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Keys Strategies For Beating BYU

Keys Strategies For Beating BYU

By Carra McManamon

September 8, 2016

Some call it Rivalry Week, others call it the Holy War. Either way, the Utes look to continue their dominance over BYU on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Rice-Eccles Stadium and claim another victory over the Cougars. It won’t be an easy task; rivalry week is always heated, but the Utes will win if they can...

The Holy War, By The Numbers

The Holy War, By The Numbers

September 8, 2016

Utah’s all-time record against BYU is 55-31-4. BYU’s all-time winning percentage against Utah is .344, which is pretty close to the winning percentage of the Cleveland Browns over the past 10 years. The all-time point differential is +436 for Utah. In other words, BYU would need to beat Utah 48-0...

On the Other Sidelines: 9 Questions with The Daily Universe

On the Other Sidelines: 9 Questions with The Daily Universe

September 8, 2016

It's rivalry week — BYU and Utah are back at it Saturday night in Rice-Eccles Stadium. Looking ahead to the game, The Daily Utah Chronicle spoke with Nate Cunningham, the sports editor of BYU's student newspaper, The Daily Universe, to gain insight into BYU's squad. Q: What does the win against Arizo...

Fill In The Blank: The Last Time BYU Beat Utah _________

Fill In The Blank: The Last Time BYU Beat Utah _________

September 8, 2016

The last time BYU beat Utah (2009).... This year’s freshman class was in 4th grade Obama’s hair was still black “Lost” was still on air The newest iPhone was the 3GS Kanye West had just stolen the mic from T-Swift Donald Trump was just “that guy from ‘The Apprentice’” ...

Rivalry Breakdown: The Holy War through the Years

Rivalry Breakdown: The Holy War through the Years

By Blake Marshall

September 8, 2016

Rivalry games between Utah and BYU have been called many things: emotional, physical, aggressive, passionate, hate-filled, personal. This weekend, the Utah Utes and BYU Cougars meet for the 96th time on Saturday in Salt Lake City. In the current standings, the Utes hold the all-time record of 58-34-4....

Utes Hoping To Step Up Offense Against BYU

Utes Hoping To Step Up Offense Against BYU

September 8, 2016

In another installment of the BYU-Utah rivalry, the first regular season matchup since 2013, the Utes will take on the Cougars on Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The last time the two teams met was in the 2015 Las Vegas Bowl when the Utes got the best of the Cougars, forcing four first quarter turnovers, resulting in a 35-28 ...

Fan Feature: Utah Fans Find Happily Ever After

Fan Feature: Utah Fans Find Happily Ever After

By Blake Marshall

September 8, 2016

Despite having been born in Annapolis, Md., Danielle Keddington bleeds red, and as far as she knows, it’s something she was born with. “I watched games as early on as I can remember,” Keddington said. “I have pictures of my sister and I in Utah cheerleader dresses singing Utah Man with a pacifier...

The Utah-BYU Rivalry, Is It Even A Thing Anymore?

The Utah-BYU Rivalry, Is It Even A Thing Anymore?

By Armen Shrikian

September 8, 2016

[row cols_nr="2"] [col size="6"] Long Live The Rivalry by Jared Walch Who doesn’t love a good rivalry? They make things much more interesting — from Pepsi vs. Coke, to east coast vs. west coast. The Lakers and the Celtics dueling it out in so many great matches during the 1980s. The Yankees vs. ...

Fan Feature: Growing Into A Utah Fan

Fan Feature: Growing Into A Utah Fan

September 8, 2016

What does it mean to be a fan of the U football program? For superfan Bryce Bigelow, it means a lifetime of passion and dedication to his favorite sport. “I remember I first started watching games with my dad when I was about five years old. I remember watching cartoons on Saturday morning, and I...

Swim & Dive: McKay King Excited To Be A Ute His Senior Year

Swim & Dive: McKay King Excited To Be A Ute His Senior Year

By Emilee White

September 8, 2016

Growing up, senior McKay King was always a BYU fan, mostly because his dad played football there. When deciding what school he wanted to swim for in college, King picked BYU, because he knew many swimmers on the team already and because of his dad. In college, the rivalry between Utah and BYU wasn’t...

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