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Published: Tuesday, Oct. 8 2013 1:25 p.m. MDT

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Salt Lake, UT

Why are both the first two games at Stanford?

Why does it go Provo, Provo, Stanford, Stanford, or at least Provo, Stanford, Provo, Stanford?

I guess one of these teams had a little more negotiating power?

Is cash also being given to Stanford as part of the deal? Likely.

Salt Lake, UT

Add 1 good and 2 nobodies.

That pretty much sums up byu's schedule since going independent

Playing 10 games against BCS schools is much better than 3-4 games against BCS schools.

But you guys wouldn't know. You'll have to trust us. it's more difficult to be sure, but better.

Salt Lake, UT

byu 2014 schedule only has THREE power conference teams


What a WEAK schedule!

Why don't you guys just join the Pac 12 or Big 12 and have 10 games against power conference teams at least?

Can't hack it?

Hyrum, UT

@ Christopher B:

Regardless of where these games are played, the main purpose of scheduling them is to show Utah exactly and precisely how to beat Stanford, since Utah will soon be showing everyone that they have no clue at all as to how it's done.

It's quite humorous how you often belittle BYU for having a soft schedule. Then we schedule tougher teams, you still find something to complain about. Enough with your anti-BYU paranoia.

Layton, UT

Every day, for the next 7 years, we're going to have to read about how byu is going to play Stanford. Utah plays them in 4 days, and multiple times before 2020. Go Utes beat Stanford.

Hyrum, UT

@ ChristoperB:

You are correct. We wouldn't know what's it like to play 10 games against BCS schools. Neither do we know what it's like to lose most of them... the way Utah does year-in and year-out... never having beaten even one with a winning record. Never. We'll just have to take your word for it on how that feels.

Good luck with your goal of trying to stay out of the conference cellar this year. As it currently stands and appears, you're really going to need it.

Syracuse, UT

I don't know ChristoperB, is it better to be on the bottom and then staying home and watching ALL the bowl games in your mother's basement?

Lincoln Coug
Lincoln, NE

Get a life. We could schedule Alabama for a home and home and you'd still find something to criticize!


Chris, congrats on picking the winner in the latest installment of the Holy War. I still question your (8-4) prediction for the Utes but, if that holds up I'll sing your praises.

That said, calm down bro! I don't think the Pac 12 is going to clear Utah off Stanford's schedule or anything.

Good luck the rest of the way. You've got a QB who can win you some games if his receivers don't have passes bouncing off them.

Orem, UT

Wow Chris you are incredible. First you say how no BCS team should ever do a one and one with a non BCS team. Now that the top dawg of the conference has done it, you point out something else. Who cares if the first 2 are at Stanford or BYU. How much crow are you going to eat? What will your next point be? Hey I bet stanford won't even wear the best uniforms. Or maybe we are sp irrelevant they will have the back up band members playing.

Nate in the 808
orem, ut

Right, Utah is 7 wins and 13 losses in the Pac-12. Thanks for reminding everyone.

Saratoga Springs, UT

New name, same ol' comments.

Lindon, UT

I believe that should round out the schedule for '14 but I haven't been able to find it listed all in one place. Anyone know it or know where to find it? Chris-- you know all things BYU. What say you?

Stringer Bell
Henderson, NV

Re: Lincoln Coug

" We could schedule Alabama for a home and home and you'd still find something to criticize!"

Sorry, no you couldn't.

South Jordan, UT

Stanford, Stanford + reschedule, reschedule could likely happen.

Hawaii is a good trip to recruit as BYU may have started the Poly chain into the mainland but they aren't getting the best Poly players to come to BYU. The best are going to Oregon, UCLA, USC, Utah, Oregon State, Washington, Arizona and Arizona State.

Salt Lake, UT


The 2014 byu schedule is this(not in order)

Virginia(LOL beat you)

Salt Lake City, UT

2014 BYU Schedule

Away Games
Boise St.
Middle Tennessee St.

Home Games
Utah St.
So. Miss
Savannah St.

Cheyenne, WY

BYU versus BCS teams 2013 1-2 (33%) 2012 2-2 (50%) 2011 2-2 (50%)
Utah Versus BCS teams 2013 0-2 (0%) 2012 3-6 (33%) 2011 5-5 (50%)
Chris bring up games against BCS teams BYU has a better percentage. (does not include bowl games) Looks like the cougars have the better percentage.
Having been involved with the inter-workings college athletics for about a decade Stanford wanted the two at home those years due to their other contracts. BYU needs it as well for their existing conttracts.

Frisco, TX

@ "Playing 10 games against BCS schools is much better than 3-4 games against BCS schools."

Does Virginia + Texas + Utah + Georgia Tech + Wisconsin + Notre Dame = 3 - 4? Is that how you count in SLC?

Add in Boise State and Utah State (who are better than most BCS) and BYU's sagarin rating higher than U and it leads to some jeolous comments, I guess.

Very excited to see a great (not good) addition of Stanford in November. Wow.

Happy Hawaii is back on the schedule - great recruiting and good November vacation.

I don't understand Savannah St. This gives us 13 games next year. Did I miss a cancellation or something?

Tom in CA
Vallejo, CA

Chrissy - I have some news for you .........

The Oregons, Stanfords, and USCs of the world play utah only because by conference affiliation they are required to.

utah is right in there with the buffs and the cougars of washington state. maybe you could throw arizona in that cupcake mix as well.

But you can just go right on ahead with being overjoyed in your conference of champions.

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