How to Watch Utah State Aggies vs. Georgia State Panthers – December 23

The Georgia State Panthers play the Utah State Aggies in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl as only 2-point underdogs on December 23, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET on ESPN. The contest’s point total is set at 58.5.

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Aggies vs. Panthers Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 23, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Boise, Idaho
  • Venue: Albertsons Stadium

Aggies Insights

  • The Aggies have struggled defensively, ranking 25th-worst in the FBS (418.2 yards allowed per game) this season. However, they rank 22nd-best on the other side of the ball, putting up 446.3 yards per game.
  • The Aggies sport the 25th-best offense this season in terms of points scored (34.1 points per game), but they rank 16th-worst on defense (33.8 points allowed per game).
  • Utah State ranks 42nd in pass offense (259.8 passing yards per game) and 52nd in pass defense (216.5 passing yards allowed per game) this season.
  • With 201.7 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks sixth-worst in the FBS, the Aggies have been forced to ask their 27th-ranked running game (186.6 rushing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
  • Utah State is averaging a 36.0% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (97th in the FBS), and is allowing a 41.3% third-down conversion rate (98th) on the defensive side of the ball.
  • With 14 forced turnovers (43rd in the FBS) against 19 turnovers committed (122nd in the FBS), the Aggies’ -5 turnover margin ranks 104th in college football.

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Panthers Insights

  • Georgia State has not been getting things done on defense, ranking 16th-worst with 432.3 total yards allowed per game. It has been more productive offensively, generating 372.9 total yards per contest (78th-ranked).
  • With 25.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Georgia State ranks 79th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 105th, surrendering 30.8 points per contest.
  • The Panthers have been struggling in pass defense, ranking third-worst with 287.1 passing yards surrendered per game. They have been more productive offensively, generating 201.3 passing yards per contest (96th-ranked).
  • With 171.7 rushing yards per game on offense, Georgia State ranks 51st in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 54th, surrendering 145.2 rushing yards per game.
  • The Panthers rank 28th in third-down conversion rate (44.6%) on offense, but they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS with a 45.2% third-down percentage allowed.
  • At +4, Georgia State has the 34th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 13 forced turnovers (62nd in the FBS) and nine turnovers committed (24th in the FBS).

Aggies Leaders

  • Jalen Royals has grabbed 68 passes on zero targets for 1,023 total yards and 14 touchdowns. He is averaging 5.7 catches and 85.3 yards per game over 12 games played.
  • Terrell Vaughn has caught 82 passes on zero targets for 851 total yards and 10 touchdowns. He is averaging 6.8 catches and 70.9 yards per game through 12 games.
  • Cooper Legas has 1,815 passing yards, 19 touchdowns and eight interceptions this year. He has completed 64.8% of his passes, averaging 201.7 yards per game and 8.5 per attempt.
  • He has also rushed for 122 yards (fifth on the Aggies) without scoring a touchdown on the ground, averaging 13.6 yards per game.

Panthers Leaders

  • Through 12 games played this year, Darren Grainger has totaled 2,368 passing yards, while throwing 17 touchdowns against seven interceptions and completing 67.0% of his attempts.
  • On the ground, Grainger has added eight rushing touchdowns and 625 rushing yards (second on the Panthers).
  • Marcus Carroll has scored 13 rushing touchdowns, while totaling 1,350 rushing yards (4.9 per carry and 112.5 per game).
  • Carroll has also picked up 234 receiving yards (19.5 per game) on 23 catches (1.9 per game). He’s been targeted zero times and is still trying for his first receiving touchdown.
  • Robert Lewis has put up 881 receiving yards and seven touchdowns on 70 receptions, while being targeted zero times on the season.
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