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Hopkins, UAB beat No. 12 BYU 31-28 in Independence Bowl

Dec. 18, 2021 20:24 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Dylan Hopkins broke the Independence Bowl record for completion percentage in wind and driving rain, connecting on 19 of 23 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns in UAB's 31-28 victory over No. 12 BYU on Saturday. With UAB (9-4) facing fourth-and-7 with...

No. 13 BYU looks to cap Pac-12 success at struggling USC

Nov. 26, 2021 09:14 AM EST

No. 13 BYU (9-2, No. 13 CFP) at USC (4-6), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: BYU by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: USC leads 2-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cougars will try to pile...

Dart, USC trying to salvage season against No. 13 BYU

Nov. 24, 2021 18:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaxson Dart was there when BYU upset Southern California in 2019, a recruit watching from the stands as the Cougars flustered the Trojans’ Air Raid offense by dropping eight defenders into coverage. Now a freshman quarterback at USC, Dart will have...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Places change but teams remain same

Nov. 22, 2021 03:52 AM EST

It took 12 weeks of regular-season play to have a turnover-free AP Top 25. For the first time in 2021 all the teams that were ranked in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank last week stayed ranked this week. There...

Hall, Robinson, Allgeier spark No. 14 BYU past Ga. Southern

Nov. 20, 2021 20:42 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jaren Hall had 211 of his 312 yards passing in the first half, Jakob Robinson picked off two passes in the second half and No. 14 BYU beat Georgia Southern 34-17 on Saturday night. Tyler Allgeier, the nation’s seventh-leading rusher, finished...

No. 14 BYU hopes to avoid letdown versus Georgia Southern

Nov. 18, 2021 19:50 PM EST

No. 14 BYU (8-2, No. 14 CFP) at Georgia Southern (3-7), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (ESPN+). Line: BYU by 19 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cougars were...

No. 14 BYU looks to avoid letdown against Georgia Southern

Nov. 18, 2021 13:34 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Coach Kalani Sitake made sure No. 14 BYU got in some time to rest during last week’s bye. The Cougars also practiced a couple of times with an emphasis on fundamentals like blocking and tackling. Now he is emphasizing that BYU (8-2) can’t...

BYU routs Idaho State 59-14 for 3rd straight win

Nov. 06, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jaren Hall threw for 298 yards and four touchdowns, all in the first half, and No. 17 BYU demolished Idaho State 59-14 on Saturday. Baylor Romney took over in the second half for Hall, who finished 2 yards shy of his fourth 300-yard performance in the...

No. 17 BYU honors seniors in last home game vs Idaho State

Nov. 04, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

Idaho State (1-7) at No. 17 BYU (7-2, No. 15 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (BYUTV). Line: No line, according to Fanduel Sportsbook. Series record: BYU leads 6-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Senior Day at LaVell...

No. 17 BYU faces Idaho St in final home game for seniors

Nov. 04, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

If he had to pinpoint it, the most prominent emotion for BYU defensive lineman Uriah Leiataua will be satisfaction over sadness. Sure, his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium will be Saturday when the 17th-ranked Cougars host Idaho State. But he’s enjoyed every moment...