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BYU football: Gameday glance

Published: Friday, Oct. 14 2011 8:25 p.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Joe Sampson (5) celebrates a sack on UCF Knights quarterback Jeff Godfrey (2) in Provo Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

BYU (4-2) at Oregon St. (1-4)

Today, 2 p.m.

Reser Stadium (45,674)

Corvallis, Ore.

TV: KBYU/Fox College Sports Pacific

Radio: 1160AM, 102.7FM

Weather: Partly cloudy, with temperatures in the mid-60s

Player To Watch

Riley Nelson, BYU QB: Making his second start of the season, Nelson will need to cut down on turnovers after throwing two interceptions and coughing up a fumble last week against San Jose State. He's never won a road game as a starter at BYU.

Key Matchup

BYU's secondary vs. Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion: The Cougars' secondary has been vulnerable to big plays through the air this season.

Injury Report

Oregon State: Running back Malcolm Agnew (hamstring) is probable while running back Jovan Stevenson (ankle) is expected to play today.

BYU: None.

Next Up

Oregon State hosts Washington State on Oct. 22. BYU hosts Idaho State on Oct. 22.BYU schedule

Sept. 3 at Ole Miss W, 14-13

Sept. 10 at Texas L, 17-16

Sept. 17 vs. Utah L, 54-10

Sept. 23 vs. UCF W, 24-17

Sept. 30 vs. Utah St. W, 27-24

Oct. 08vs. San Jose St.W, 29-16

Oct. 15 at Oregon St. KBYU/FCSP

Oct. 22 vs. Idaho St. 1 p.m. (BYUtv)

Oct. 28 at TCU 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Nov.12 vs. Idaho TBA (ESPN*)

Nov. 19vs. New MexicoTBA (ESPN*)

Dec. 3 at Hawai'i5:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

*To be aired on one of the ESPN networks

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