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Published: Monday, Aug. 27 2012 10:09 a.m. MDT

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Archer
Salt Lake City, Utah

Hmmmm, I clicked on this article to see more about Bronco getting heckled. Too bad for me, 'cause it didn't provide any more details.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Do we know the devotional schedule for this year?

I confidently predict byu will have the best church devotional record of any college team in 2012!

Does anyone know why bronco hasn't gone to a BCS bowl yet? We've done it several times and its really fun. Its great going undefeated and being called one of the best teams in the nation.

Y don't U guys try it sometime?

uteBusters
Park City, UT

Does anybody know why the Utes have never won a national championship, won a Heisman Trophy, won an individual national award, been a perennial Top 25 team, or had a player inducted into the national college football hall of fame?

We've achieved ALL of those benchmarks, most of them many times.

It's great going undefeated and being recognized as THE #1 team in the nation.

Y don't U try it sometime?

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btw, do Utah fans understand how difficult it is to lose to TWO 10-loss teams in such a short time period? It must be pretty difficult, since only four major college teams have done it in the last five years.

Riddles in the Dark
Olympus Cove, Utah

Archer

You have to watch the video if you want to hear Bronco's comments about being heckled.

JohnInSLC
Cottonwood Heights, UT

UteBusted:

There you go again, dragging up ancient history. If you want to do that, please include the head to head record. No? I thought so.

Otherwise, let's compare Utah's accomplishments to BYU mediocrity in the last decade:

8-1 bowl record [BYU 5-2]
Two undefeated seasons (incl. ‘05 Fiesta and ‘09 Sugar Bowl victories) [BYU - 0]
Two final Top 5 rankings [BYU - 0]
2008 AFCA Coach of the Year award [BYU - 0]
2005 No. 1 NFL draft pick [BYU - 0]
One consensus All-American (at two positions!): Louie Sakoda [BYU - 0]
Overall record 92-32 [BYU 80-45]
Head-to-Head: Utah 7, BYU 3

So, quit hating and be happy with your publicly over-optimistic coach, your crappy November schedule and your guaranteed bottom-tier bowl game.

Swoop
Salt Lake City, UT

JohnInSLC

Yet even during your best decade in history - 2000-2009 - U still didn't manage to win a single national player award of any kind.

Luke Staley - Doak Walker Award - Nations Best Running Back

BYU has won FIFTEEN National Individual Player Awards

Call us when Utah wins it's first.

Top 25 Finishes During the 2000's

BYU - 5
Utah - 5

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During the Bronco/Kyle era (even more recent history)

Top 25 Finishes
BYU 5
Utah 3

Top 15 Finishes
BYU 3
Utah 1

10+ Win Seasons
BYU 5
Utah 3

Conference Championships
BYU 2
Utah 1

Head-to-head
BYU 3
Utah 4

Overall
BYU 66-24
Utah 65-25

dallas realist
rockwall, texas

can't we just say that both teams have accomplished a lot? utah has been better this decade though. hope that changes this year!

3grandslams
Iowa City, IA

Chris B. we know, we did it and won a national championship! It is awesome.

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