7 Utah State 36–24–4
November 8, 2014 Laramie
TBA 2015 Logan
TBA 2016 Laramie
  • Until 1957, Utah State was known as Utah State Agricultural College or Utah A.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wyoming and Utah State Renew Historic Rivalry On Saturday". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  2. ^ "Utah State Football Future Schedules". NationalChamps.net. Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  3. ^ "Utah State and Wyoming announce formation of football rivalry series called “Bridger’s Battle”". CacheValleyDaily.com. Retrieved 2013-11-25.