Ohio, from the Mid-American Conference, will be appearing in a bowl game for the third consecutive season. The Bobcats lost in the New Orleans Bowl last year and the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in 2009.
Utah State, from the Western Athletic Conference, rallied this season after losing three of its first four games.
Utah is a three-point favorite.
Saturday is the first day of three-plus weeks of FBS bowl action, and there are three games on tap.
Game: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Date/Time: Sat., Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m. ET
Betting Odds: Utah State By 3
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