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Cougars continue to trail 14-7 after scoreless third quarter

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 10:57 pm | Updated: October 14, 2016 11:04 pm | Permalink

The Bulldogs maintained their seven-point lead throughout the third quarter as neither team scored. BYU made it to the 1-yard line on the final possession before Mississippi State defense forced a rush for loss of seven yards on Taysom Hill.

BYU topped Mississippi State in rushing yards to this point but the Bulldogs have tallied 173 passing yards while holding the Cougars to 103 yards. 

Bulldogs lead 14-7 at the half

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 10:08 pm | Permalink

BYU ended the first half trailing 14-7. 

Early in the second quarter Micah Hannemann notched the Cougars’ first interception of the night. It was the third pick of his career and BYU’s 11th of the season. The Cougars advanced 44 yards before Rhett Almond missed 42-yard field goal attempt with 9:38 left.

With 3:54 left in the first half, the Bulldogs put another touchdown on the board to extend their lead 14-7.

BYU and Mississippi State tied after first quarter

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 9:50 pm | Permalink

BYU and Mississippi State finished the first quarter tied 7-7 Saturday night in Provo.

Mississippi State scored the first touchdown of the night off a 44-yard pass from Nick Fitzgerald to Keith Mixon with 9:13 remaining on the clock.

Jamaal Williams becomes BYU's career rushing leader

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by Sydney Jorgensen at 7:03 pm | Updated: October 17, 2016 6:42 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah - BYU running back Jamaal Williams reached 3,468 yards in a double overtime game against Mississippi State Friday night, giving him the school record for career rushing yards.

The crowd honored him with a standing ovation and a special banner draped across the student section after a nine-yard run to set up BYU's first touchdown in overtime. The Cougars scored again in double overtime and stopped the Bulldogs on fourth down to seal the win.

Traffic advisory for Friday's BYU football game

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by at 5:16 pm | Updated: October 14, 2016 5:18 pm | Permalink

Advisory: Provo/Orem Transportation Improvement Project (TRIP) Update

Construction activities continue along University Parkway in Orem and Provo and 700 North in Provo. Motorists attending BYU Homecoming activities including the football game on Friday night are advised of the following travel impacts.

University Parkway, Provo/Orem

Viewing Options: BYU vs. Mississippi State

Oct 14, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 11:33 am | Permalink

BYU will face off against Mississippi State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in a Homecoming matchup tonight at 8:15 p.m. MDT.

The game will be televised live nationally on ESPN. It will also be streamed online on WatchESPN.com or with the WatchESPN app.

Getting to Know: Andrew Eide and Phillip Amone

Oct 12, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:53 pm | Updated: October 12, 2016 1:29 pm | Permalink

Andrew Eide
Senior offensive lineman

Williams, Empey receive weekly honors after win at Michigan State

Oct 11, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 12:29 pm | Updated: October 11, 2016 1:31 pm | Permalink

For the third-consecutive week, Jamaal Williams was named the Madness Independent Offensive Player of the Week after his performance at Michigan State on Saturday.

In the win over the Spartans, Williams rushed for 163 yards, which is his 14th-career 100-yard game and sixth with 150 or more. He reached the end zone twice, which is his third game with two or more touchdowns this year.

Getting to Know: Adam Pulsipher and Tanner Balderree

Oct 05, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 10:17 am | Updated: October 5, 2016 10:22 am | Permalink

Adam Pulsipher
Sophomore linebacker

How did you spend your offseason?
We trained in the morning and I worked at Pelion, a venture capital up in Salt Lake. I started working for one of their portfolio companies, which is a drone company, and that was a blast.

BYU defeats Toledo in high-scoring nail-biter

Oct 01, 2016 - Posted by Caitlan Wrubell at 12:21 am | Permalink

BYU defeated Toledo by a score of 55-53 on Friday night in Provo.

Kicker Rhett Almond scored a field goal with two seconds remaining in the game to propel the Cougars to a two-point victory over the Rockets. Almond was 7 for 7 on PATs and 2 for 2 on field goals.