Utah State athletics looking to beef up budget with Feb. 8 Aggie Auction
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With a move to the Mountain West forthcoming, new facilities under construction and a host of athletes coming in next year, Utah State athletics always has use for a little extra cash.

The school will be raising money to fund athletic scholarships on Feb. 8 when it holds the annual Aggie Auction at the Riverwoods Conference Center in Logan. All of the money raised from the auction goes to support the school's scholarship fund: Last year, the aucion raised $60,000, according to a school release.

The tickets are $300 per couple or $150 for an individual. The silent auction begins at 5 p.m., and the live auction is at 6:30 p.m. Each attendee can purchase a personalized football jersey from Nike.

Some of the items available for those who are willing to unload their wallets:

Live auction• Two tickets to the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta• Four-person Florida golf excursion• Football championship ring celebrating 2012 WAC and Potato Bowl titles• Lasik eye surgery(!)• Stay at the Orleans for the 2013 WAC basketball championship• One week at the Big Hole Meadow Lodge in Montana• One week at the Silver Baron Lodge in Deer Valley• 2004 Hummer H2

Silent auction• Private dinner with football coach Matt Wells• Private tour of Nike headquarters and lunch with Nike brand president Charlie Denson• St. George golf package• Utah State athletics photography

— Kyle Goonkgoon@sltrib.comTwitter: @kylegoon