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Blue roundup: Will BYU's season-opener vs. Washington State get bumped up two days?

Published: Tuesday, May 15 2012 10:53 a.m. MDT

BYU and Washington State could be playing their season-opener two days earlier than originally announced, on a Thursday night on ESPN.

WSU athletic director Bill Moos hinted Monday that the game between the WSU Cougars and the BYU Cougars could be moved up to Aug. 30, helping to kick off the opening weekend of college football. Nothing official has been announced yet.

One of the many storylines of this game — first-year WSU coach Mike Leach, the former coach at Texas Tech, will be returning to his alma mater, BYU.

Lone Peak High receiver Talon Shumway has committed to BYU.

Legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards laments the potential demise of the Western Athletic Conference in football.

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