BYU football report card: Cougars put together complete game in win over Boise State

Published: Saturday, Oct. 26 2013 2:21 a.m. MDT

Entering Friday, BYU had not yet put together a complete game this season. With scores in each quarter, however, the Cougars ended that slump.

In their 37-20 win over Boise State, the Cougars won their first game against the Broncos in four tries. They also became the first team from Utah to beat Boise State, punching their ticket to the Fight Hunger Bowl.

Rhett Wilkinson is a project manager for UtahPolicy.com and hails the true-blooded Aggies from Utah. The co-founder of magazine Aggie BluePrint.com, he's been an intern for the Deseret News and other publications. rhett.wilkinson@usu.edu | @wilklogan

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Oakley, ID

awesome win -- my daughter went to the game and considered that a great birthday present

Stop The Nonsense
El Paso, TX

Great win, BYU! Such a fun game to watch! Here's a question, though: does Bronco ask Anae to not run up the score on opposing teams? I can't understand why we go so vanilla with the play-calling when the 3rd quarter is not even over. Maybe by blowing opponents out, it would burn bridges and make it harder for an independent BYU to reschedule these teams in the future?

Overall, though, great game by BYU! Taysom Hill is an absolute stud.

DEW Cougars
Sandy, UT

The Grading stinks, just discontinue the grading stuff which I think you did worse than those AP and Coaches voters! Sorry, just my opinion.

It was about time we ended this monkeys off our backs!

Surf is Up
Miami, FL

If you are going to grade the offense then you should probably break it down into parts. Once again some of the usual suspects on the O line killed drives deep into the red zone by being unable to remember the snap count.

Ronald Uharriet
SWun City, Ca.

I think that if you are to grade the Cougars and the coaches and the play callers on the game vs. Boise State, you must first
divide the game into two halves.

The first half deserves a grade higher than indicated in your final score. The second half should be graded one grade lower than your indicated score.

Perhaps, averaging the two scores together, you may come close to that which you indicated.

As for me, the first half was very exciting ], like the one vs Houston where we played 4 quarters of exciting football.
However, the second half in the game vs. Boise State was terrible and too bad to keep me awake. Second half was a bore and far too conservative.

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