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BYU football: 10 facts, stats about the Cougars heading into homecoming vs. Georgia Tech

Published: Friday, July 31 2015 8:39 p.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall smiles during the win over USU during NCAA football game in Logan  Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.  BYU won 31-14.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall smiles during the win over USU during NCAA football game in Logan Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. BYU won 31-14. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

PROVO — After five games this year, BYU finally has a winning record at 3-2. The Cougars’ homecoming game against Georgia Tech on Oct. 12 marks the sixth game and halfway point of BYU’s regular season. If BYU wins three more games, it will play in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on Dec. 27 against a Pac-12 team.

BYU currently has a 2-1 record against Georgia Tech. Last year, the Cougars pummeled the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta, 41-17. The last time Georgia Tech visited Provo (2003), BYU won the contest, 24-13.

As the matchup between the Cougars and Yellow Jackets draws near, here are 10 must-know facts and stats.

Michael Chase is a graduate of Dixie State University and Deseret News contributor. He is the owner of Mike's Professional Editing LLC, which provides proofreading and audio transcription services. EMAIL: mikesprofessionalediting@gmail.com

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