BYU's best offensive performances under Robert Anae

Published: Monday, Jan. 7 2013 10:03 a.m. MST

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Final Score: 38-8

Editor's note: It's difficult to say what caused more joy to Cougar nation: Beating a PAC-10 foe, or watching then-coach Mike Bellotti eat crow.

Asked in the days leading up to Thursday's Las Vegas Bowl to compare the BYU football team to his Pac-10 Conference peers, Oregon head coach Mike Bellotti opined that BYU was a far cry from the Pac-10 elite.

By the time Thursday's postgame media session rolled around, the comparison — after BYU's 38-8 rout of the Ducks — again came front and center, with Bellotti asked if he thought the Mountain West Conference champion Cougars might now qualify in his mind as a mid-level Pac-10 team.

"We didn't play like a mid-level Pac-10 team, but no, my opinion of them hasn't changed."

Read more about the 2006 Las Vegas Bowl.

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