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BYU up on ECU 38-21 at the end of the 3rd quarter

Oct 10, 2015 - Posted by Michelle Wood at 8:14 pm | Updated: October 10, 2015 8:19 pm | Permalink

Algie Brown opened the third quarter with a 53-yard touchdown run to make the lead for the Cougars 35-21.

BYU leads ECU 28-21 at halftime

Oct 10, 2015 - Posted by Michelle Wood at 7:18 pm | Permalink

Two plays into the second quarter, Bronson Kaufusi blocked Worth Gregory's punt, placing the Cougars on ECU's 1-yard line. Algie Brown ran the ball in for the touchdown three plays later.

BYU behind ECU 14-7 after first quarter.

Oct 10, 2015 - Posted by Michelle Wood at 6:28 pm | Updated: October 10, 2015 7:13 pm | Permalink

On East Carolina's first drive, Sione Takitaki ended the drive after a nine yard sack on 3rd and 10.

Tanner Mangum connected with senior Mitch Mathews on 3rd and 13 for a 45-yard gain. However, three plays later, running back Algie Brown fumbled on a 4th down conversion, giving ECU the ball again at BYU's 31-yard line.

Following the game: East Carolina vs. BYU

Oct 09, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 4:16 pm | Updated: October 9, 2015 7:50 pm | Permalink

BYU football hosts East Carolina for the homecoming game with kickoff at 5:32 p.m. MDT at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

Getting to Know: Terenn Houk and Manoa Pikula

Oct 09, 2015 - Posted by at 4:06 pm | Updated: October 9, 2015 7:53 pm | Permalink

Prior to the start of the 2015 season, we had the chance to talk with Terenn Houk and Manoa Pikula. Learn a little bit about them below.


Terenn Houk

Senior Receiver

Major: Sociology

Stadiums excited to play at in 2015: Big House, Nebraska, Rose Bowl, and Arrowhead

BYU downs UConn 30-13

Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 11:38 pm | Updated: October 2, 2015 11:39 pm | Permalink

Trevor Samson knocked in a 25-yard field goal on the opening drive of the fourth quarter, giving BYU a 13-10 lead.

Bronson Kaufusi picked off Bryant Shirreffs' pass on the next series, returning the ball to the UConn 21-yard line. On the next play, Tanner Mangum threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Mitch Mathews, putting the Cougars up 20-10.

BYU tied with UConn 10-10 at end of third quarter

Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 10:47 pm | Permalink

After a strong BYU drive to start the quarter, Tanner Mangum's pass was intercepted by Jamar Summers and returned 26 yards, setting up a drive that ended in a 37-yard UConn field goal that gave the Huskies a 10-7 lead.

On the ensuing drive, Mangum hit Nick Kurtz for a gain of 25 yards, putting the Cougars in scoring position in the red zone. BYU converted on a 26-yard field goal moments later, tying the game at 10-10.

BYU and UCONN tied 7-7 at halftime

Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 9:49 pm | Permalink

On the first possession of the second quarter, BYU drove into scoring position, but failed to convert on a 48-yard field goal that missed just left.

The BYU defense forced a three-and-out on its first defensive series, holding the Huskies to a net loss of three yards.

Two series later, the Cougars charged down the field, but turned the ball over to the Huskies after Tanner Mangum's pass was intercepted in the end zone by Jhavon Williams.

After first quarter BYU leads UConn 7-0

Oct 02, 2015 - Posted by Preston Brown at 9:01 pm | Permalink

On their second drive of the game, a 34-yard pass from Tanner Mangum to Terrenn Houk at the start of the series put the Cougars in scoring position.

BYU then scored the first points of the game on a 1-yard touchdown run from Francis Bernard. The touchdown was Bernard's first of the season.

Following the game: BYU vs. UConn

Oct 01, 2015 - Posted by McKay Perry at 6:03 pm | Updated: October 2, 2015 7:34 pm | Permalink

BYU football is on the road again as it concludes September wtih a matchup against Michigan with kickoff at 8:21 p.m. MDT at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 along with online access through Watch ESPN.

Live television coverage begins at 7 p.m. MDT with BYUtv’s pregame show Countdown to Kickoff. Live postgame coverage on BYUtv will follow after the game.