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BYU Cougars season in review

Sept. 3

Boston College 20, BYU 3

Last week:

Boston Col. 30, N.C. State 10

BOTTOM LINE: The Eagles (7-3) bounced back from two consecutive losses by handling the Wolf Pack. They conclude at Maryland.

Sept. 10

BYU 45, E. Illinois 10

Last week:

E. Illinois 31, Tenn. Tech 20

BOTTOM LINE: The Panthers (8-2) have only lost once since falling to BYU in September. They visit Jacksonville State in their regular-season finale.

Sept. 24

TCU 51, BYU 50

Last week:

TCU 51, UNLV 3

BOTTOM LINE: The Horned Frogs (10-1, 8-0) completed a perfect MWC season by beating up on the Rebels in their regular-season finale. Next up? Bowl game.

Oct. 1

SDSU 31, BYU 10

Last week:

SDSU 30, Colorado St. 10

BOTTOM LINE: Can anyone figure out the Aztecs (4-6, 3-4)? The league's most unpredictable team came up big this week and hosts Wyoming next.

Oct. 8

BYU 27, New Mexico 24

Last week:

New Mexico 31, Utah 27

BOTTOM LINE: The Lobos (6-4, 4-3) clinched bowl eligibility again — this time at the expense of the Utes. They host Air Force this week.

Oct. 15

BYU 24, Colorado St. 14

Last week

SDSU 30, Colorado St. 10

Last week: The Rams (5-5, 4-3) are slipping fast, having lost two straight games. They can still become bowl eligible with a win at UNLV this week.

Oct. 22

Notre Dame 49, BYU 23

Last week:

Notre Dame 42, Navy 21

BOTTOM LINE: The Irish (7-2) are still in the running for a BCS bowl after defeating the Midshipmen. They entertain a struggling Syracuse squad this week.

Oct. 29

BYU 62, Air Force 41

Last week:

Air Force bye

BOTTOM LINE: The Falcons (3-7, 2-4) have lost seven out of their past eight games. They conclude their season this week with a contest at New Mexico.

Nov. 5

BYU 55, UNLV 14

Last week:

TCU 51, UNLV 3

BOTTOM LINE: Not surprisingly, in a battle between the league's best team and its worst, TCU dismantled the Rebels (2-8, 1-6). They host CSU this week.

Nov. 12

BYU 35, Wyoming 21

BOTTOM LINE: The Cowboys (4-6, 2-5) continue to cough up the football and they have lost five straight because of it. They finish up the season at SDSU.

Nov. 19

Utah at BYU

1 p.m., KJZZ

Last week:

New Mexico 31, Utah 27

BOTTOM LINE: The Utes (5-5, 3-4) remain one victory away from being bowl eligible. They can accomplish that task by knocking off BYU in Provo this week.