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The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 17, 2020

BYU in review: Thrilling win over Houston showed the No. 14 Cougars also have some mettle

Before the game even started at Houston, BYU had already taken some hits. Star defensive linemen Khyiris Tonga didn’t travel with the team due to a non-COVID-related illness and defensive lineman Lorenzo Fauatea suffered a season-ending injury earlier in the week.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 17, 2020

No. 14 BYU rallies past Houston for 43-26 victory

With their backs against the wall, the BYU Cougars found themselves facing the most adversity of the season. No. 14 BYU found itself in some serious trouble after two horrendous quarters, but continued scratching and clawing.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 15, 2020

Houston has played only one game and is depleted, but it still presents No. 14 BYU with toughest test of season

Provo • BYU’s football started its season nearly six weeks ago, but the Cougars are making just their second road trip of the campaign this week, traveling to Texas to face the Houston Cougars on Friday night
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 14, 2020

BYU receiver Gunner Romney making a name for himself in Cougars’ 4-0 start

Gunner Romney never chose to be a wide receiver. The position naturally chose him.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 11, 2020

BYU in review: Saturday’s game brought back memories of last year’s loss to Toledo and USF, but Cougars changed the outcome this time

Saturday afternoon’s game against UTSA didn’t provide the same dominating performance BYU has become known for this season, but it did show growth and improvement.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 9, 2020

BYU center Joe Tufuaku has finally found his place with the Cougars after long journey to get here

Provo • Last week, the BYU Cougars' offensive line saw a minor, but important change-up.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 7, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners’ balanced offense will make them a good test for BYU’s defense

Provo • A lot has been said about the BYU offense, which has dazzled in the first three games of the season. Led by quarterback Zach Wilson, the Cougars attack has put up 148 points while averaging nearly 600 yards per game.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 6, 2020

LaVell Edwards Stadium to stay empty for Saturday’s BYU-UTSA game

LaVell Edwards will continue to be empty when the Cougars face UTSA Saturday.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 5, 2020

National attention places target on Cougars' backs, but BYU will stay humble and hungry

BYU football is back in the national conversation. But coach Kalani Sitake is hoping to keep his players away from the hype.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 4, 2020

BYU jumps up seven spots to No. 15 on AP Top 25 ranking, highest since 2009

As BYU keeps winning, the Cougars keep moving up the rankings.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 3, 2020

BYU in review: Unbeaten path forward becomes clearer following rout of La. Tech; Zach Wilson continues to sizzle

For the first time in the Kalani Sitake era, the BYU Cougars have started the season 3-0 following a third consecutive dominating performance to beat La. Tech 45-14 Friday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 3, 2020

With another lopsided win, BYU football team shows New Year’s Six potential

BYU would rather not look ahead on the schedule, but that may start getting tougher given how good the Cougars have looked through three games.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 3, 2020

BYU routs Louisiana Tech 45-14 in battle of unbeatens

No. 22 BYU had five weeks to prepare for Navy and nearly three weeks to prepare for Troy. Against Louisiana Tech, the Cougars had four days to get ready.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 2, 2020

In its 10th year without a conference, independence ultimately saved BYU’s 2020 football season

Provo • Nine years ago, if BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe would have gone back to the Mountain West Conference to ask for help, he would have been denied. A decade ago, the Cougars announced they would be leaving the Mountain West and instead become a college football independent.
The Salt Lake Tribune Oct 2, 2020

BYU gets San Diego State back on the schedule, Cougars up to 10 games for the 2020 season

BYU has regained a second originally-scheduled opponent in as many days. A day after announcing the Cougars would face Boise State, BYU announced the addition of San Diego State on Dec. 12 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

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  • Khyiris Tonga

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    BYU in review: Thrilling win over Houston showed the No. 14 Cougars also have some mettle

  • Gunner Romney

    Gunner Romney

    BYU receiver Gunner Romney making a name for himself in Cougars’ 4-0 start

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