Did you know that this will be the eighth time BYU has played a Pac-12 member in the season opener?BYU is 4-3 in these games dating back to 1964. At home, BYU is 3-1. Under Bronco Mendenhall, BYU is 2-1.
1964—at Oregon, L, 20-13
1978—at Oregon State, W, 10-6
1997—Washington, L, 42-20
1999—Washington, W, 35-28
2006—at Arizona, L, 16-13
2007—Arizona, W, 20-7
2010—Washington, W, 23-17
Washington State will be the fifth different Pac-12 school.
The 1999 game against Washington was the only one played on Thursday, like the Washington State game will be.
NOTE: Season opening games played against Arizona and Arizona State prior to 1978 were not included, since those schools were not yet members of the Pac Conference.
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