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BYU beats MTSU 37-10

Sep 27, 2013 - Posted by Justin Green at 10:20 pm | Updated: September 27, 2013 10:22 pm | Permalink

BYU preserved the 37-10 victory over MTSU as neither team scored in the fourth quarter. The Cougars held the Blue Raiders scoreless over the last three quarters.

BYU up 37-10 after three quarters

Sep 27, 2013 - Posted by Justin Green at 9:38 pm | Updated: September 27, 2013 9:42 pm | Permalink

BYU scored two touchdowns in the third quarter to take a 37-10 lead into the fourth. 

J.D. Falslev had a 71-yard punt return for a touchdown down the left sideline with just under a minute left, the first punt return for a touchdown by BYU since Falslev returned one for a touchdown in 2011 at TCU. 

BYU leads MSTU 23-10 at half

Sep 27, 2013 - Posted by Justin Green at 8:43 pm | Permalink

BYU scored 16 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 23-10 lead.

Three consecutive completions moved the Cougars to the MTSU 14-yard line with 32 seconds left in the half.  A pass interference penalty gave the Cougars a first and goal from the 2-yard line and RB Michael Alisa scored on the next play to go in the half 23-10.

BYU trails 10-7 after one

Sep 27, 2013 - Posted by Justin Green at 7:52 pm | Updated: September 27, 2013 8:52 pm | Permalink

BYU trails MTSU at the end of the first quarter, 10-7. The Blue Raiders scored first after a 50-yard kickoff to set up a 42-yard field goal by kicker Cody Clark to give Middle Tennessee State a 3-0 lead.

ESPNU Road Trip to air BYU episode Wednesday night

Sep 24, 2013 - Posted by Aaron Sorenson at 4:11 pm | Updated: September 24, 2013 4:12 pm | Permalink

ESPNU Road Trip, a weekly show hightlighting college football and the atmosphere in college towns, is airing an episode featuring BYU. The show airs this Wednesday  at 5:30 p.m. MDT on ESPNU.

BYU vs. Utah fourth quarter

Sep 21, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 11:49 pm | Permalink

BYU had possession of the ball at the end of the game but couldn't convert. The Utes held on to win 20-13.

The Cougars scored their first touchdown on a touchdown carry by Michael Alisa from the one-yard line with 5:13 remaining in the game. BYU's scoring drive consisted of six plays and 44 yards in the span of 1:49.

JD Falslev had a 61-yard rush on a punt return with 9:44 remaining in the game.

BYU vs. Utah third quarter

Sep 21, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 10:48 pm | Permalink

The Cougars added six points to the board on two made field goals in the quarter to cut the deficit to 13-6.

BYU's first points came on a 32-yard field goal by Justin Sorensen with 11:39 remaining in the third quarter. The Cougars scored another field goal that came from the 31-yard line to cut the deficit to 13-6 with 5:39 left in the quarter.

BYU vs. Utah second quarter

Sep 21, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 9:51 pm | Permalink

BYU entered halftime down 13-0 after Utah rushed 74 yards to get a one-yard touchdown pass with 1:22 left in the half. 

Wide receiver Cody Hoffman completed a 32-yard pass from Taysom Hill for a first down with 6:40 left in the quarter. The reception marked the 34th-straight game Hoffman has had at least one reception. He also led the team with 61 yards in the first half.

BYU vs. Utah first quarter

Sep 21, 2013 - Posted by Sugene Lee at 9:11 pm | Permalink

BYU and Utah's defense held strong to start the first quarter forcing each other to punt until Utah made a field goal late in the quarter to put them up 3-0.

Defensive lineman Remington Peck recorded a sack that resulted in a loss of seven yards for Utah. Taysom Hill completed a 30-yard pass to Brett Thompson, but BYU was outrushed 126-73.