No one is more excited about the Brigham Young Cougars kicking off the 2013 football season on August 31 at the Virginia Cavaliers than us at BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL. Therefore, we will join the growing trend set by BYU Roster to countdown the days until the season. However, BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL will not hijack the idea of highlighting players who's jersey number matches the number of days until the season opener. As with everything done here, we will add our own little twist.
80 yard plays
Sean Covey pass to Bryce Doman vs. Texas, 1988
Jamal Willis run at Air Force, 1992
80 yards rushing (game or season)
Wally Hawkins, 1965
J.J. DiLuigi vs. UNLV, 2010
80 yards receiving (game or season)
Austin Collie vs. Northern Iowa, 2008
Reno Maho vs. Wyoming, 2002
Lucky Dare Fleming, 1970
Lee Johnson at Wyoming, 1983
80 combined points scored in a game
BYU 59, UNLV 21 (Oct. 10, 2009)
BYU 44, San Diego State 36 (Oct. 4, 2003)
BYU 45, Tusla 35 (Nov. 4, 1995)
80,000 game attendance
BYU at Notre Dame, 2005 (80,795)
80 years ago ...
1933--BYU was 5-4, its fourth winning season in the last five years, and seventh year in a row without a losing record. G. Ott Romney was the head coach. Biggest win was 25-0, twice, against Montana State and Colorado College. A shutout win against Western State, 13-0, gave the Cougars three shutout wins.
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