Kenny Cox | Posted: 20 Nov 2021 | Updated: 23 Nov 2021

BYU at Georgia Southern - Postgame Notes

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Jakob Robinson celebrates INT vs. Georgia Southern

The following notes are from BYU's 34-17 win over Georgia Southern. 

ALUMNI FLAGS: Judd Anderton (DL, 2004-07), Peter Tuipulotu (RB, 1987-91), Abe Mills (DB, 1994-95), Nate Gibbs (OL, 1991-94)
TEAM FLAGS: Caden Haws, Seth Willis
Attendance: 20,862

Big Plays

BYU had seven passing plays of 20 or more yards and four rushes of 10 yards or more. Three different receivers had receptions of 40 yards or more in the game.

BYU posted 510 yards of total offense and held Georgia Southern to just 268 total yards. It was the third consecutive game the Cougars posted 500 yards. BYU threw for 312 yards, the third consecutive game with 300+ and sixth time in 2021.

BYU improved to 17-4 as a ranked team under Kalani Sitake. The Cougars have also won four in a row and improved to 9-2. It is the third time BYU has won at least 9 games under Sitake (9-4, 2016, 11-1, 2020)

Turnover Margin
BYU had two takeaways and did not turn the ball over against Georgia Southern. The Cougars entered the game tied for 16th nationally and are currently +10 on the season.

Tyler Allgeier

Tyler Allgeier ran for 136yards and one touchdown on 25 carries. It was his 5th 100-yard game this year and 11th of his career. Allgeier moved into No. 7 in career rushing yards with 2,596, passing Luke Staley. He also passed Harvey Unga and Jamaal Williams to take the No. 6 spot for single-season rushing yards at 1,298. Allgeier’s one score moved him into a tie with Curtis Brown at No. 6 in career rushing touchdowns with 31.

Jaren Hall
Hall went 17 of 29 for 312 yards. It was his fourth 300-yard game this year and fourth in his last six games. He also had a 298-yard game against Idaho State. Hall added two passing touchdowns, his sixth game in 2021 with multiple touchdown passes.

Notable career highs/career firsts
Long reception: Keanu Hill (44 yards, 2nd quarter)
Multiple Interceptions: Jakob Robinson (3rd quarter, 4th quarter)