Utes and Cougars fight it out on the cornfield

Published: Thursday, Sept. 19 2013 6:18 p.m. MDT

Fans walk through the BYU vs. Utah rivalry corn maze at Cornbelly's at Thanksgiving Point on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. One hundred seventeen fans and students were waiting inside the Y and U of the maze, representing the 117 years of the rivalry as BYU and Utah student body presidents raced through the maze for a rivalry week challenge.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

LEHI — Before their favorite teams hit the football field, BYU and University of Utah students and fans took to the cornfield to mark rivalry week.

The Cornbelly's maze at Thanksgiving Point was crafted with a "U" and a "Y" in the buildup to Saturday's game, and supporters of both schools made their way through it on Thursday.

One hundred seventeen fans and students were waiting inside the Y and U of the maze, representing the 117 years of the rivalry as BYU and Utah student body presidents raced through the maze for a rivalry week challenge.

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