(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
BYU football has a quick turn around this week, looking to bounce back vs. Middle Tennessee State Friday after a Saturday night loss to Utah at home.
Kickoff is projected for 7:02 p.m. MDT. Fans can listen in on the Cougar IMG Sports Network 1160 AM, 102.7 FM and BYUcougars.com.
The Countdown to Kickoff pregame show will begin at 6 p.m. MDT on BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com. Fans can also tune in to BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com for the live postgame show at the conclusion of the game. Radio coverage will begin at 5 p.m. MDT on the Cougar IMG Sports Network 1160 AM/102.7 FM and BYU Radio (SiriusXM channel 143).
Middle Tennessee State (3-1) at BYU (1-2)
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at 7:02 p.m. MDT
LaVell Edwards Stadium
Complete BYU vs. Middle Tennessee game notes
Friday's game is the first meeting between BYU and Middle Tennessee.
Career highs vs. Utah
Quarterback Taysom Hill had a career-high 260 passing yards vs. Utah and had 99 rushing yards. His previous high was 235 vs. Utah State in 2012.
Mitch Mathews hauled in three passes for 54 yards, both career highs. His 26-yard reception in the third quarter was also a career best.
With 10 tackles, Tyler Beck also set a career best—his previous high was six against Hawai’i in 2011. The senior tallied 2.0 tackles for loss, the first time he has registered a tackle for loss.
Senior Mike Hague notched a personal-best six tackles, with all six coming as solo tackles.
The Hoff Show
Hoffman needs three touchdowns, 367 yds and nine receptions to become the BYU all-time record holder in each of those categories. He needs three more 100-yard receiving games to become the BYU leader in that category and 771 yards to become the BYU all-time all-purpose yards leader. Hoffman missed the UVa game due to a hamstring injury, but returned for the victory vs. Texas. Hoffman has caught a pass in 34 consecutive games played dating back to Oct. 23, 2010.