BYU football's biggest road wins in school history

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5 2013 6:43 p.m. MST

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Even though the Utes weren't ranked, this road win stands out in BYU history.

While the Cougars were the ranked team and the favorite headed into this game, Utah held the home-field advantage as well as a four-game winning streak over its hated rival.

It looked that the Utes would extend that streak to five when Brett Ratliff scored a touchdown to give his team a 31-27 lead with just 1:19 to go.

But Beck, Johnny Harline and the Cougars refused to lose. They drove down the field and Beck found Harline on his knees for the winning touchdown with no time left on the clock. BYU fans went wild while stunned Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium shuffled for the exits.
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Provo, UT

I think the UCLA was the biggest and second was the win over Texas A & M. Those wins really showed that BYU could play with the big boys.

bountiful, ut

Just win on Saturday... What more needs be said? This season has turned out to be a stunning delight!

Cinci Man

I want to see this week's game. If they can pull this one out, it will rank among the biggest wins. Bring it all to the game Cougars! We know you can do it. Now do it!

Spanish Fork, Ut

Not much of an impressive list considering it goes back 35 years. I don't know if that is more of a reflection of the big road games BYU has lost or the strength of their opponents during this time. One thing is for sure, Bronco needs to win bigger games on the road. BYU loses way too many of them and not usually because they are the weaker team. BYU has an uncanny way of beating themselves. Beating Wisconsin would be huge.

Dietrich, ID

In 1979 a tie game ended in a tie. There was no OT in college football until 1996. That is why going for win or tie was crucial decision. Remember 1991 at SDSU.

Plano, TX

Re the Texas AM game... College football games ended in ties. 1996 is when they started OT.

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