BYU football: FOX Sports lists BYU as a potential (if unlikely) BCS buster

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 11 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Riley Nelson (13) runs thought defenders during the first half as Brigham Young University plays Weber State University in football Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Provo, Utah.

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Our take: BYU is undefeated after two games, but those were the easy ones. Starting with Saturday's rivalry matchup at Utah, BYU has a hard road ahead. So while FOX Sports writer Sam Gardner says BYU could bust the BCS if they run the table, he recognizes how difficult a task that will be:

If the No. 25 Cougars (2-0) are going to make their first-ever BCS appearance this season, their best bet is to go undefeated. But that's asking a ton of BYU in its second season as an independent, considering that games against Utah, Boise State, Oregon State, Notre Dame and Georgia Tech still loom large.

Read more about BYU's BCS chances on FOX Sports.

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