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Published: Thursday, Sept. 20 2012 10:00 p.m. MDT

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Provo, , UT

The future looks bright with Hill. And wow an amazing defensive effort! Offense killed us. Completely.

Juice Box
Eureka, UT

Proof that BYU can't beat anyone decent.

Mid-Majors for live.

Mount Olympus
Salt Lake, UT

Miss Heaps yet?

Cedar City, UT

I love Bronco and I love the Cougars, but the coaches have a lot to explain going for the 2pt conversion. The other team cannot get into the end zone all night and the kicker cannot kick. Anything can happen but I like my chances in OT.

IA Cougar
West Des Moines, IA

Wow. No words to explain it. Defense gets an A+. Offense gets an F. Horribly embarrassing.
2004 all over again.

St. George, UT

once again, byu beats themselves-right???

Highland, UT

Let the defense win the game- no instead you go for a 2 point conversion. Poor coaching.

Boise Bill
Meridian, ID

Both teams were less than stellar.

Idaho Falls, ID

Unbelievable decision!
OK waynerout, I'll concede, Nelson and Doman are killing us.
The best defensive performance in BYU history for Bronco and he blows it on the 2 pt decision.

Whoa Nellie
American Fork, UT

The only thing more pathetic than the offensive effort with the caliber of receivers BYU has is the comments by the above irrelevant haters.

Hugh G. Hater
Swat Lake City, UT

Bronco and Doman need to be shown the door.

Here's to hoping Hill can get the offense turned around
for the remainder of the season.

Alpine Coug
Alpine, UT

Two weeks in a row that our offense gives away winnable games. This is sickening to watch what we anticipated would be a semi-potent offense sputter and fail. Pointsettia Bowl here we come!

Provo, UT

OK, so not going for the kick was one stupid call, even before the play played out. But why no onsides kick? You are down 1, have no timeouts left and BSU needs basically just 1 first down to shut the game down. The offensive play calling in this game was the worst I've seen. No offense to Riley, but if your starting QB has 3 INTs and just 18 yards after 2 1/2 quarters, you don't keep him in. This is why you have a 2-deep chart!

Salt Lake City, UT

Right now Brandon Doman is making me miss Robert Anae and Gary Crowton. Why did it take 4 interceptions to pull Nelson? That loss belongs to Riley Nelson, Doman and Mendenhall. They all three owe the rest of the team as well as the fans an apology! Embarrassing to say the least!

Hyrum, UT

Once again Bronco shows his coaching will cost BYU 3 or 4 loses a year. Gary Andersen should be smiling.

East Salt Lake City, Utah

I have to admit that was a great long drive at the end by the freshman Hill. You might actually have a QB.

What I don't understand is how do you go for 2 points when you have momentum and your defense has shut out Boise's offense? Tie the game and trust your defense win it.

Wayne Rout
El Paso, TX

I said in this paper that if Riley started against Boise State BYU would loose. They did...we did. The good news is that Riley was finally replaced in a game. Even though Bronco decided to take a loss, he did have the good judgement to finally give Hill the reigns. Let's hope this continues for the remainder of the season, but I fear we will see Riley starting in the next game.


Not sure why everyone is complaining...Riley Nelson threw the game-winning TD.


Fact 1: This is a very good defense. Very Good.

Fact 2: Bronco is a Very Good Defensive Coordinator.

Fact 3: Hill is the future and the future should begin now.

Fact 4: Coaching cost this game. Offensive and Decisions. No two points in that circumstance and if you do, you go for the On Side. (See fact two as to where Bronco should be).

Fact 5: Andy Reid.

Fact 6: Teams lose football games. That happens and it does not mean you are a bad team but giving it away is not how it should go.

Fact 7: Van Noy is an Olympian. As in Zeus or Apollo.

Fact 8: Good job Boise State - they are tough and nearly unbeatable at home. Proved again tonight.

Fact 9: This game has nothing to do with Utah.

Fact 10: I have my tickets on order for the Poinsettia Bowl and it will be against the Mountain West Champion - Boise State.

Steve C. Warren

Great defenses. In in 7-7 game, I figured BYU would have won with a field goal in OT. Alas, there was no OT.

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