BYU (5-5) has struggled mightily on fourth downs this season. Coming into Saturday's showdown against Boise State (6-3), BYU was 5-of-19 on fourth downs. After getting stopped at the goal line to end the second quarter — despite what appeared to be a touchdown for the Cougars — BYU fans...
Saturday's matchup between BYU (4-5) and Boise State (6-2) will mark the 11th-consecutive year the two programs have faced off. The Cougars will travel up north to the "smurf turf" for the final time as an Independent as the program continues its "Independence Farewell Tour." BYU will officially be a...
Playing its first game in 1892, the University of Utah football program has had many memorable moments and teams. From its humble beginnings to becoming a regional power in the 1920s-50s, to joining the WAC and busting the BCS as a Mountain West member to now being a member of...
BYU's (4-4) blowout loss to Liberty (7-1) on Saturday dropped the program to new lows this year as the Flames routed the Cougars 41-14 at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia. After beating then-No. 9 Baylor at home and climbing as high as No. 12 in the polls to start the...
You hear it every week from broadcasters and national pundits across the country. "Jaren Hall is sensational." "Jaren Hall is one of the top quarterbacks in the country." "Jaren Hall is a future NFL quarterback." https://twitter.com/LRiddickESPN/status/1574546907971526656?s=20&t=LAJ7tOmZR9vUgZiYRQN1vw Coming into Saturday's showdown against Notre Dame, Hall — the 6-foot-1, 205 pound junior — had backed it...
Notre Dame dominated No. 16 BYU in every statistical category. You name it, the Irish were better. From total yards, first downs and third down efficiency, to time of possession, tackles for loss, and made field goals. However, somehow down just 25-20 with 11:42 to go in the game, BYU found itself...
Facing No. 18 and undefeated UCLA on Saturday, the Utes needed a win to set up a big-time showdown with USC in Salt Lake City next week. Perhaps the Utes underestimated the Bruins, or maybe Utah just isn’t as good as everyone thought before the season began. After dropping the opener...
Too little, too late. After falling behind once again, BYU's second half comeback attempt fell short Saturday night as the 16th ranked Cougars lost 28-20 to Notre Dame at Allegiant Stadium — home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders. Attendance for the game was 62,742, the largest crowd for a...
The wait is over. After nearly a 10-year hiatus, No. 16 BYU (4-1) and Notre Dame (2-2) will meet Saturday night under the lights of Las Vegas as the Cougars and Irish battle in the Shamrock Series at Allegiant Stadium, home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders. Both teams will be...
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Coming into the season, nobody was talking about BYU's receiving corps. All the attention was on Jaren Hall, BYU's experienced and talented offensive line, the linebackers, special team stars and who would replace Tyler Allgeier at running back. Little did anyone know that the position group that would shine the most...
Facing an Oregon State team that gave USC all they could handle last week, the Utes proved they were a Pac-12 frontrunner by handling the Beavers. Looking for a fourth-straight win, Utah showed out for the Homecoming game to improve to 2-0 in Pac-12 play ahead of a massive game...
No. 19 BYU took down in-state rival Utah State Thursday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium as the Cougars came-from-behind for a 38-26 victory. With the win, BYU improved to 4-1 on the season and most importantly, kept the Wagon Wheel for another year as the Cougars won their third consecutive...
With the season now underway and the Aggies coming off a historic season, I thought I’d take a look back through the record books and compile a ranking of the greatest football seasons in Utah State history. So, without further ado, here are the Top 10 seasons in the history...
No. 19 BYU (3-1) hosts in-state rival Utah State (1-3) on Thursday in the Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The teams have met 90 times, with BYU leading the all-time series 50-37-3. The Cougars won the last year's meeting in Logan with a 34-20 victory,...
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Following last week's loss to Oregon, No. 19 BYU bounced back Saturday night as the Cougars pulled away for a 38-24 victory at LaVell Edwards Stadium. With the victory, BYU's dominant streak against Wyoming continued as the Cougars have not lost at home to Wyoming since 1987. After going down 10-7...
No. 24 Oregon led from start to finish as the Ducks rolled to a dominating 41-20 victory over No. 12 BYU at home. The victory extended Oregon's winning streak at Autzen Stadium to 21 games and wiped away any chance the Cougars had of making the College Football Playoff. However,...
No. 21 BYU (1-0) hosts No. 9 Baylor in the home opener at LaVell Edwards Stadium. This is the last game between both programs as non-conference opponents as the Cougars join the Big 12 conference next year. BYU and Baylor are facing off for just the fourth time, with the...
No. 25 BYU led from start to finish as the Cougars rolled to a dominating 50-21 victory over South Florida on Saturday. For BYU fans, the two-hour weather delay was well worth it as the Cougars scored on the first play from scrimmage and didn't look back as Puka Nucua...
Season openers have been very kind to BYU over the years and this season was no different as the 25th ranked Cougars jumped out to a huge lead and didn't look back as BYU rolled to a 50-21 victory at Raymond James Stadium — home of the NFL’s Tampa...
No. 25 BYU (0-0) opens the season at South Florida (0-0) on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium — home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both teams are meeting for just the third time in the series and have split both games so far. USF got the first win in...
In a game where they were favored in by nearly four touchdowns at home, the Utah State Aggies had to come from behind to beat a UConn team that won just once last season. Under first-year head coach Jim Mora, it looked like UConn might pull off a stunner against...
2021 was a memorable year for college football in the state of Utah. At the FBS level, all three schools – Utah, Utah State, and BYU – finished ranked in the Top 25 together for the first time ever while all posting double-digit victory totals. The Utes and Aggies...
After coming off back-to-back 10+ win seasons, another Top 25 ranking and bringing back nearly all of its starters (18), BYU has everything to put together another special season. In fact, BYU return 88% of its production, ranking second most in the nation. Just don't tell that to ESPN's Football...
With the 2022 Utah State football season set to kick off this Saturday, it’s time to take a look at what’s ahead. Can the Aggies sustain the surprise success of 2021, or will they take a step back? After a 1-5 record in 2020 that included a midseason coaching change,...
With the college football season starting this week, it's time to make some predictions. Will the Cougars win 10+ games again? Will BYU challenge for a NY6 berth? Could an undefeated run push the Cougars into a playoff spot? And most importantly... will BYU repeat as Pac-12 champions again (half...
In the final year of Independence before joining the Big 12 Conference next year — and with 18 of 22 starters returning — the 2022 season has all the makings of a special season for the Cougars. And after back-to-back 10+ win seasons, the Cougars look to keep the tradition...
Two of the Pac-12's flagship programs -- USC and UCLA -- were notified Thursday night that their applications to join the Big Ten Conference had been accepted. Both USC and UCLA will start competing in 2024. The move comes nearly a year after both Oklahoma and Texas agreed to leave the...
College football realignment never stops. On Thursday, the Big Ten Conference poached USC and UCLA from the Pac-12 Conference, sparking what should be another crazy summer as leagues do whatever it takes to keep their conference from crumbling. Both USC and UCLA will start competing in 2024. This comes a year...
After all three of the state's FBS programs — BYU, Utah, and Utah State — reached 10 wins during the 2021 season, the teams learned who, when and where they will play in their bowl matchups. Here is a look at where the teams ranked in this week's national polls,...
In a game that nearly everyone predicted would end in a Utah State loss, the Aggies came out and proved they belonged in the Mountain West title game. From the very start, Utah State controlled the game and made a big statement with a 46-13 victory over San Diego State...
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