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Merry Christmas... or should I say Mele Kalikimaka, Cougar fans. BYU is going bowling after a 42-10 blowout victory over Idaho State Saturday afternoon in front of 57,379 at Lavell Edwards Stadium. With the win, the Cougars improved to 14-0 against teams from the Football Championship Subdivision and also moved to...
Stop me if you've heard this before. The Utes dominated from start to finish as No. 8 Utah took care of business on national television with a 49-3 victory over UCLA in front of a sold-out crowd at Rice-Eccles Stadium. It was the largest margin of victory for Utah in...
It was another wild week in college football which saw five ranked teams fall, including Alabama and Penn State which came in ranked No. 2 and No. 5 in the AP Poll and No. 3 and No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings. Alabama dropped to No. 4 in...
BYU fans can breathe a sigh of relief as the Cougars (5-4) held on for a 31-24 victory over Liberty (6-4) Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Despite going up by two touchdowns in the second half on two different occasions, Liberty wouldn't go away as the Flames answered right...
The showdown between No. 2 LSU and No. 3 Alabama lived up to its billing in a battle between two high-powered offenses and star quarterbacks in LSU's Joe Burrow and Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa. Burrow threw for 393 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 46-41 thrilling victory...
In honor of college football's 150th anniversary and lasting throughout the season, ESPN takes a look at the greatest teams, players, coaches, plays and games over the past 150 years. This week, during ESPN's "The Greatest Series," College football writers, broadcasters and ESPN personalities talked about some of the biggest...
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Saturday's game between BYU (4-4) and Liberty (6-3) will mark the first game in the series between both independent programs. The two teams are scheduled to meet again in 2022 with the Cougars taking a return trip out to Lynchburg, Virginia. The game will also mark BYU's first home game...
The first week of the College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night with a surprise decision by the committee. Although Ohio State is ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Buckeyes check in at the top spot followed by No. 2 LSU, No. 3 Alabama...
Sports can bring out the best in people and sometimes it can bring out the worst. The latest burner account news isn't about Kevin Durant this time, but involves a Utah Utes fan posing as a "BYU fan" on social media in an attempt to make the university, its fans...
There was not a lot of change in the polls this week with a number of teams ⁠— including four of the top 5 teams ⁠— having bye weeks which left Georgia, Florida, Oregon and Utah as the only Top 10 teams in action. The eighth ranked Bulldogs knocked off...
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NFL scouts came to see Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, but it was BYU's Jaren Hall and Baylor Romney who stole the show Saturday night at Maverick Stadium as the Cougars put an emphatic end to Aggies' two-game winning streak in the Old Wagon Wheel series with a dominating...
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Tyler Huntley threw for 284 yards and a touchdown and ran for another to lead No. 9 Utah to a 33-28 come-from-behind victory over Washington. With the win, Utah improved to 8-1 on the season, its best start since 2015. The victory also kept the Utes' College Football Playoff hopes...
BYU (3-4) takes on Utah State (4-3) in the Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel Saturday night at Maverik Stadium. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. Utah State is coming off its second loss in three games and would love nothing more than to get...
The Utes are on a four-game winning streak and carry a lot of momentum heading into Saturday's big showdown against Washington. The nationally televised game with be on FOX and is set to kickoff at 2 p.m. MT.  Over the past four games, Utah has outscored its opponents 146-23, have...
It was separation Saturday! Week 9 of the college football season brought plenty of changes as more than a half-dozen ranked teams suffered losses, including three teams in the Top 10 as No. 5 Oklahoma, No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 9 Auburn all lost on the road. That makes three...
Since the loss to USC, No. 12 Utah has outscored its opponents 146-23 in its last four games, including a 35-0 shutout win over California Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utes led from start to finish and had arguably its most dominating performance of the season as the offense...
Moving on up! For the third consecutive week, Utah moved up in the both the Associate Press and Coaches Poll following its dominating defensive performance in a 21-3 win against then-No. 17 Arizona State. The Utes (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12), moved up to No. 12 in both polls after being ranked No....
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Making his first career start, freshman quarterback Baylor Romney made sure to make the most of it as the dual-threat quarterback threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns to lead BYU past No. 14 Boise State, 28-25, Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. With the win, Romney joins Ty Detmer,...
Records and streaks were broken Saturday night as No. 13 Utah took down No. 17 Arizona State, 21-3, at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Zack Moss scored two touchdowns and broke Utah's career rushing record in the process on a cold and rainy day in Salt Lake City. The win was an important...
Stop me if you've heard this before. BYU is hosting a ranked team at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday. The showdown against No. 14 Boise State will be historic as it will mark BYU's fourth consecutive home game against a ranked opponent. The 14th-ranked Broncos add to what has been an...
BYU didn't allow South Florida to get a first down until midway through the second quarter, the Cougars dominated time of possession, won the turnover battle, had more yards (439 to 315), fewer penalties, but in the end, BYU still lost. Yes, welcome to BYU football over the past few...
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Bye, bye Clemson. There's a new No. 1 team in the polls this week. After the Tigers squeaked out a 21-20 victory over North Carolina, Clemson dropped to No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. The Tigers received just 18 first-place votes after receiving 55 the previous week. Alabama...
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Holy Toledo! After BYU took a 14-3 lead on Aleva Hifo's 75-yard touchdown reception to start the second half, it looked like the rout was on. But as Lee Corso would say, "not so fast, my friend." BYU's offense sputtered and the defense couldn't do anything to stop the Toledo offense...
Utah QB Tyler Huntley had himself a game! The senior completed 21 of 30 passes for 334 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for two more scores on the ground to lead No. 19 Utah to a dominating 38-13 victory over Washington State. In fact, Huntley had more yards tonight than...
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BYU looks to bounce back after falling to No. 21 Washington last week and dropping to 2-2 on the season. After taking down Tennessee in overtime three weeks ago, the Cougars will look to stay unbeaten on the road as they go up against a really good Toledo (2-1)...
It was a wild week in college football as eight ranked teams suffered losses, including five to unranked teams. This, of course, caused a big shakeup in the rankings with several teams falling, while others joined or climbed up the rankings. Following its 23-17 victory over Notre Dame, Georgia earned...
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Good bye, good vibes! After back-to-back overtime victories over Tennessee and USC, BYU's positive momentum went out the window as No. 22 Washington walked out of LaVell Edwards Stadium with a dominating 45-19 victory. Washington QB Jacob Eason threw for 290 yards and three touchdowns and the Huskies scored two touchdowns...
Utah's curse at the Coliseum continues. In a primetime game and wanting to make a statement, the 10th-ranked Utes fell flat on their face in a 30-23 loss to USC at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The loss was a big one for Utah as they look to repeat as...
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BYU hosts No. 22 Washington in another nationally televised game after taking down then-No. 24 USC in overtime last week at LaVell Edwards Stadium. This time, ABC is bringing along its star-studded lineup with Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay and Molly McGrath making the trip out to Provo, Utah...
Big-time players make big-time plays and that's exactly what BYU defensive back Dayan Ghanwoloku did Saturday afternoon as senior not only scored a rushing touchdown, but also had the game-winning interception to give BYU a 30-27 overtime victory over then-No. 24 USC at LaVell Edwards Stadium. As fans rushed the...
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BYU has received a lot of attention since taking down then-No. 24 USC, 30-27, in overtime at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The Cougars were trending on social media and were the top story on SportsCenter Saturday after pulling out another overtime victory in back-to-back weeks. The Cardiac Cougars took down the Trojans...
The third week of the college football season was a lot better for BYU's opponents who had mixed results through the first two weeks of the season. Tennessee, South Florida and Toledo picked up their first wins, Washington stays ranked with an impressive win over Hawaii and Boise State...
Coming into Saturday's showdown between BYU and No. 24 USC, all eyes were on true freshman Kedon Slovis. Yet, it was BYU QB Zach Wilson who stole the show as the sophomore lead the Cougars to a 30-27 overtime victory over the 24th-ranked Trojans at LaVell Edwards Stadium. It was the...
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BYU and USC will meet for just the third time on Saturday as the Cougars host the 24th-ranked Trojans at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The game will be televised nationally on ABC and will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. MDT. BYU is coming off an emotional win at Tennessee as Jake Oldroyd...
The second week of the college football season brought plenty of close games, overtimes as well as upsets. Clemson picked up more first-place votes after taking down then-No. 12 Texas A&M at home and LSU jumped up to No. 4 after beating then-No. 9 Texas on the road. Michigan...
For BYU, being an independent team has its challenges as well as its advantages and Saturday's showdown between BYU and Tennessee — the first time these two storied programs have met — was a great example of how the Cougars have been able to play all over the country...
It was a comeback for the ages! Standing on his own 20-yard line, with just 17 seconds in the game and without any timeouts, BYU sophomore quarterback Zach Wilson dropped back to pass — and with the game on the line — threw a strike to Micah Simon who split...
LSU went on the road and picked up a huge victory Saturday night as the sixth-ranked Tigers took down No. 9 Texas, 45-38. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow had himself a game against the Longhorns as the senior completed 31 of 39 passes for 471 yards and four touchdowns. Of course, he...
Saturday's game between BYU and Tennessee marks the first time these two storied program's have met on the gridiron as the Cougars travel to SEC country to take on the Vols inside Neyland Stadium — one of the most iconic stadiums in the country. That's why it's no surprise that...
With only one upset this past week, Tuesday's Associated Press Top 25 poll didn't see a lot movement. Auburn made the biggest jump thanks to its come-from-behind victory over Oregon as the Tigers jumped from No. 16 to No. 11.  Following its 30-12 victory over BYU, Utah moved up from...
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