College football is back, and that means there's more Taysom Hill touchdowns, more Jamaal Williams big runs and more big-time plays from All-American Kyle Van Noy.

The Cougars open in ACC country as they face the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday. Both teams look to start their seasons on the right foot with a victory.

So, here's everything you need to know about BYU's Week 1 matchup with Virginia, from where to watch to trends and key players to watch on Saturday.

Gameday at a Glance

BYU (0-0) at Virginia (0-0)

The basics

Saturday, 1:30 p.m. MDT

Scott Stadium (61,500)


Radio: 1160 AM

Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 80s.

The Stakes

For Virginia ... The Cavaliers are looking to rebound from a 4-8 record last year. With a game against No. 3 Oregon next week, Virginia is looking to start the season on the right foot.

For BYU ... The Cougars are seeking a road victory against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent.

The Trends

For Virginia ... In his career as a head coach, Mike London has won all five of his season openers.

For BYU ... The Cougars have won six consecutive season openers, dating back to 2007. The last time BYU and Virginia played, in 2000 in Charlottesville, the Cougars won in overtime, 38-35.

The Edge

Virginia will win if ... The Cavaliers can force the Cougar offense into turnovers, mistakes and quick three-and-outs.

BYU will win if ... The Cougar defense plays like it did last year, rattles sophomore quarterback David Watford, contains running back Kevin Parks, and holds Virginia to less than 14 points.

Player to Watch

Taysom Hill, BYU: The sophomore quarterback is playing in his first game since a season-ending knee injury last October. How will Hill do in his debut running the go-fast, go-hard offense installed by offensive coordinator Robert Anae? The pressure is on Hill to make smart, good decisions.

Key Matchup

Virginia's experienced secondary vs. BYU's receivers: The Cavaliers' defensive backfield is one of the school's biggest strengths, while the Cougars boast a stable of solid receivers, including Cody Hoffman, JD Falslev, Skyler Ridley, Mitch Mathews and Ross Apo.

Injury Report

Virginia: None.

BYU: Freshman defensive lineman JonRyheem Peoples (concussion) has been cleared to play, but likely won't take the field until next week.