Utah State record 2009 4-8 3-5 2010 4-8 2-6 2011 7-6 5-2 2012 10-2 6-0 2011 was the first bowl game that Utah State went to since 1997. The 4 years before Andersen took over the program had a total of 9 wins. They have now qualified for consecutive bowl appearances Andersen had success as a DL coach (2004) and DC (2005-2008) at Utah and was on the staff for both of Utah's undefeated seasons (04 and 08). Was also on the Utah staff during the 1997-2002 years as a DL coach under McBride. DC PPG 2005: 24.1 2006 19.8 2007 16.8 2008 17.2 Interesting Utah State beat Utah (and his old boss) this year on the football field which consisted solely of players he recruited. Also as you can see through his four years as head coach at USU, he's taken one of the worst programs in Div 1 football and built it into a conference winning title team in a place where football success is very small ( 6 Bowl games total in their history). Obviously this guy is finding talent and developing it at a place where its not easy to do which closely resembles the issues we currently have at CU (not a strong recruiting base in the state, behind in facility race, hasn't found enough talent to even be competitive in the Pac 12). Gary Andersen is a much more qualified head coaching candidate than Jon Embree ever was and I think it would be wise for CU to look in his direction. BTW he is a Utah Ute alum. He is 48 years old Feel free to add or disagree.