Utah State Scarver Soap Recognized by College Football America Yearbook

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State wide receiver / kick returner Soap scarf was named in the starting squad of the Group-5 of the 2020 College Football America (CFA) preseason, the CFA version of an All-America team of the Group of 5 conference, the organization announced on Wednesday .

Scarver is one of six Mountain West players to make the roster.

An All-American consensus in 2018 – just the third Aggie to win this accolade – Scarver took home all-MW first-team honors as a junior in 2019 after leading the conference and coming in second nationally in kickoff returns for a touchdown with two. The Las Vegas, Nevada native also finished first in MW and 11th nationally in kickoff return yards as he returned 22 kickoffs for 613 yards (27.9).

Scarver was named the MW Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance against Colorado State on September 28, 2019, as he returned a 100-yard kickoff for a touchdown in the 34-24 victory of the Aggies against the Rams. He had another 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the USU’s 36-10 win over Nevada on October 19, 2019.

Scarver caught 24 passes for 271 yards during the season, including five receptions, a career-high for a career-high 90 yards, in the Aggies’ 23-17 win at San Diego State on September 21, 2019.

Winner of the Johnny “The Jet” award as the best homecoming specialist in the 2018 campaign, Scarver has five kickoff returns for touchdowns in his career, which is tied for ninth overall. NCAA history and ranked second. in the history of MW. He holds the school record with five kickoff returns for touchdowns (100, 100, 100, 99, 96), and is also the third all-time in school history with a averaging 28.3 yards per kickoff return as he returned 70 kickoffs for 1,980 yards.

This honor is the second in the preseason for Scarver, who was named to the All-MW First Team of the Athlon 2020 sports preseason earlier this summer.

Utah State was 7-6 overall in 2019, including a 6-2 in MW to finish third in the Mountain Division. It was only the 26th time in school history that the USU have won at least seven games, while its six league wins are tied for the sixth-highest number in USU history. school. USU also played its 14th bowl game in school history in 2019, including its eighth in the past nine seasons.

The Aggies are set to open the 2020 campaign by hosting Washington State on Thursday, September 3, at the Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium.

Fans can follow the Aggie football schedule on or on Facebook at Utah State Football, as well as on Instagram at Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State Track and Field Program on or on Facebook at Utah State University Athletics.

About the College Football America Yearbook 2020
The FBS section of the College Football America Yearbook 2020 includes 89 pages of content, including: FBS National Overview, Dream Squad, and Group of 5 starting lineup; Overview of each FBS conference; Capsules for each FBS team, including 2019 results and 2020 schedules; Color photos everywhere, including photos of each FBS stadium.

The College Football America 2020 Yearbook features over 930 college football teams from the United States and Canada in over 250 striking color pages. This includes all teams from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate preparation / sport academies, and Mexican college football, as well as dozens of action and stadium photos taken by staff at the. CFA.

2020 College Football America Group of 5 Starting Line-Up
QB – Brady White, Memphis, Sr.
RB – Jaret Patterson, Buffalo, Jr.
RB – Brenden Knox, Marshall, Jr.
WR – Austin Watkins Jr., UAB, Sr.
WR – Damonte Coxie, Memphis, Sr.
TE – Kylen Granson, SMU, Sr.
OL – Teton Saltes, New Mexico, Sr.
OL – Tommy Doyle, Miami (OH), Sr.
OL – Cain Madden, Marshall, Sr.
OL – Nolan Laufenberg, Air Force, Sr.
C – Noah Hannon, Appalachian State, Sr.

DL – Keion White, Old Dominion, Jr.
DL – DeAngelo Malone, Western Kentucky, Sr.
DL – Tarron Jackson, Carolina Coast, Sr.
DL – Dom Peterson, Nevada, Jr.
LB – Jordan Smith, UAB, Jr.
LB – Treshaun Hayward, Western Michigan, Sr.
LB – Carlton Martial, Troy, Jr.
DB – Corey Straughter, ULM, Sr.
DB – Ja’Von Hicks, Cincinnati, Jr.
DB – Amechi Uzodinma II, Ball State, Jr.
DB – Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State, Jr.

PK – Matthew Trickett, Kent State, Jr.
P – Ryan Stonehouse, State of Colorado, Sr.
KR – Soap scarf, State of Utah, Sr.
PR – Avery Williams, Boise State, Sr.
AP – Kenneth Gainwell, Memphis, So.