20 years ago: Shootout ends in tie

Published: Sunday, Nov. 13 2011 12:00 a.m. MST

Ty Detmer threw career highs of 599 yards and six touchdowns as BYU overcame a 45-17 deficit in the third quarter to force a 52-52 tie against San Diego State, an NCAA record for most points by both teams in a tie game. It assured BYU of at least a tie for the WAC title and a spot in the Holiday Bowl.

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