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BYU extends coach Kalani Sitake's contract through 2023

Nov. 18, 2019 1:53 PM EST

BYU has extended the contract of coach Kalani Sitake through the 2023 season. The school said Monday that the extension adds three years to the original deal Sitake signed after taking over the program in 2015. Sitake is 26-23 overall in his fourth season with the Cougars and has also led BYU to three bowl games....

Zach Wilson returns, BYU beats Idaho State 42-10

Nov. 16, 2019 6:38 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson passed for 187 yards, two touchdowns and an interception to help BYU beat Idaho State 42-10 on Saturday. Shortly after the victory, BYU announced on Twitter that it had officially accepted an invitation to play in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24. Wilson returned from a six-week...

Romney's 3 TD passes lead BYU to 31-24 win over Liberty

Nov. 9, 2019 11:29 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Baylor Romney completed 23 of 33 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns and BYU beat Liberty 31-24 on Saturday night. Micah Simon had seven receptions for 91 yards and a score and threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Matt Bushman and Sione Finau had 10 carries for 69 yards for BYU. On...

Holani's 4 TDs lead No. 21 Boise St. past San Jose St. 52-42

Nov. 3, 2019 2:23 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With Boise State's defense struggling to slow down Josh Love and San Jose State, the Broncos turned to their ground game to hold off the Spartans and keep their New Year's Six bowl aspirations alive. Freshman George Holani ran for 126 yards and four touchdowns and No. 21 Boise State...

Hall, Romney lead BYU to 42-14 win over Utah State

Nov. 3, 2019 1:10 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Jaren Hall was 12-of-16 passing for 214 yards and ran for two touchdowns — all before halftime — and Baylor Romney threw for 191 yards and two scores to help BYU beat Utah State 42-14 on Saturday night. Hall, who finished with seven carries for 54 yards, suffered a...

No. 21 Boise State looks to bounce back vs San Jose State

Nov. 1, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — While Boise State spent an off week licking its wounds after losing for the first time this season at BYU, San Jose State was traveling across the country to post another big road win. The Spartans (4-4, 1-3 Mountain West) hope the momentum gained by beating Army last week will be...

BYU upsets No. 14 Boise State 28-25

Oct. 20, 2019 4:08 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Facing a Top 25 team in his first career start didn't faze Baylor Romney. Romney threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns to help BYU upset No. 14 Boise State 28-25 on Saturday night. The Cougars snapped a three-game losing streak with their first victory over the Broncos since 2015. BYU...

QB questions face No. 14 Boise State at BYU

Oct. 18, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Right now, there's just one obvious similarity between No. 14 Boise State and BYU. Both teams will have questions at quarterback when the Broncos travel to Provo to face the Cougars on Saturday night. Boise State (6-0) may be without freshman standout Hank Bachmeier, who left last week's win over Hawaii with an...

No. 16 Wolverines' visit to No. 7 Penn State tops schedule

Oct. 18, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

Michigan came into the season a trendy pick to win the Big Ten East. It's not even November and the No. 16 Wolverines must beat No. 7 Penn State as a road underdog on Saturday night to keep control of their destiny. That 35-14 loss at Wisconsin last month dropped fifth-year coach Jim Harbaugh to 1-6 on the road...

No. 14 Boise State heads out of conference to face BYU

Oct. 17, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

No. 14 Boise State (6-0, 3-0 MWC) at BYU (2-4), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 7. Series record: Boise State leads 7-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Boise State steps out of Mountain West play for the final time in the regular season, traveling to Provo and potentially with a new starting...