Utah State did take care of business beating UNLV by two touchdowns on Saturday, 34-20, but they lost yet another quarterback. The Aggies are down to its third-string quarterback Craig Harrison who is replacing Darrell Garretson who stepped in to replace Chuckie Keeton. Keeton re-injured his surgically repaired knee and Garretson has a wrist injury that is likely to keep him out the rest of the season.
Harrison went down on a very awkward and painful looking play where he was tackled from behind and his left leg was pulled underneath him while trying to escape a Rebel defender. The senior quarterback was seen using crutches and on the sidelines next to Keeton.
Harrison was having an excellent game before he was injured as he completed 13 of 23 passes for 221 yards, three touchdowns and more importantly, zero interceptions.
This led to true freshman Kent Myers of Rowlett, Texas, is now the Aggies starting quarterback. Myers completed 3 of 5 passes for 45 yards and rushed for another 28 yards, including a 20-yard run.
Out of high school Myers was rated as a two-star prospect, and his other offers only came from Air Force, New Mexico and Navy. However, he lead his team to back-to-back 5A Division I playoff appearances.
Here are highlights from Myers senior season, so take a look to see what type of player Utah State now has at quarterback.