Company up to its old Utah-BYU rivalry week pranks

Published: Friday, Sept. 20 2013 6:20 p.m. MDT

A giant BYU flag is hoisted by a crane outside of Lendio just west of I-15 in South Jordan on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The flag was part of Lendio's BYU-Utah rivalry week pranks as BYU fans arrived to work to see 10,000 Utah red helium-filled balloons.

Matt Gade, Deseret News

SOUTH JORDAN — A company nearly equidistant from the University of Utah and BYU is up to its old pranks during rivalry week.

Lendio, a small-business loan and commercial financing firm, saw a giant BYU flag hoisted outside its South Jordan offices for all to see — including Ute fans.

But BYU fans would not get the last word. They walked into the office to find 10,000 red helium-filled balloons — their archrival's color — in the office.

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