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Cougars take down Wildcats, 45-13

Sep 08, 2012 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson on September 8, 2012 at 4:24 pm

BYU advanced to 2-0 on the season as it defeated Weber State, 45-13, at LaVell Edwards Stadium. 

In the fourth quarter, senior quarterback James Lark ran six yards for six points, his first career rushing touchdown. Freshman quarterback Taysom Hill also contributed to the scoreboard on a 1-yard run with 3:34 left to play in the game. Three different Cougar quarterbacks scored in today's game.

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is now 30-2 when his team scores more than 40 points. The Cougars picked up over 533 yards of total offense. 

BYU's special teams continued to make big plays. In the first minute of the final quarter, the Cougars tackled the Wildcat punter as he was attempting to kick the ball which gave BYU the ball on the Weber St. 23-yard line.

The Wildcats scored their second touchdown in the last minute of the game on a one-yard rush by running back Kris Parham to cap a 77-yard drive.

To see pictures of the game, click here