The BYU Cougars and Utah Utes will meet for the first time ever in a season opener when they square off Thursday, Aug. 29 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo (8:15 p.m. MT).
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BYU quarterback Zach Wilson comes from a family of highly successful, driven people on his mother’s side and a dedicated father who compensated for the shortcomings of his own childhood
Every starter returns along the OL, most notably All-America candidates James Empey at center and Brady Christensen at left tackle, prompting Pro Football Focus to call it the 12th best OL in the country; Only backup tackle Thomas Shoaf is moving on
If BYU is to defeat No. 14 Utah, the Cougars will need to avoid the biggest issue they’ve had in the Utes’ eight-game win streak: Stop turning it over.
Reliving the notorious 1998 Utah-BYU game, and learning from the man at its center.
Everything you need to know about the BYU-Utah game, including how to watch it.
Cougars coach Kalani Sitake says they have planned to face Moss, ‘one of best running backs in college football,’ all along
Underdog Cougars are tired of hearing about Utes’ eight-game winning streak, ready to create their own rivalry memories
Utah has lofty expectations heading into opener at BYU
The Utes have held a decisive special teams advantage over the Cougars in recent years, although BYU coaches feel optimistic it could change come Thursday.
Last season, BYU linebacker Zayne Anderson stood on the sideline as he watched his team fall to Utah. His wait is almost over. And this time, he’ll be on the field.
Utes say this is 100th game, Cougars say it’s the 94th.
Popular coach can avoid pink slip talk the rest of the season by breaking long losing streak to the rival Utes.
Utah began that campaign by prevailing at Michigan.
In his first game coaching BYU’s offensive line, Eric Mateos will be leading his players against No. 14 Utah’s vaunted defensive line, which is considered by many as one of the top D-lines in the country.
Newcomers to the rivalry have very little idea what the game means. They learn. Boy, do they learn.
BYU senior free safety Austin Lee juggles a multitude of responsibilities. And that’s just off the field. Lee, who started his career at Utah in 2015, stays busy being a husband and father of two young children.
For BYU fans, it’s a mantra — or a rallying cry, or a painful admission — that has been hanging over them since the Cougars squandered a 27-7 lead late in the third quarter at Rice-Eccles Stadium last November and watched Utah rally for a 35-27 victory.
Utah kicks off the season Thursday at BYU.
Too much taunting, too much boorish behavior, too risky for the Utes and too many religious overtones cited by some who otherwise won’t miss a single game.