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BYU takes commanding 34-9 lead in third quarter

Nov 19, 2016 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 2:51 pm | Updated: November 19, 2016 2:54 pm | Permalink

BYU extended its lead with two touchdowns and a pair of field goals, 34-9, in the third quarter.

Rhett Almond kicked a 33-yard field goal to finish an 11-play drive. Almond’s kick put the Cougars up 17-9 with 11:30 left in the quarter.

Strong offensive effort puts BYU up 14-9 at halftime

Nov 19, 2016 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 1:45 pm | Updated: November 19, 2016 1:47 pm | Permalink

BYU took a 14-9 lead over UMass at halftime.

In his first career start, KJ Hall rushed for 11 yards to score a touchdown seven seconds into the second quarter, capping off a 10-play, 75-yard drive that began in the previous quarter. Hall’s score and Rhett Almond’s extra point gave the Cougars a 7-6 lead.

The Minutemen responded with a 44-yard field goal on the following possession to take a 9-7 advantage with 12:58 left in the half. 

BYU trails UMass 6-0 after first quarter

Nov 19, 2016 - Posted by Kristen Kerr at 12:48 pm | Updated: November 19, 2016 12:50 pm | Permalink

After one quarter of play, BYU trails UMass, 6-0.

UMass capitalized on a recovered fumble with 4:35 on the clock, before converting three-consecutive plays to move forward 71 yards in 1:08. The Minutemen connected on a 70-yard pass with 3:27 left in the quarter to take the lead 6-0. UMass missed the the PAT attempt. 

The Minutemen recorded 124 total yards to the Cougars' 114. The Minutemen also tallied three penalties for 31 yards.

Viewing options for BYU vs. UMass

Nov 18, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 1:53 pm | Updated: November 19, 2016 10:11 am | Permalink

BYU football hosts fellow Independent team UMass today at 12 p.m. MST in LaVell Edwards Stadium.

The game will be televised live on BYUtv. It will also be streamed online on byutv.org and ESPN3.

Getting to Know: Talon Shumway and Zayne Anderson

Nov 16, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:18 pm | Updated: November 16, 2016 12:28 pm | Permalink

Talon Shumway
Freshman wide receiver

What have you been up to this summer?
I got married.

How did you meet your wife?
We went to high school together at Lone Peak.

What is something outside of football you’re looking forward to this year?
I am looking forward to school. I’m studying pre-med.

What is your dream job?
Orthopedic surgeon.

BYU wins 31-7 over SUU

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Courtney Lovelace at 4:27 pm | Permalink

Rhett Almond added six points to the scoreboard in two different field goals throughout the fourth quarter to seal the win for the Cougars, 37-7.

The score remains 31-7 throughout the third quarter

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Courtney Lovelace at 3:47 pm | Permalink

Both teams were scoreless throughout the third quarter and the score stays at 31-7.

BYU holds a comfortable lead against SUU, 31-7

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Courtney Lovelace at 2:56 pm | Permalink

A 28-yard field-goal from Rhett Almond followed by a touchdown from Colby Pearson added an additional 10 points to the board, while Southern Utah scored its first touchdown of the day with just over two minutes left in the half. KJ Hall finished the half with his first touchdown of his career, bringing the score to 31-7.

BYU leads 14-0 over SUU

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Courtney Lovelace at 1:46 pm | Updated: November 12, 2016 1:52 pm | Permalink

After the first quarter of play, the Cougars lead over Southern Utah, 14-0.

The first touchdown of the game was scored within the first three minutes by Taysom Hill in a two-drive set consisting of 47 yards and lasting 27 seconds. A touchdown pass to Nick Kurtz highlighted his longest receiving catch this season with 31 yards. Tomas Laulile also had his first sack of the season for a gain of seven yards. 

Viewing Options: BYU vs. Southern Utah

Nov 12, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:54 am | Updated: November 12, 2016 12:55 am | Permalink

Beginning a three-game homestand to close out the regular season, BYU football hosts Southern Utah today at 1 p.m. MST.

The game will be televised live on BYUtv. It will also be streamed online on byutv.org and ESPN3.