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How BYU, Utah and USU's opponents fared in Week 1

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 3 2013 5:12 p.m. MDT

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Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News
Record: 1-0

Last week: Win vs. Utah State (1-0)

This week: Home vs. Weber State, Saturday

After leading for much of the game, the Aggies lost a heartbreaking game against Utah as they fell 30-26.

“There is always going to be adversity in every game and I guess that was it,” Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton told the Deseret News. “It’s all about how we respond to adversity and we didn’t exactly respond in the right way. That’s something we, as captains, need to pick up. Hopefully we will and will come out of this next game with a W.”

Keeton will look to top last week's performance as the junior finished the game throwing 31-40 passes for 314 yards and two touchdowns. He also added 15 carriers for 85 yards.
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Hey Baby
Franklin, IN

Cool way to do an article!

CougFaninTX
Frisco, TX

BYU and Utah are going to have a tough time with tough schedules becoming bowl eligible. I knew this would be a rebuilding year for the offense, but I thought the offense would be further along than they are. I thought the defense could carry them to an 8-4 record, but after seeing the offense on Saturday I'd have to predict 6-6 at this point.

Utah should win Weber State, Oregon State (not nearly as good as last year), Washington State and Colorado. BYU, Arizona and Arizona St are 50 / 50 games. I'm raising my prediction from 4-8 to 6-6 since U beat USU (which I thought was a 50 / 50 game, and Oregon St looks poor. The SOS will not be in the top 20, as predicted in the preseason, but is still tough with four guaranteed loses.

USU has the easiest schedule and I'll keep my prediction at 8-4.

BYU, U and USU all look pretty comparable to me. USU has the best offense, BYU has the best defense, U has the best special teams (the kicker was amazing).

LV Edwards!
Pleasant Grove, UT

Hhmmmmphh . . . ~Frown~ Seems like things are gonna get intense. ~Frown~.

patriot
Cedar Hills, UT

Week two prediction for the Y...

Texas 34 BYU 16

Guam_Bomb
BARRIGADA, GU

As a Utah fan I was excited to see that the Ute's had the one ingredient that was lacking last year. Heart. It's that gritty toughness that for me has been the hallmark of Coach Whits teams. Based on what I saw last week, Utah could have an 8 win season. I definitely see a 4-0 start heading into conference play.

BYU will be 1-4 after their first five games. Sorry Zoobs, it's gonna be a long season. With the poor line play, Hill isn't going to make it into the second half during Texas.

The Aggies will win 9 and might get lucky against Boise State for 10.

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