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Utah State tight finish Dax Raymond (87) catches a cross as San Jose State linebacker Jesse Osuna defends throughout an NCAA soccer sport Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal by way of AP)
Utah State tight finish Dax Raymond has accepted an invite to play within the 2019 Senior Bowl, which will probably be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Cellular, Alabama. The sport will probably be televised on the NFL Community with kickoff slated for 12:30 p.m. MT.
“I’m proud to put on my Utah State helmet and signify Aggie Nation another time on the Senior Bowl,” Raymond stated.
Total, Raymond is the 21st Utah State participant chosen to the Senior Bowl since 1962 and the primary since linebacker Kyler Fackrell in 2016.
Raymond, a 6-foot-6, 250-pound junior, not too long ago introduced on Twitter that he plans on getting into the NFL Draft following this season.
Regardless of lacking 4 video games this yr with a damaged hand, Raymond earned honorable point out all-Mountain West honors after catching 25 passes for 335 yards (13.Four ypc) and two touchdowns. For his profession, he has caught 70 passes for 863 yards (12.Three ypc) and three touchdowns.
Beforehand, Raymond garnered honorable point out all-MW and tutorial all-conference honors following the 2017 marketing campaign.
The Senior Bowl, held yearly, is school soccer’s premier senior showcase occasion that includes the nation’s finest senior collegiate soccer stars and prime NFL draft prospects on groups coached by NFL teaching staffs.
” I’m proud to put on my Utah State helmet and signify Aggie Nation another time on the Senior Bowl. ”
Utah State tight finish Dax Raymond
Raymond and the Aggies will face North Texas within the 13th annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 15, at midday, at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The sport will probably be televised reside on ESPN.
For Utah State, this will probably be its second look within the New Mexico Bowl because it posted a 21-6 win in opposition to UTEP in 2014. Solely New Mexico (4) and Colorado State (three) have made extra appearances within the Albuquerque-based bowl than USU (two).
Utah State and North Texas will probably be assembly for the eighth time in sequence historical past as USU holds a 4-Three benefit. USU posted a 4-1 report in opposition to UNT when each groups have been members of the Large West Convention from 1996-2000, and USU went 0-2 in opposition to the Imply Inexperienced when each applications have been members of the Solar Belt Convention from 2003-04.
Utah State, which is ranked No. 23 on this week’s Amway Coaches ballot, completed the common season at 10-2, together with a 7-1 mark within the Mountain Division of the MW to tie for first.
Tickets for the 2018 New Mexico Bowl are on sale now and obtainable by contacting the USU Ticket Workplace on the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum or by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or (435) 797-0305. Tickets will also be bought on-line.