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Single Game

Both Teams Gaining 600 Yards
  -BYU (767) vs. Sdsu (695) 11/16/91
  -BYU (646) at Hawaii (612) 12/8/01

Highest Average Per Punt
  -60.4 vs. Wyoming, 10/8/83
    5 For 302 (Min. 5)

Highest Average Per Punt, Both Teams
  -55.3 vs. Wyoming, 10/8/83
    11 For 608 (Min. 10)

Most Tds Scored On Kickoff Returns (one of 18 teams)
  -2 vs. Air Force, 11/11/89

Most Points Scored In A Tie
  -104 BYU (52) vs. Sdsu (52), 11/16/91

Fewest Completions Allowed
  -0 Vs. Rice, Nov. 9, 1996

Most Points Scored In 4th Quarter To Win Or Tie Game
  -36 vs. Washington St, Sep. 15, 1990
    Trailed 29-14 At Start Of Quarter (Won 50-36)

Season

Highest Average Gain Per Passing Attempt
  -10.9 1989, 433 for 4,732 (Min. 350 Att.)

Highest Punting Average
  -50.6 1983, 24 for 1,215

Highest Net Punting Average
  -1983 45.0, 24 for 1,215 Yards, 134 Return Yards

Most Opponent’s Fumbles Recovered
  -36 1977

Consec. Games Passing For 200 Yards
  -64 9/80 to 10/19/85

Most Consecutive Games W/Out Being Shutout
  -361 10/3/75 to 11/15/03

Highest-Scoring Tie Game
  -52-52 Vs. San Diego St. 11/16/91

Most Wins In A Season (one of 7 teams)
  - 14 1996

Most Games Played In A Season (one of four teams)
  -15 1996

Total Offense

Most Seasons Gaining 4,000 Yards Or More
  - 3 Ty Detmer, 1989-91

Most Seasons Gaining 2,500 Yards Or More
  -3 Ty Detmer, 1989-91
  -John Beck, 2004-06
  -Max Hall, 2007-09

Most Games Gaining 300 Yards
  -Career 33 Ty Detmer, 1988-91

Yards Per Game Vs. One Opponent
  -Career 370.8 Ty Detmer Vs. Sdsu,
   (Min. 4 Games) 1988-91

Most Touchdowns Responsible For
  -4 Yrs 135 Ty Detmer, 1988-91
   14 Run, 121 Pass

Most Tds Responsible For Per Game
  -Career 2.9 Ty Detmer,’88-91
  -135 Touchdowns, 46 Games

Most Points Responsible For
  -4 Yrs 820 Ty Detmer, 1988-91
   14 Run, 121 Pass, 5 2-Points

Most Points Responsible For Per Game
  -4 Yrs 17.8 Ty Detmer,’88-91
   820 Points, 46 Games

Rushing

Most Tds Scored In One Quarter
  -4 (4th Qtr.) Dick Felt Vs. San Jose St.
   Nov. 8, 1952 (All Rushing)

Passing

Most Yards Gained
  -3 Yrs 13,779 Ty Detmer, 1989-91
   (875 Of 1,377)

Most Yards Gained Per Game
  -2 Yrs 406.2 Ty Detmer, 1989-90
   (9,748 Yards In 24 Games)
  -4 Yrs 326.8 Ty Detmer, 1988-91
   (15,031 Yards In 46 Games)

Consecutive Games Gaining 300+Yards
  -Career 24 Ty Detmer, 9/2/89-12/1/90

Most Yds Per Game Against One Opponent
  -373.8 Ty Detmer Vs. New Mexico, 1988-91
   (Min. 4 Games) 1,495 Yards

Most Yards Gained Per Attempt
  -Game 14.1 John Walsh Vs. Utah St.
   (Min. 40 Atts.) 44 For 619, 10/30/93
  -Season 11.1 Ty Detmer, 1989
   (Min 412 Atts.) 412 For 4,560

Most Yards Gained Per Completion
  -Game 22.9 John Walsh Vs. Utah St.
   (Min. 22 Atts.) 27 For 619, 10/30/93

Highest Percentage Of Passes For Tds
  -Season 11.5 Jim Mcmahon, 1980
   (Min. 375 Atts.) 47 Of 445

Receiving

Most Catches Per Game By A Tight End
  -Career 5.4 Gordon Hudson, 1980-83
   178 In 33 Games

Most Yards Gained By A Tight End
  -Game 259 Gordon Hudson Vs. Utah
   11/21/81 - 13 Catches
  -Career 2,901 Dennis Pitta, 2004, 2007-09

Most Yards Per Game By A Tight End
  -Career 75.3 Gordon Hudson, 1980-83
   2,484 In 33 Games

Two Players Gaining 1,000 Yards Recieving In One Season
  -Austin Collie 1,538 Yards, 106 Catches, 2008
  -Dennis Pitta 1,083 Yards, 83 Catches, 2008
  -Andy Boyce 1,241 Yards, 79 Catches, 1990
  -Chris Smith 1,156 Yards, 68 Catches, 1990

Average Per Catch By A Tight End
  -Career 19.2 Clay Brown, 1978-80
   (Min. 75) 88 Catches For 1,691 Yds.

Punting

Highest Average Per Punt
  -Game (Min. 5) - 60.4 Lee Johnson Vs. Wyoming,
   10/8/83 (5 For 302; 53, 44, 63, 62, 80 Yards)

Punt Returns

Most Punt Returns
  -Career 153 Vai Sikahema, 1980-81,
   1984-85, 1,312 Yds

Highest Average Gain Per Return
  -Game 43.8 Golden Richards, Vs. No. Texas, 1971

Kickoff Returns

Highest Average Gain Per Kick Return
  -Season 40.1 Paul Allen, 1961 -
   (Min. 1.2 Returns/Game) 12 For 481

Scoring

Most Tds Scored In One Quarter
  -4 (4th Qtr.) Dick Felt Vs. San Jose St.
   Nov. 8, 1952 (All Rushing)

Field Goals

Highest Percentage Of Field Goals Made, 40 Yards Or More
  -Season 93.3% Matt Payne, Byu, 2002
   14 Of 15 (Min. 10 Made)

Most Consecutive Field Goals Made, 40-49 Yards
  -Career 14 Matt Payne, Byu, 2003-04

Field Goals In First Game Of Career
  -5 Joe Liljenquist Vs. Colorado 1969 (6 Attempts)