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Friday, June 21, 2013

Cougar Kickoff Countdown: 71 Days until BYU at Virginia



71-yard plays
Ty Detmer touchdown pass to Chuck Cutler vs. Hawaii, 1988

71 rushing yards
Eddie Stinnett vs. New Mexico, 1983

71 receiving yards
Dan Plater vs. New Mexico, 1979

71 rushes
Bruce Hansen, 1986
Wally Hawkins, 1968
Phil Brady, 1963
 
71 receptions
Jeff Blanc, 1973-76

71 tackles
John Neal, 1979
Brian Mitchell, 1989
Scott Johnson, 2009
 
71 combined points scored
BYU 51, Utah 20 (Nov. 15, 1975)
BYU 65, Utah State 6 (Sep. 24, 1977)

71 thousand
BYU beat Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin in 1980 in front of 71,496 spectators

71 years ago
1942--BYU was 2-5. Biggest win: Utah, 12-7. First win in school history against Utah. Several players and head coach Eddie Kimball missed the season while serving in the armed forced for World War II.



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